The Cognitive, Emotional and Social Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

TED Talks to support learning an Instrument

There is a large growing body of research, articles and videos that explain all the different ways that listening to music and playing a musical instrument affect the brain.

I’ve collected some of the best videos, studies and research around the topic so that you can discover for yourself the benefits of playing a musical instrument.

Note: I will update it with relevant sections as time goes on.

Music Was Last Modified: October 4, 2017