Ever wondered if playing an instrument is good for your brain?
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on? In a TED Ed video Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.
So, please watch this TED Ed video on YouTube to understand the importance of music lessons:
Original video is posted on TED Ed - Lessons Worth Sharing!