Practicing effectively is what everyone who learn how to play an instrument should aim for. It becomes even more important for adult students to have their practice to be as efficient and effective as possible, as they don’t have much … Read more
Music & Brain Function
We’ve known for centuries that music is a unique art form. Drums, chanting, flutes, and other instruments have been intentionally used to ready humans of the past for battle, to pass the time, and to bring together a community in … Read more
Music: It’s in your head, changing your brain
Michael Jackson was on to something when he sang that “A-B-C” is “simple as ‘Do Re Mi.'” Music helps kids remember basic facts such as the order of letters in the alphabet, partly because songs tap into fundamental systems in… Read more
The Lazy (but Smart!) Person’s Guide to Mastering Self-Control
If you watched any TV during the 90’s, you will probably remember the Lay’s potato chip challenge.
Their catchphrase was “Betcha can’t eat just one.” And as those diabolical marketing geniuses predicted, I did find it awfully hard to … Read more