Beijing, December 7. Scientists have found that music lessons affect speech and hearing, as well as increase the plasticity of the brain, said a group of international experts from the Institute of psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, McGill University, neurological Institute of Montreal.
Scientists decided to find out what is the impact on a person music lessons. They were able to establish that the musicians are more developed cognitive abilities. Music lessons accelerate the neurobiological and cognitive mechanisms of spoken language, increasing the plasticity of the human brain, reports .
in addition, people with musical training are able to perceive the interlocutor's speech even when there's noise around, experts said.
Experts have come to the conclusion that musical training can help older people who experience problems with speech and hearing.