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February 21, 2020 at 4:13pm

An image from video footage showing violinist Dagmar Turner playing the violin as doctors monitored her movements on screens during her brain surgery on Jan 31. She helped surgeons avoid damage to her brain during the operation to remove a tumour by playing her instrument.

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An image from video footage showing violinist Dagmar Turner playing the violin as doctors monitored her movements on screens during her brain surgery on Jan 31. She helped surgeons avoid damage to her brain during the operation to remove a tumour by playing her instrument.

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December 12, 2019 at 7:46pm

New research identifies one subset of the population that disproportionately possesses those precise abilities: trained, experienced musicians.

Such people gave stellar performances on standardized tests measuring fluid intelligence, which the researchers define as "the ability to think abstractly and solve problems."

The results "add support to the mounting evidence of the positive relationship between music training and cognitive function."

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New research identifies one subset of the population that disproportionately possesses those precise abilities: trained, experienced musicians.

Such people gave stellar performances on standardized tests measuring fluid intelligence, which the researchers define as "the ability to think abstractly and solve problems."

The results "add support to the mounting evidence of the positive relationship between music training and cognitive function."

#brain #research #cognitive

December 8, 2019 at 8:46am

The study confirmed Račevska's earlier insight: "We found intelligence to be a significant predictor of the preference for instrumental music." (Side note: Intelligent students were not likewise disproportionately drawn to singing.)

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The study confirmed Račevska's earlier insight: "We found intelligence to be a significant predictor of the preference for instrumental music." (Side note: Intelligent students were not likewise disproportionately drawn to singing.)

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