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Mandarin makes you more musical?
January 18, 2017
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Mandarin makes you more musical--and at a much earlier age than previously thought. That's the suggestion of a new study by the University of California, San Diego. But hold on there, overachiever parents, don't rush just yet to sign your kids up for Chinese lessons instead of piano.Full Story
University of California, San Diego
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