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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000771.txt from 2002/06

From: "Mark Charette" <charette@-----.org>
Subj: RE: [kl] Fwd: Brains
Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2002 17:17:41 -0400

We discussed that article last week on the BBoard - the full text is at
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_medical/story.jsp?story@-----.
There's no attributions, no references to the actual study, and a search on
the doctor's name (the person who the reporter quoted) doesn't bring up
much.

When the peer-reviewed report appears in _Nature_ I'll start believing ...

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Hausmann [mailto:bhausmann1@-----.net]
>A friend of mine came across this article in an investment magazine.
>
>"MUSICIAN'S BRAINS MORE SENSITIVE
>
>Scientists found musicans have bigger and more
>sensitive brains than people who don't play instruments.
>The auditory cortex, the part focussed on hearing,
>contains 130% more "grey matter" in pro musicians
>than nonmusicians. Amateur musicians are in
>between."

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