1. Teens who play an instrument are less likely to have discipline problems.
2. Students who can perform complex rhythms can also make faster and more precise corrections in many academic and physical situations
3. Students who study music achieve higher test scores, regardless of socioeconomic background.
4. First-grade students who had daily music instruction scored higher on creativity tests than a control group without music instruction. Students who are rhythmically skilled also tend to better plan, sequence, and coordinate actions in their daily lives.
5. Students in the arts are found to be more cooperative with teachers and peers, more self-confident, and better able to express their ideas.