"What can music do for the brain? Studies have shown that learning to play a musical instrument improves hand-eye coordination, develops heightened cognitive abilities (like memory and analytical skills), and balances both hemispheres of the brain. Also, it's just fun! This infographic from the folks at the University of Florida was recently featured on Visual.ly. Some of the wealth of information you will see here comes from UF's popular online Master of Music in Music Education course. This infographic presents a whole buffet of benefits that we derive as learners when we get into our music."