By Jacob Stockinger
Scientists are still working at making all the connections and determining all the effects.
But a new study from Northwestern University suggests that early music lessons do indeed positively affect the structure of the brain and help older children learn other important things, including language.
In fact, music lessons may be more important than budget-cutters often think.
Here is a great round-up story that appeared in the Science Times section of the New York Times this past week: