Alyla Suzuki Center

Research

 

Becoming musically enculturated: effects of music classes for infants on brain and behavior
Issue: The Neurosciences and Music IV: Learning and Memory
Annals of the New York Academy of Science


Active music classes in infancy enhance musical, communicative and social development
Developmental Science 15:3 (2012), pp 398-407


Benefits of music education can be seen very early in childhood
These research findings were published by the scientific journals Developmental Science and Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.


Peer-reviewed Published Abstracts
Einarson, K. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2014). Children’s sensitivity to musical metre: What changes with age and what doesn’t? In Proceedings of the 12th International Research Symposium in Talent Education, Minneapolis (p. 5). 

Einarson, K. M., Hendricks, K. S., Guerriero, E. M., Mitchell, N., & D’Ercole, P. (2014). Relationships between group-based Suzuki music instruction; parent beliefs, values, and commitment to music; and parent ratings of children’s empathy. In Proceedings of the 12th International Research Symposium in Talent Education, Minneapolis (p. 3).

Einarson, K. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2013). Five-year-old children’s beat perception and beat synchronization abilities. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Conference Abstract: 14th Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop, Birmingham. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2013.212.00017

Cirelli, L. K., Einarson, K. M., Lade, S. & Trainor, L. J. (2013). Interpersonal motor synchrony to a musical bea


Professional publications for musicians

Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., D’Ercole, P, Hendricks, K. S., & Mitchell, N. (2015). Part 2: Who are Suzuki Teachers? American Suzuki Journal, 44(1), 32-22. 

Mitchell, N., Hendricks, K. S., Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., & D’Ercole, P. (2015). Part I: The International Research Symposium on Talent Education. American Suzuki Journal, 43(4), 22.

Thomas, R., Couchman, S, & Einarson, K. M. (2013). A Measure of Success: The Contribution of Symphony Education Programs in Canada. 2010-2013 Symphonies Education Program Report, Measured outcome Consulting, Toronto, Canada.

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Your Brain’s Music Circuit Has Been Discovered
by Daniel A. Gross. Posted March 16, 2016