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A Well-tempered Mind free pdf "A Well-Tempered Mind" investigates the intriguing connection between music education and brain development in children. Peter Perret and Janet Fox use the details of an innovative music education program for elementary school students to explore this fascinating relationship. "A Well-Tempered Mind" describes how the students of Bolton Elementary in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and a local quintet worked together and then explains the ongoing research that focuses on how music engages the brain's cognitive capabilities, from memory and language to emotional processing. Music, "A Well-Tempered Mind" reveals, is a universal language that expands young minds in essential ways.

About Peter Perret

Peter Perret was music director and conductor of the Winston-Salem Symphony from 1978 to 2004 and teaches a graduate-level neuroscience and music course at Wake Forest University. Janet Fox is a freelance arts and education writer based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Author : Peter Perret
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Data Published : 21 September 2004
ISBN : 1932594035
EAN : 9781932594034
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 270 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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