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Oct 19, 2017

@callitwhatulike @charlesmurray Causes higher IQ. Authors acknowledge the number of RCTs in each meta-analysis is sparse, but warrant further study.

Oct 19, 2017

@callitwhatulike @charlesmurray darn it, I had access, this morning then I lost it, but I think it was about a third of a standard deviation -- highest of factors reviewed.

Oct 19, 2017

@callitwhatulike @charlesmurray Learning to play musical instrument causes increase in IQ, according to this meta-analysis. I'm arguing that teaching causes the learning, implied by studies showing mere exposure to music has no effect.

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