Tuning into how the brain learns

November 29, 2017
Alanna Mitchell, Canadian Geographic
A computer displays a picture of the brain of someone undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging scan.

Bruno Charbit

If you teach a person to be an expert in playing the piano, can that level of expertise be easily transferred to learning a language? Researchers in Canada, Israel and India believe music can offer clues about the ability of the brain to transfer learning.

This article is part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between IDRC and Canadian Geographic.

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