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Music education ‘essential for cognitive development’: Dr Anita Collins

Whether you’re a lover of Beethoven’s sweet symphony or prefer head banging to ACDC, there’s no doubt that music is powerful.

Many of the world’s greatest composers shot to stardom as children, learning how to read and write from sheet music instead of bedtime stories. So, does this mean the recorder does more than drive parents insane and is in fact creating child prodigies?

Award winning music educator, Dr. Anita Collins reveals groundbreaking research into the benefits of music for childhood cognitive and behavioural development in her new novel, ‘The Music Advantage’.

She joins John Stanley with insights that will sound like music to your ears.

 

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