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Scientists speak: Elvira Brattico

Interview with Elvira Brattico on the effects of practicing music on cognition

Let’s get more insights from another expert in the field.

Professor Elvira Brattico is a neuroscientist who will help us unpack the relationship between music and intelligence from the point of view of neuroscience.

Q1: Elvira, what’s your opinion on this: is music good for you? Is it a good idea to send your kids to a music school? And why?

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Q2: From your point of view as a neuroscientist, what are the benefits of music training?

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Q3: What do we know about the brain of a musician? Is there any evidence that music training changes the brain?

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Q4: What are the questions and the answers that the current research on musicians and non-musicians are looking for?

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To know more about Professor Brattico’s research, take a look at her profile at the Center for Music in the Brain at Aarhus University.

What are your thoughts? Do you have any lingering questions or doubts? Feel free to share or ask in the comments section!
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