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By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor
Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on October 19, 2011


New research suggests musical practice and learning to recognize rhythms may help improve literacy: The ability to hear and remember instructions — a necessary part of musical ability — is critical for childhood reading skills.


In a new study, found in the journal Behavioral and Brain Functions, researchers provide a biological basis for how auditory working memory and musical aptitude are intrinsically related to reading ability.


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http://psychcentral.com/news/2011/10/19/musical-skills-tied-to-reading-proficiency/30490.html



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