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2011-04-21 09:19:43

Research explores possible link between early musical study and cognitive benefits Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later - even for those who no longer play an instrument "“ by keeping the mind sharper as people age, according to a preliminary study published by the American Psychological Association. The study recruited 70 healthy adults age 60 to 83 who were divided into groups based on their levels of musical experience. The musicians performed better on several...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.