Playing the Piano Makes Your Child Smarter and Mentally Healthier
By Carole Hornsby Haynes July 15, 2022
Trillions of taxpayers dollars have been spent on public education yet American workers are the least well educated in the industrialized world. Advocates for universal pre-K claim we can make kids smarter by sending them to structured classes almost before they’re potty trained. Decades of studies show otherwise. The mental health crisis among students continues to worsen despite the primary focus of public education on social and emotional earning.
Here’s a superior solution for developing cognitive skills and a healthy mental attitude: playing the piano.