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NPR (WBEZ)

NPR Morning Edition, December 27, 2016
Northwestern Study Finds Music Education Changes The Teen Brain

Washington Post on Concussion Work

The Washington Post, December 22, 2016
A hearing test may be able to identify a concussion

NPR

NPR, July 21, 2015
The Test That Can Look Into A Child's (Reading) Future

webinar

NPR: All Things Considered, September 2014
This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music
Scientific American

Scientific American, September 23, 2014
I Got Rhythm, I Got Reading
PBS - Harmony Project

PBS News Hour, August 9, 2014
Learning a musical instrument boosts language, reading skills

Print Articles

  • Monitor on Psychology, July/August, 2018
    Tuning in to our Amazing Auditory System
  • NPR, May 16, 2018
    'Yanny' Or 'Laurel'? Why People Hear Different Things In That Viral Clip
  • ESPN, May 12, 2018
    Why an NFL lineman walked away at age 27 to pursue medical school
  • AAAS conference, May 1, 2018
    Neuroscientist Professor Nina Kraus: "All kinds of music is good for the brain"
  • North by Northwestern, April 22, 2018
    New diagnostic tool revealed at CommFest concussion seminar
  • Northwestern Research News, March 19, 2018
    Inaugural Northwestern music therapy conference brings together neuroscientists, clinicians, and artists to explore healing potential of song
  • The Atlantic, January 2018
    When Your Eyes Move, So Do Your Eardrums
  • NIH News in Health, January 2018
    Sound Health: Music Gets You Moving and More
  • Northwestern Now, June 14, 2017
    Kraus takes stage with opera great Renée Fleming to discuss ‘why music moves us’
  • Providence Business News, April 10, 2017
    URI Thewlis Lecture addresses aging, creativity and neuroscience
  • Scientific American, February 23, 2017
    How Sound Can Be an Ally or an Enemy of a Healthy Brain
  • NPR / KQED, Nov 28, 2016
    What Types of Sound Experiences Enable Children to Learn Best?
  • WGN News, December 23, 2016
    Innovative test uses sound to detect concussions
  • The Washington Post, December 22, 2016
    A hearing test may be able to identify a concussion
  • Nature, December 22, 2016
    Brain scan hints at first simple test for concussion
  • NPR (WNYC), December 1, 2015
    We're all hearing differently, and here's the proof
  • NIH Director's Blog, July 28, 2015
    Sound advice: High school music training sharpens language skills
  • Science, July 21, 2015
    The benefits of band class
  • The Globe and Mail, July 19, 2015
    Kids who struggle with reading: Predicting issues - and intervening – early
  • PBS News Hour, April 28, 2015
    Todd Rundgren and Music Education
  • Scientific American Mind, March-April 2015
    Everyone Can Gain From Making Music
  • Chicago Tribune, March 6 2015
    Music lights up the brain for longtime musician with Alzheimer's
  • NPR (KPCC, Los Angeles), January 25, 2015
    Music and your brain - the science of change
  • TIME, December 16, 2014
    This Is How Music Can Change Your Brain
  • Scientific American, December 15, 2014
    Video Interview with Nina Kraus on Music and the Brain
  • Opus, League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Newsletter, November 2014
    Music has a lasting effect on musicians: an interview with Dr. Nina Kraus
  • The Wall Street Journal, October 10, 2014
    A Musical Fix for American Schools
  • Voice of America, October 8, 2014
    Music helps impoverished children perform better in school
  • Science, September 23, 2014
    Does your baby have rhythm?
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society, September 12, 2014
    Your Brain Has Got Rhythm Even If You Don’t
  • Nature, September 9, 2014
    Music training aids speech processing
  • BBC News, August 8, 2014
    Musical training 'can improve language and reading'
  • Scientific American, May 1, 2014
    Music Lessons Combat Poverty's Effect on the Brain
  • PBS News Hour, March 8, 2014
    Making sure young brains get the benefits of music training
  • National Geographic, January 3, 2014
    Your Aging Brain Will Be in Better Shape If You've Taken Music Lessons
  • National Science Foundation, December 3, 2013
    Musical Training Has Positive, Long-Term Effects on Brain Function
  • Smithsonian Magazine, November 25, 2013
    How Growing Up in Poverty May Affect a Child’s Developing Brain
  • New York Times, November 11, 2013
    Long-Term Benefits of Music Lessons
  • Science, November 8, 2013
    Early Music Lessons Reduce Hearing Loss,
    *Published in: Science (342): pg 678
  • TIME, November 6, 2013
    Drumroll, Please: How Band Camp Pays Off Later in Life
  • BBC News, November 5, 2013
    Childhood music lessons 'leave lasting brain boost'
  • US News & World Report, November 5, 2013
    Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits
  • The Economist, October 13, 2013
    Instruments of mass delight
  • The Atlantic, October 9, 2013
    Using Music to Close the Academic Gap
  • Newsweek, September 20, 2013
    Got rhythm? How music can make kids stronger readers
  • VOA, September 17, 2013
    Moving to the Beat Could Improve Your Reading Skills
  • New Scientist, July 15, 2015
    Train your brain for better hearing
  • Scientific American, March 1, 2013
    Do Music Lessons Make You Smarter?
  • Time Magazine, February 20, 2013
    Researchers find a biological marker for dyslexia in kids
  • Science Magazine, February 13, 2013
    Say What? Better Hearing Takes Practice
  • TIME, February 12, 2013
    Can You Hear Me Now? Training the Brain to Hear Better
  • The New Yorker, January 1, 2013
    Happy New Year: Pick Up a New Skill
  • Voice of America, October 5, 2012
    Music Classes in Childhood May Lead to Changes in the Brain
  • NPR Music, September 14, 2012
    Music lessons in childhood may lead to changes in the brain that persist years after the lessons stop
  • The International Herald Tribune, September 13, 2012
    Learning young to play a musical instrument can have a lifetime of benefits
  • New York Times, September 11, 2012
    Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits
  • LA Times, August 24, 2012
    For children, the music lasts
  • Scientific American, August 23, 2012
    Even A Few Years Of Music Training Benefits The Brain
  • The Telegraph, August 22, 2012
    Childhood music lessons improve hearing in adults
  • BBC News, August 22, 2012
    Childhood music classes 'help adult hearing'
  • The Wall Street Journal, May 7, 2012
    Attention: Why Speaking Two Languages Is Better Than One
  • National Institutes of Health, May 7, 2012
    Bilingual Effects in the Brain
  • Chicago Tribune, March 28, 2012
    Playing an instrument helps tune the brain
  • Scientfic American, August 2011
    How to build a better learner
  • NBC Chicago, August 17, 2011
    Music: The New Fountain of Youth
  • The Telegraph, August 7, 2011
    They're playing our song
  • Shots: NPR's Health Blog, May 16, 2011
    Playing An Instrument May Help Preserve Hearing
  • NPR (WQXR, New York), May 13, 2011
    Music Lessons as Child May Keep Aging Minds Sharp
  • Voice of America (VOA), May 13, 2011
    Musical Training Maintains Hearing Later in Life
  • New York Times, April 18, 2011
    To Tug Hearts, Music First Must Tickle the Neurons
  • Scientific American, November 1, 2010
    Hearing the Music, Honing the Mind
  • New York Times, August 25, 2010
    Phys Ed: Does Music Make You Exercise Harder?
  • Science News, August 14, 2010
    Music of the hemispheres. Playing instruments gives brains a boost
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience, July 21, 2010
    Fine tunes may fine tune the brain
  • Scientific American, July 20, 2010
    Why Music is Good For You
  • Nature News, July 20, 2010
    Why music is good for you
  • New York Times, February 22, 2010
    Research Finds Brain Link for Words, Music Ability
  • Podcasts



  • NPR Health News, August 24, 2017
    Really? Really. How Our Brains Figure Out What Words Mean Based On How They're Said
  • NPR Morning Edition, December 27, 2016
    Northwestern Study Finds Music Education Changes The Teen Brain
  • NPR Ed, July 22, 2016
    From Mozart To Mr. Rogers: Literacy, Music And The Brain
  • Only Human, WNYC, December 1, 2015
    Your brain on sound
  • NPR, July 21, 2015
    The Test That Can Look Into A Child's (Reading) Future
  • NPR: All Things Considered, September 10, 2014
    This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music
  • Wisconsin NPR, September 5, 2014
    How Music Lessons Boost Our Brains, Reading Skills, And More
  • NPR (WQXR, New York), November 6, 2013
    After the 'Mozart Effect': Music's Real Impact on the Brain
  • NPR (WNYC, New York) Soundcheck, November 14, 2012
    Music Lessons Impact The Brain Into Adulthood
  • NPR (WBEZ, Chicago) Front & Center, June 12, 2012
    Creating a culture of literacy: The impact of music education on the brain
  • NPR (WBEZ, Chicago), June 5, 2012
    ¿Habla usted simio?

  • Shots: NPR's Health Blog, August 22, 2011
    How music may help ward off hearing loss
  • NPR Morning Edition, August 22, 2011
    How Music May Help Ward Off Hearing Loss
  • NPR (WBEZ, Chicago), May 12, 2011
    Musical training sharpens aging ears and brains
  • NPR (WBEZ, Chicago), September 11, 2009
    Researchers Probe How Music Rewires the Brain
  • Listen to "Researchers Probe How Music Rewires the Brain" (audio link)
  • Read the story "Researchers Probe How Music Rewires the Brain"
  • 2010 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Certificate of Merit Awarded to Gabriel Spitzer of WBEZ Chicago
  • NPR All Things Considered, October 19, 2009
    Say What?! Musicians Hear Better
  • NPR(WBEZ, Chicago), August 28, 2009.
    Taking Up Music So You Can Hear
  • NPR (WNYC radio, New York), June 22, 2009.
    Music and Emotions
  • NPR (WNYC radio, New York), March 28, 2007
    An Ear for Music...and Chinese (audio link)
  • NPR (WNYC, New York), Soundcheck March 28, 2007
    Interview with Nina Kraus (audio link)

  • NPR(WBEZ, Chicago), Eight Forty-Eight March 4, 2009
    Research Finds Musicians' Brains Wired for Sound
  • Cadence: Music on the Mind, June 9, 2017
    Episode 9: Listening Better (podcast)
  • Cadence: Music on the Mind, April 28, 2017
    Episode 6: What Musicians Hear (podcast)

  • Whyy - The Pulse, February 16, 2017
    Listening to the brain to reveal damage and disease



    AAAS, July 21, 2015
    Neuroscientists find that music class can boost students’ reading proficiency


  • Scientific American, September 23, 2014
    I Got Rhythm, I Got Reading
  • Scientific American, February 22, 2014
    Young Musicians Reap Long-Term Neuro Benefits

  • Radio New Zealand, November 26, 2013
    Interview with Dr. Nina Kraus


    Austrian Public Radio, May 27, 2011




    BBC, July 21, 2010.
    Music and the Brain

    • Medical Daily, December 18, 2015
      Do You Hear What I Hear? Experiences Shape The Brain And What You Hear May Sound Different To Someone Else
    • Northwestern News, December 14, 2015
      How music and language shape the brain
    • People's Music School, December 10, 2015
      An Evening of Science & Symphony!
    • NPR (WNYC), December 1, 2015
      We're all hearing differently, and here's the proof
    • AAP Grand Rounds, October 5, 2015
      Preschool biomarker for predicting literacy skills
    • U.S. News and World Report, August 24, 2015
      Study: High School Music Classes Improve Language Skills
    • U.S. News and World Report, August 24, 2015
      High school band classes may boost teen brains
    • Music.Mic, August 14, 2015
      7 Amazing Things Science Has Discovered About Music This Year So Far
    • UCLA Health, August 2015
      Music to your mind
    • Psychology Today, July 28, 2015
      Music training improves adolescent brain development
    • NIH Director's Blog, July 28, 2015
      Sound advice: High school music training sharpens language skills
    • Chicago Daily Herald, July 28, 2015
      Early clue to why some children may have reading woes
    • Stanford Medicine blog: Scope, July 27, 2015
      The power of music: how music training in high school helps brain development
    • Yahoo News, July 27, 2015
      Music lessons can make students smarter
    • Medical Daily, July 26, 2015
      Taking a music class in high school improves teen language skills, may boost academic performance
    • The Express Tribune, July 22, 2015
      Music training sharpens teenagers brains
    • BNR Nieuwsradio, July 22, 2015
      Het nut van muziekles in achterstandswijken
    • Science, July 21, 2015
      The benefits of band class
    • Psych Central, July 21, 2015
      Music Training Engages the Teenage Brain
    • Science Daily, July 20, 2015
      How music training alters the teenage brain
    • Pacific Standard, July 20, 2015
      Music Instruction Can Make for a Smarter Teen
    • Northwestern News, July 20, 2015
      How band class alters the teenage brain
    • The Globe and Mail, July 19, 2015
      Kids who struggle with reading: Predicting issues - and intervening – early
    • CNS, July 15, 2015
      Distinguishing Consonant Sounds in Noise Predicts Reading Ability in Preschoolers
    • CBS News, July 14, 2015
      Study: Early clue to why some children may have reading woes
    • Svenska Dagbladet, July 2015
      Barns hjärna skadas av fattigdom
    • PBS News Hour, April 28, 2015
      Todd Rundgren and Music Education
    • Scientific American Mind, March-April 2015
      Everyone Can Gain From Making Music
    • Chicago Tribune, March 6 2015
      Music lights up the brain for longtime musician with Alzheimer's
    • Good Magazine, February 28, 2015
      Music Makes You a Better Reader, Says Neuroscience
    • NPR (KPCC, Los Angeles), January 25, 2015
      Music and your brain - the science of change
    • Baby Center, August 14, 2015
      The test that predicts literacy — before your child reads
    • Bioscience Technology, August 11, 2015
      Music accelerates neurodevelopment of teen minds, study says
    • WKOW, Madison, WI, July 24, 2015
      High school band classes may boost teen brains
    • Futurity, July 23, 2015
      Band class helps teens learn how to learn
    • Jamaica Observer, July 22, 2015
      Early clue to why some children may have reading woes
    • Science 2.0, July 22, 2015
      Music alters the teenage brain
    • Your Health Magazine, July 21, 2015
      Music training improves language skills of teens
    • Red Orbit, July 21, 2015
      Learning an instrument has great impact on teenage cognition
    • Deccan Herald, July 21, 2015
      Music training sharpens teenagers' brains
    • Science Codex, July 21, 2015
      How music alters the teenage brain
    • Science World Report, July 21, 2015
      Music and learning: music programs in school accelerate brain development
    • University Herald, July 21, 2015
      Music training may accelerate brain development
    • Apex Tribune, July 21, 2015
      Music sharpens brain function in teenagers
    • Examiner, July 21, 2015
      Music training in high school nurtures healthy brains
    • The Spokesman Review, July 21, 2015
      Study suggests early clue to predict reading troubles
    • Ideastream, July 21, 2015
      The Test That Can Look Into A Child's (Reading) Future
    • Sakshi Post, July 21, 2015‎
      Music training may help you get better grades
    • New Kerala, July 21, 2015‎
      Music helps boost certain brain functions in teenagers
    • Big News Network.com, ‎July 21, 2015‎
      Music helps boost certain brain functions in teenagers
    • CanIndia News, ‎July 21, 2015‎
      Music helps boost certain brain functions in teenagers
    • Sioux Falls Argus Leader, July 21, 2015
      Reading lessons start with sound, research says
    • Evansville Courier & Press, July 21, 2015
      Health Med: Preschoolers' reading
    • Argus leader, July 21, 2015
      Reading lessons start with sound, research says
    • The Herald Journal, July 21, 2015
      Study: Early clue to why some children may have reading woes
    • Futurity, July 21, 2015
      Noisy test predicts future reading trouble
    • Healio, July 21, 2015
      Brain test predicts future literacy of pre-reading children
    • LA School Report, July 21, 2015
      Crystal ball test says it can predict child's literacy skill at 3 years old
    • The Worchester Telegram, July 20, 2015
      Study finds clue to why some kids have difficulty
    • ANI News, ‎July 20, 2015
      Music helps boost certain brain functions in teenagers
    • Worcester Telegram, July 19, 2015
      Study finds clue to why some kids have difficulty
    • Mohave Valley News, July 18, 2015
      Study yields clues to childhood reading difficulties: How the brain processes sound may be key to identifying roadblocks
    • Sioux City Journal, July 17, 2015
      Early clue found to why some children may have reading woes
    • Mohave Valley News, July 17, 2015
      Study yields clues to childhood reading difficulties: How the brain processes sound may be key to identifying roadblocks
    • Language Magazine, July 15, 2015
      Identifying literacy and learning disabilities early
    • Huffington Post, July 15, 2015
      It Could Be Possible To Predict Which Kids Will Struggle With Reading, Says Study
    • States Chronicle, July 15, 2015
      Hears why kids struggle with reading
    • Detik Health, July, 15, 2015
      Studi: Kemampuan Anak Mengenal Suara Bisa Deteksi Dini Risiko Sulit Membaca
    • Scientific American, November 1, 2010
      Hearing the Music, Honing the Mind
    • New York Times, August 25, 2010
      Phys Ed: Does Music Make You Exercise Harder?
    • Science News, August 14, 2010
      Music of the hemispheres. Playing instruments gives brains a boost
    • Medical News Today, July 22, 2010
      Scientific Review Of How Music Training Primes Nervous System And Boosts Learning
    • Science Blog, July 21, 2010
      Taking music seriously
    • Science Daily, July 21, 2010
      How Music Training Primes Nervous System and Boosts Learning
    • Live Science, July 21, 2010
      Music 'Tones the Brain,' Improves Learning
    • Reuters, July 21, 2010
      Music can boost language skills, improve learning
    • Nature Reviews Neuroscience, July 21, 2010
      Fine tunes may fine tune the brain
    • Scientific American, July 20, 2010
      Why Music is Good For You
    • Nature News, July 20, 2010
      Why music is good for you
    • Northwestern University, July 20, 2010
      Taking Music Seriously: Scientific review of how music training primes nervous system and boosts learning
    • eScience News, July 20, 2010
      Taking Music Seriously
    • Corriere della Sera, February 22, 2010
      L’ora di musica a scuola è una «vitamina» per il cervello
    • CNN, February 22, 2010
      Singing therapy helps stroke patients regain language
    • United Press International, February 22, 2010
      Music training helps children to read
    • The Telegraph, February 22, 2010
      Playing musical instruments can improve a child's mind
    • Science Daily, February 22, 2010
      Music Training Enhances Brainstem Sensitivity to Speech Sounds, Neuroscientist Says
    • National Geographic, February 22, 2010
      Making Music Boosts Brain's Language Skills
    • KGO radio, February 22, 2010.
      Research finds brain link for words, music ability
    • BBC News, February 22, 2010
      Singing 'rewires' damaged brain
    • New York Times, February 22, 2010
      Research Finds Brain Link for Words, Music Ability
    • Independent, February 21, 2010
      Music has the power to shape a child's mind
    • Scientific Learning Brain Gain newsletter November 2010
      Listen: Don’t Ignore the Benefits of Music on the Brain
    • Daily Telegraph, July 22, 2010
      Smarter rhythm
    • The Advertiser, July 22, 2010
      Music to your Brain
    • Before It's News, July 21, 2010
      Music Effects on Nervous System Subject of Intense Study
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    • Yahoo News, July 20, 2010
      Music Tones the Brain, Improves Learning
    • Canada.com, July 20, 2010
      This is your child's brain on music
    • Society for Neuroscience, May 17, 2010
      Neuroscience Quarterly: Music Training and the Brain
    • KNVN-TV (Chico/Redding)February 24, 2010
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    • Yahoo News, February 22, 2010
      Research finds brain link for words, music ability
    • News Observer, February 22, 2010
      Research finds brain link for words, music ability
    • Daily Journal Online, February 22, 2010
      Research finds brain link for words, music ability
    • The Seattle Times, February 22, 2010
      Research finds brain link for words, music
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    • Audiology Today, November-December, 2009
      Music to my ears: enhanced speech perception through musical experience
    • National Science Foundation, November 13, 2009
      Report Says Musicians Hear Better Than Non-Musicians
    • BBC News, November 13, 2009
      Noise 'worse for dyslexic pupils'
    • CTVglobemedia, November 13, 2009
      Added woes for dyslexics
    • Science Daily, November 12, 2009
      New Brain Findings On Dyslexic Children: Good Readers Learn From Repeating Auditory Signals, Poor Readers Do Not
    • Eurekalert, November 11, 2009
      New brain findings on dyslexic children
    • US News & World Reports, November 11, 2009
      Dyslexia May Make It Tough to Tune Out School Noise
    • The Dana Foundation, October 30, 2009
      Music Training Linked to Better Understanding of Speech
    • Science Daily, August 27, 2009
      Taking Up Music So You Can Hear
    • US News & World Report, August 19, 2009
      Taking Up Music So You Can Hear
    • Eurekalert, August 17, 2009
      Taking up music so you can hear
    • Futurity.org, July 16, 2009
      Keep it down! I can’t hear myself read.
    • Science Daily, July 14, 2009
      How Noise And Nervous System Get In Way Of Reading Skills
    • TopNews.in, July 14, 2009
      How noise affects nervous system’s ability to transcribe sounds key to reading skills
    • Thaindian News, July 14, 2009
      How noise affects nervous system’s ability to transcribe sounds key to reading skills
    • Scientific American, June 16, 2009
      The Sound of Passion
    • National Science Foundation, Discoveries, April 10, 2009
      Fine-Tuned Brains
    • Science, March 13, 2009
      Tuning the Brain
    • ABC (Chicago) March 11, 2009
      Want to Rewire Your Brain? Study Music
    • Live Science, March 6, 2009
      Musicians Read Emotions Better
    • New Scientist, March 5, 2009
      Musicians are fine-tuned to others' emotions
    • Medindia 123, March 5, 2009
      Musicians' Brains Are 'Fine-tuned' To Identify Emotions Better
    • United Press International, March 4, 2009
      Musicians detect emotion in sound acutely
    • Science Codex, March 4, 2009
      Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound
    • Medical News Today, March 4, 2009
      Musicians' Brains 'Fine-Tuned' To Identify Emotion
    • Top News, March 4, 2009
      Musicians' "well-tuned" brains can identify emotion
    • Softpedia, March 4, 2009
      Musicians can perceive subtle emotional cues
    • Scienceagogo, March 4, 2009
      Musicians' brains optimized to identify emotion
    • Web India 123, March 4, 2009
      Musicians' 'well-tuned' brains can identify emotion
    • Thaindian News, March 4, 2009
      Musicians' "well-tuned" brains can identify emotion
    • eScience News, March 3, 2009
      Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound
    • Eurekalert, March 3, 2009
      Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound
    • Lab Spaces, March 3, 2009
      Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound
    • Bio-Medicine, March 3, 2009
      Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound
    • Physorg.com, March 3, 2009
      Musicians’ Brains ‘Fine-Tuned’ to Identify Emotion
    • Northwestern Press Release, March 3, 2009
      Musicians’ Brains ‘Fine-Tuned’ to Identify Emotion
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