Musical rhythm could be linked to language skills, study says

09/18/2013 | BBC

The ability to maintain musical rhythm could be linked to stronger language skills, a study says. Researchers asked 100 teenagers to tap their fingers to a beat and found that those with a history of poor reading skills had more difficulty keeping the beat. "This study adds another piece to the puzzle in the emerging story suggesting that musical-rhythmic abilities are correlated with improved performance in non-music areas, particularly language," said John Iversen of the University of California, San Diego.

View Full Article in:

BBC

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
CONTRACT - Education Consultants
Confidential
East Coast, Phoenix, Los Angeles, SL_Multiple Locations
Inside Sales Representative
Apperson, Inc.
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Product Marketing Manager
Apperson, Inc.
Charlotte, NC
Business Development Analyst
Insight Education Group
Los Angeles, CA
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT