Music trains the hearing “muscles”

I owe you a update but in the  meantime, here’s something really cool I heard on NPR this morning. Turns out there’s more to good hearing than genetics and your ears…

Say What?! Musicians Hear Better

October 19, 2009 – Musical training can improve your hearing, according to several studies presented in Chicago at Neuroscience 2009, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

The studies found that serious musicians are better than other people at perceiving and remembering sounds. But it’s not because they have better ears.



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