Study: Music classes help boost children's reading scores

03/17/2009 | ScienceDaily

Elementary-school children who studied piano for three years at school scored higher on reading tests than their peers who did not, according to a study. Students who had the music classes scored significantly higher in both vocabulary and verbal-sequencing skills after their third year of music education, although the students had scored similarly to the control group at the start of the year.

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