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The relation between instrumental musical activity and cognitive aging

Authors: Hanna-Pladdy, Brenda; MacKay, Alicia Publication:  Neuropsychology, Vol 25(3), May 2011, 378-386. Publication volume & date:  v. 25(3), May 2011. Pages:  378-386. Link:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0021895 Abridged Abstract:  …we evaluated the association between musical instrumental participation and cognitive aging. Method: Seventy older … Continue reading

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Why Do We Remember Old Pop Songs But Forget Where Our Keys Are?

Daniel Levitin talks about what music can tell us about memory.

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