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date: 23 January 2020

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Recent neuroscientific discoveries have created unprecedented opportunities in many fields, not the least in education, generally, and in music education, specifically. This article discusses ways these new findings influence our understanding of music teaching and learning, beginning with a general overview of neuroscience and its contributions to educational concerns. It continues with specific findings related to music learning, and concludes with implications for the field of music education.

Keywords: neuroscience, music education, music teaching, music learning

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