Making music maintains memory as we age


By AGENCY

People who play a musical instrument, like Tun Dr Siti Hasmah in this filepic, appear to remember things better as they age.

Not everyone learns to play the piano at age three like Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) or Argentinian-Swiss classical pianist Martha Argerich.

Some take up instruments later in life, and that’s no bad thing.

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