When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.

當聽音樂時,腦裡多處變得忙碌與活躍。但當實際地彈奏樂器時,這活動變得更像是大腦的­全身鍛鍊。這是怎麼回事? 安妮塔‧柯林斯將為您解說,當音樂家彈奏時,在他們腦內施放的煙火,以及探討這腦鍛鍊­所帶來的一些長期正面影響力。

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