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Topic: math and music
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by way of Gene Klotz

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Re: math and music
Posted: Jul 24, 2000 6:50 PM
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Thanks, Ray for your post.

Ray's following message sounded so interesting, I went to the Newsweek
website to see if I could find the story, and I did. For others, who may
be interested, you can go to to
read the full text of Music on the Mind by Sharon Begley. At the site you
also can click on an audio interview with Begley and listen to a
9,000-yer-old Chinese bone flute. ;->

Patsy Wang-Iverson
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07/17/00 11:00 PM
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Page 50 of the July 24 issue of Newsweek has an article on music, the mind,
and math.

"This year, Shaw reported that music can help bridge a socioeconomic gap.
He compared second graders in inner-city Los Angeles to forth and fifth
graders in more affluent Orange County, Calif. After a year of piano, the
second graders who received twice-a-week piano training in school scored as
well as the forth graders who did not; half of the {LA} second graders
scored as well as {the Orange County} fifth graders."

The report has additional details.

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