Music Education Is A Vital Part Of Schooling And Should Take Precedence Over Sports
Music education is very under-appreciated in society today. Many people believe that sports are the way to go, but music education does so much more for brain than its counterpart, sports. The Journal of Neuroscience states:
Interestingly, the neuroplasticity afforded by musical training in childhood is retained into early adulthood, even when lessons are terminated in adolescence. Enriched human experience in the form of music instruction may therefore engender a “cognitive reserve” that could delay, postpone, or even reverse age-related cognitive declines.
This piece of information alone gives enough of a reason to embrace music education in schools. The Journal of Neuroscience is saying that music education helps slow down, or even…