How playing an instrument benefits your brain – TED
Your brain is a muscle. When you give it more challenging exercises, you’re strengthening your brain’s abilities to learn and grow. Now add some music to the mix.
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.
Credits: TED Ed lesson by Anita Collins: How playing an instrument benefits your brain.