Can music make you smarter?
Music doesn't necessarily make you smarter, but any music that excites you will give you a 15-minute boost in spatial reasoning. Playing music, however, has a much more profound effect on your brain.
Key Facts In This Video
The word "music" comes from the Greek word for "art of the muses." (1:13)
Stimulating music causes a 15 minute boost in spacial reasoning. (3:26)
It takes about 10,000 hours of practice to have the potential for expert or maestro status. (6:58)