The Link Between Playing Musical Instruments And Hearing

Learning to play a musical instrument early in life is a huge benefit. Not only has it been proven to help with math, language, and time management skills but the skill of listening carefully to music is also beneficial. Some researchers have also discovered that playing a musical instrument and hearing loss are also interrelated. Learning to Play an Instrument Affects Your Need of Hearing Aids Northwestern University’s Professor Nina Kraus (neurobiologist, physiologist, and otolaryngologist) conducted a study in regards to how a person detects and processes sounds. In doing so Kraus discovered that when it came to musicians who were suffering from hearing loss or wearing hearing aids were able to detect, process, and remember sounds better than nonmusicians. According to Kraus, a person’s hearing system can “tune in” to different sounds better when you have a background in Read More +