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Musical mnemonics have a long and diverse history of popular use. In addition, music processing in...
Memory systems are activated through improved listening, attention, concentration, and recall.
Music works to aid our memory because the beat, the melody, and the harmonies serve as “carriers” for the language content (Snyder 2000). This is why it is often easier...
Retain what they hear, of course.
A musician retains 17% more of heard information than the average person, who retains only 10% to 25% of what's heard.
And we know kids' brains are like sponges, thirsty for information. With that much brain...