Why Musicians Have Better Memory

Research is revealing a link between musicians and memory skills. What does that mean for the rest of us?

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“It might actually be musical aptitude, rather than musical training, that’s the key factor — your innate musicality.”

Tom Jacobs is a California-based journalist who focuses on psychology, behavior, creativity, and the arts. He was the senior staff writer of Pacific Standard.

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