How Playing Musical Instruments Improve Your Brain

You’ll thank your parents for forcing you to learn to play the piano after watching this video. When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout. Share this post if you liked it.