Train Your Brain Better By Learning A Musical Instrument

Posted at October 26th, 2016 | by Yash Vikram Singh | in Entertainment, Featured, News

We’ve been told up until now that playing any kind of games boosts our brain’s cognitive activity, but as of now research shows that learning music instrument actually promotes an overall healthy brain and help your mind be sharp as we head towards the latter stage of our lives. “Music probably does something unique,” said neuropsychologist Catherine Loveday of the University of Westminster. “It stimulates the brain in a very powerful way, because of our emotional connection with it.”

 

 

The complexity and various combinations of neural signals required while playing an instrument only gives our brain an edge. Hearing, seeing and touching have to be used in perfect synergy. Not only does learning an instrument help increase grey matter volume but also helps but also helps strengthen long range connections. Other researches have also shown that it impacts verbal memory, spatial reasoning & literacy skills.

 

 

It’s also about what age one picked up learning an instrument. Those who picked up instruments at an early age have shown greater signs of change in their neural pathways. We’ve been telling out parents how video games enhance our hand-eye coordination and our brains cognitive functions but any kind of ‘game’ will only go as far as to develop that particular skill just as playing football or dancing may improve our footwork but playing an instrument goes way deeper than that. “It’s a strong cognitive stimulus that grows the brain in a way that nothing else does, and the evidence that musical training enhances things like working memory and language is very robust.”

So go on now, grab an instrument. We hear violin makes you more smart than anything else.

 

Source: The Guardian

Yash Vikram Singh

TALK OF THE TOWN

Psy Legends Vini Vici Are Coming To India This November

Psychedelic Trance dignitary Vini Vici are planning an India tour later thi ...

20 Night Clubs In India That You Need To Party At

There are very little things that may beat going out partying that would ma ...

One Republic Are Coming To India Next Month

One of the greatest Pop-Rock bands of our time are hitting up India next mo ...

Troyboi Is Coming Back For An India Tour This Month

It seems like Troyboi will be coming back for more after his debut India to ...

10 Night Clubs In Mumbai That You Must Party At

Not every soul would agree but Mumbai is the most exquisite city when it co ...

Cafés In Mumbai That Won't Burn A Hole In Your Pocket

Mumbai is yuuge and as a result there are loads and loads of quirky and min ...

TRENDING

Nucleya Drops A Banger With Raftaar

Udyan Sagar, better known by his stage name Nucleya, has dropped a banging ...

Insomniac Announces New Gaming Festival

California-based events company, Insomniac has now announced a new festival ...

Gigs To Not Miss This November

1. Guthrie Govan, Gino Banks And Mohini Dey | Bangalore Fandom is a new li ...

Laugh It Off In Bengaluru

5 Stars Who? Rahul Subramanian Where? Fandom at Gilly's Redefine ...

10 Bollywood Song To Dance To

With Yo Yo Honey Singh making a come back with various tracks, Uravashi bei ...

Steve Aoki's "Hoovela" Is Here

Steve Aoki is back. Rather he is back and better. With a release of big-roo ...


Find Events

In your city, in your neighbourhood. Coming soon.

What’s Trending

What trends never ends.

@grapevineonline

Follow Us on Insta for #GVOStuff