Many young children are encouraged to play instruments, but did you know there is actually intellectual benefits from it?
When you play an instrument, you train your body to learn many new actions. This increases brain activity, and the music itself can boost your IQ! For the fastest IQ boost, classical music is the best to listen to because the sound frequencies used are very specific and place the mind in highly distinctive states. If you play the music yourself, it can have an even more dramatic effect!