ERIC Number: EJ1074777
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
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Reference Count: 31
Greasing the Skids of the Musical Mind: Connecting Music Learning to Mind Brain Education
Bugos, Jennifer A.
General Music Today, v29 n1 p5-11 Oct 2015
Researchers suggest that musical training prepares the mind for learning; however, there are many obstacles to the implementation of research to practice in music education. The purpose of this article is to apply key principles of mind brain education to music education and to evaluate how music prepares the mind for learning. Practical teaching strategies and approaches are presented to maximize benefits for musical and general cognitive development. Application of such strategies and approaches discussed in mind brain education may enhance music classroom teaching and learning.
Descriptors: Music Education, Brain, Cognitive Processes, Neurological Organization, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Development, Influences, Ability, Context Effect, Experience, Prior Learning
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