ZME Science: Learning music or a foreign language can help your brain be more efficient

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

If you want to upgrade your brain, one of the best things you can do is learn a foreign language or pick up a musical instrument. We’ve known for quite a while that musicians and bilinguals have a better working memory — this means that they’re generally better at keeping things in mind, such as remembering a phone number, recalling a list of instructions, or doing mental math — but researchers aren’t really sure why this is the case. (May 17, 2018)

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