Which of these facts about your brain on music surprised you?
1. Music affects how we perceive things.
2. Listening to Mozart does not make you smarter.
3. Learning to play a musical instrument can improve other abilities.
4. Sometimes music can be really distracting!
5. Overall, music is probably good for our health.
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