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RE: Research Leads?

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Fields, Linda (
Mon, 9 Mar 1998 11:20:44 -0500

I believe a year or so ago (last summer, I think) there was a great
article on brain development as related to this subject in Newsweek
Magazine (it may have been Time, but I think it was Newsweek.) Maybe an
index for this publication would help. Good luck! Linda

> ----------
> From: Marilyn Lawrie[SMTP:lawrie]
> Sent: Sunday, March 08, 1998 9:54 AM
> To:
> Subject: Research Leads?
> I am hoping that someone can point me towards specific research
> documentation to
> do with the following:
> a) the link between enhanced brain development as a result of early
> exposure
> to the arts
> b) any links between enhanced performance and brain physiology and
> those who
> were only exposed to the arts later in adult life.
> Through the internet I have located a press release and some detailed
> information that was published in the Feb '97 issue of Neurological
> Research
> showing how music can enhance spatial-reasoning ability. Can anyone
> suggest
> other sources (either internet, journals, researchers, institutions,
> etc)
> that further deal with music and/or other areas of the arts
> (performing and
> visual arts).
> Thanks very much.
> Marilyn Lawrie
> Almar Productions
> 2083 Hollowview Road
> R.R. #2, Stirling Ontario K0K 3E0
> tel/fax: 613-395-5787