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  • Making Music Boosts Brain’s Language Skills
    National Geographic, February 22, 2010
  • Neuroscience Quarterly: Music Training and the Brain
    Society for Neuroscience, May 17, 2010
  • Phys Ed: Does Music Make You Exercise Harder?
    New York Times, August 25, 2010
  • Research finds brain link for words, music
    The Seattle Times, February 22, 2010
  • Singing ‘rewires’ damaged brain
    BBC News, February 22, 2010
  • Taking music seriously
    Science Blog, July 21, 2010
  • Taking Music Seriously
    eScience News, July 20, 2010
  • Why music is good for you
    Nature News, July 20, 2010
  • Hearing the Music, Honing the Mind
    Scientific American, November 1, 2010
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    Canada.com, July 20, 2010
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    Il Globo 28 Settembre 2007
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    Salutopoli, 26 Settembre 2007
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    Pupia 26 Settembre 2007
  • Music ‘may aid literacy learning’
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    Daily India (India) March 13, 2007
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    Health 24 - News, September 25, 2007
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    HealthInfoNIAC.com, September 27, 2007
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    Scientist Live, September 25, 2007
  • Music Lessons Fine-tune the Brain
    Chicago Tribune, April 4, 2007
  • Music May Beat Phonics in Improving Verbal Skills
    Scientific Blogging, September 24, 2007
  • Music Training ‘Tunes’ Human Auditory System
    New Indpress (India) March 13, 2007
  • Music Training Enhances Verbal Skills
    On Your Mind, September 25, 2007
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    AndhraNews.com, September 25, 2007
  • Music Training Enhances Verbal Skills: Study
    Web India 123, September 25, 2007
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    Yahoo News, India, September 25, 2007
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    IndiasNews.com, September 25, 2007
  • Music Training Helps Get People Talking
    CBC News, Canada, September 26, 2007
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    Forbes.com, September 26, 2007
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    Yahoo! Health, September 26, 2007
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    AOL Body, September 26, 2007
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    US News & World Report, September 26, 2007
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    Austin American Statesman, September 26, 2007
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    MSN, September 26, 2007
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    MedlinePlus, September 26, 2007
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    HealthDay, September 26, 2007
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    HealthForums September 26, 2007
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    Oxford Press, September 26, 2007
  • Music Training Improves Verbal Skills
    United Press International, September 25, 2007
  • Music Training Linked to Enhanced Verbal Skills
    Northwestern Press Release, Sept 24, 2007
  • Music Training Linked to Enhanced Verbal Skills
    Huliq.Com, September 25, 2007
  • Music Training Linked to Enhanced Verbal Skills
    Edukey, September 25, 2007
  • Music Training Linked to Enhanced Verbal Skills
    Training Club, September 25, 2007
  • Music Training May Offer Benefits for Literacy Skills
    News-Medical.net, September 25, 2007
  • Musical Training Found Important for Verbal Communication
    Voice of America (VOA), September 25, 2007
  • Musical Training Helps Brain Process Sound
    Daily Northwestern, March 29, 2007
  • Musical tuition ‘can boost reading skills’
    Telegraph.co.uk, September 25, 2007
  • Playing Music Makes You Smart
    Yahoo News March 19, 2007
  • Research Certifies Playing Music Helps Make You Smart
    Turks Daily News (Turkey), March 17, 2007
  • Research Finds Musical Training Can ‘Tune’ the Auditory System
    Northwestern Press Release, March 13, 2007
  • Research Finds Musical Training Can ‘Tune’ the Auditory System
    Northwestern Press Release March 13, 2007
  • Skilled Ear for Music May Help Language
    Asian Week March 30, 2007
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    The Daily Collegian April 17, 2007
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