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Tuning into how the brain learns

Researchers in Canada, Israel and India believe music can offer clues about the ability of the brain to transfer learning

  • Nov 29, 2017
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Does music hold the key to understanding how the brain learns and transfers information? A team of researchers from Canada, Israel and India are tuning to find out. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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