Monday, August 25, 2014

Learning to play the piano? Sleep on it! -- ScienceDaily

Learning to play the piano? Sleep on it! -- ScienceDaily:
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Is your musician getting enough sleep between practice sessions?

According to researchers at the University of Montreal, the regions of the brain below the cortex play an important role as we train our bodies' movements and, critically, they interact more effectively after a night of sleep. While researchers knew that sleep helped us the learn sequences of movements (motor learning), it was not known why.

Flashmob by EUYO at the Rijksmuseum

If you want to get your audience out of their seats you've got to get the orchestra out of theirs too.