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Topic: math and music
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by way of Gene Klotz

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Registered: 12/4/04
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 http://www.msnbc.com/news/433442.asp#BODY 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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Philadelphia, PA 19123-4107
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<raypublk@san.rr.co To: <amte@esunix.emporia.edu>
m> cc:
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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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