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How learning to play an instrument affects the brain
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Interesting video on the unique effects that learning to play a musical instrument produces in the brain:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/.....48621.html

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very interesting article!  thanks for sharing.

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” 

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I'm just always glad when there's an article that indicates that we musicians actually have brains.  It helps keep down the public opinion to the contrary.

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"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman

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Sorry, my ex wife totally disagrees. But then, my ex wife couldn't play a decent game of canasta, let alone a musical instrument. roflol

But I believe it could be right. When I'm doing it you could set of an explosion and I wouldn't notice it. :)

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they need to do one on how whiskey effects the musician  cheers

There is no shame in playing twinkle, youre playing Mozart

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Barry said
they need to do one on how whiskey effects the musician  cheers

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I reckon you could come out about 'even'. rofl

Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of dunno ..... What was I saying???? facepalm

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Ferret said

Barry said
they need to do one on how whiskey effects the musician  cheers

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I reckon you could come out about 'even'. rofl

I know I play better drunk, just ask me rofl

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Of course, sometimes how learning to play an instrument affects the brain is concussion..

 

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DanielB said
Of course, sometimes how learning to play an instrument affects the brain is concussion..

 

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yes, sometimes self inflicted as portrayed , other times you get a little help

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