Though developing an early appreciation for classical music in your children may save your sanity on long car rides, putting headphones on a pregnant belly doesn’t necessarily do a little brain good scientists have found. Yet, it appears that the active engagement taking music lessons bestows does, whether they continue with lessons or not.

In some rare good news for the music education crowd who has seen their jobs and funding cut drastically in recent years, a number of studies are finding early music training has a positive impact long term.

At Northwestern University, a study found that college students who had taken lessons in their youth were better able to recognize pitch and tease out particular elements in complex sounds. [read]

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