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Listen and Practice Music, Prevent Cognitive Decline

Practising and listening to music can prevent cognitive decline in healthy seniors by stimulating the production of grey matter, according to researchers at University of Geneva. They tracked the progress of 132 retired people in the age group of 62 to 78 who had never practiced music before They were enrolled in piano and music awareness training for six months. The participants were randomly assigned to two groups, regardless of their motivation to play and instrument. The second group ha...

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