Music and the brain

Sound as a central aspect of music making

2021-05-14T07:17:24+01:00

Absolutely everything produces sound. Traffic, speaking, waterfalls, cash machines... and my personal favourite, people playing instruments and people singing. Sound is defined as “vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person’s ear”. From my experience we take sound for granted. I am quite certain that the majority of us does not hear a sound and think “ that is a traveling vibration”. Music, having sound production in its essence, is perhaps the most abstract of arts- we can not see it, touch it, it enters our ears and the rest happens [...]

Sound as a central aspect of music making2021-05-14T07:17:24+01:00

Can playing the piano increase your IQ?

2021-03-01T10:25:16+00:00

Learn why you can seriously increase your IQ when you learn how to play the piano. Playing the piano is good food for your brain and amazing for your future well-being! Playing a musical instrument can be a fun way to pass time and gain a new skill, whether you’re a complete beginner or have been playing for years. But could picking up an instrument boost your intelligence too? Research suggests that it could have a positive impact on your IQ as well as other measures of intellect According to research from the University of Zurich, regularly playing a musical instrument [...]

Can playing the piano increase your IQ?2021-03-01T10:25:16+00:00
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