Simply Listening To Music Affects One’s Musicality

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 11:21 in Psychology & Sociology

Researchers have demonstrated how much the brain can learn simply through active exposure to many different kinds of music. “More and more labs are showing that people have the sensitivity for skills that we thought were only expert skills,” Henkjan Honing (UvA) explains. “It turns out that mere exposure makes an enormous contribution to how musical competence develops.”

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