The pen is mightier than the sword, but not the guitar.
A new study is supporting evidence that practicing music, even a little, as an adult can improve memory function, boost vocabulary while increasing non-verbal memory capacity and “mental agility”.
Moreover, musicians that began early and continued practicing throughout adulthood seem to possess higher IQ scores.
The study did state that it is possible some individuals with higher IQs stuck with the musicianship throughout adulthood. It also notes physical activity as playing a vital role in mental lucidity. Read thefull article.