Want to ‘train your brain’? Forget apps, learn a musical instrument

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Musical training can have a dramatic impact on your brain’s structure, enhancing your memory, spatial reasoning and language skills

  • Mo Constandi
  • The Guardian

The multimillion dollar brain training industry is under attack.

In October 2014, a group of over 100 eminent neuroscientists and psychologists wrote an open letter warning that “claims promoting brain games are frequently exaggerated and at times misleading”.

Earlier this year, industry giant Lumosity was fined $2m, and ordered to refund thousands of customers who were duped by false claims that the…

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