Did you know that over $58 BILLION dollars and over 373,000 jobs are lost because of copyright infringement. Every time you illegally download a song, illegally copy a photo from the internet to post on social media or make a copy of printed music instead of buying the original you are breaking the law, violating the rights of that work's creator and hurting the economy. Check out the videos below to find out more.
Music and your Brain
There is some amazing research about music's impact on the human brain. Working math problems is a good way to exercise the brain as is reading, but did you know that actively listening to music engages the brain even more than math and reading. Cool, right? But did you also know that playing a musical instrument (including singing) is the brain's equivalent to a full body workout? Don't believe me? Watch this TED-Ed video from Anita Collins.