Consider Learning an Instrument
In the video below Anita Collins examines long-term, positive effects of music.
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.
Music as Medicine
It's more than just a pastime. It's beneficial for your mental and physical health.
Listening to music can reduce stress by lowering cortisol levels in the brain. It can also improve the body’s immune system function.
Musicians of El Dorado County
Music can change the world because it can change people.