Can music make you smarter?

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.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    The word "music" comes from the Greek word for "art of the muses." (1:13)

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    Stimulating music causes a 15 minute boost in spacial reasoning. (3:26)

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    It takes about 10,000 hours of practice to have the potential for expert or maestro status. (6:58)

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