How music trumps reading for childhood development Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Creating jobs: the push for women in gaming With only 18% of women employed in the Australian game industry, one organisation is looking to change the tech landscape. Top ten student reads (locked) It’s harder than ever to be a student in Australia, so ArtsHub has collated the best student articles to give you the head start you deserve. Top ten career articles of all time (locked) ArtsHub dips into our vaults to unearth the most popular career advice stories we've ever published. . First creative arts Laureate awarded in Australia (locked) A NSW academic has received $3.2 million to harness immersive visualisation technology and pioneer a new approach to the study of subjective experience. (Premium content) Premium content Liam Viney Friday 30 October, 2015 A new study suggests that informal music-making with very young children can lead to better attention and emotion regulation by the age of five. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the British arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Liam Viney is a pianist based at the University of Queensland, School of Music. He performs regularly in the Viney-Grinberg Piano Duo and White Halo ensemble (a piano quartet). He spent some years in the U.S., studying at Yale and teaching at California Institute of the Arts.