Piano Lessons For The Ageing Brain

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By Ksenia Ova. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Season 1 Episode 4; Guest speaker - Sofia Livotov (piano and voice teacher at KOVA ED - https://www.kovaed.com/about/; https://www.sofialivotov.com/).

In this episode, Sofia and I talk about the process of ageing and without being too optimistic we share how piano lessons can be beneficial to an ageing brain. Some things we say are backed by scientific research studies and some are brought to you from professional experiences of working with elderly learners.

References:

DIAZ ABRAHAN, V., SHIFRES, F. & JUSTEL, N. 2019. Cognitive Benefits From a Musical Activity in Older Adults. Front Psychol, 10, 652.

KIM, S. J. & YOO, G. E. 2019. Instrument Playing as a Cognitive Intervention Task for Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Front Psychol, 10, 151.

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