Brains Are Tuned Up When Parents Add Music to Home-Study Programs

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When journalist Melissa Locker shared findings of a Northwestern University research study with readers of “Time” magazine in 2014, parents perked up. According to Nina Kraus–who directs the university’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory – children not only reap the benefits of music education, but engagement with and exposure to tunes, lyrics and musical instruments literally change…

Really interesting article!
We have always taken our children to lessons. It is very insightful to read that there can also be success with home based programs. I’m not sure if we would have the gusto to give it a go, but this article was still very interesting. Perhaps if one of the kids wants to try something new one day we’ll attempt a home program as an experiment ;).