The PBS Newhour recently produced a segment looking at the Harmony Project, a music education program based in Southern California. The Harmony Project seeks to fill the void in the arts left by school budget cuts, providing music education to improvished youths who would not otherwise have access to it. In addition to engaging many youngsters in music, the program has also enlisted neurobiologist Nina Kraus, of Northwestern University, to assist in identifying specifically how music education can enhance the development of children's cognitive abilities.

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