"Reading and retaining information. That's the challenge faced by the one in five children who have some form of dyslexia. Overcoming that challenge could soon become easier for educators and children thanks to pioneering design research from the University of Cincinnati"
"Children exposed to a multi-year programme of music tuition involving training in increasingly complex rhythmic, tonal, and practical skills display superior cognitive performance in reading skills compared with their non-musically trained peers, according to a study published in the journal Psychology of Music."
"The vast majority of school-aged children can focus on the voice of a teacher amid the cacophony of the typical classroom thanks to a brain that automatically focuses on relevant, predictable and repeating auditory information, according to new research from Northwestern University."
"For many dyslexics, reading the written word is a skill that develops only slowly. Music uses a completely different written language and one in which many of the signs have more than one function." Ross Carver presents information through the article available to parents, teachers and students in order to provide assistance to those with dyslexia.
"The ability to sharpen or fine-tune repeating elements is crucial to hearing speech in noise because it allows for superior 'tagging' of voice pitch, an important cue in picking out a particular voice within background noise"
Nina Kraus, Physorg