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For The Love Of Cello03:45

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A study published this month in the Journal of Neuroscience looks at free music programs aimed at at-risk kids, and finds that studying music improves performance in the human brain.

Youth Radio's Scott Lau went through a similar program.

He's now a freshman at the University of Southern California studying the music business and the cello.

He sent us this audio postcard about how playing the cello changed him.


This segment aired on September 19, 2014.

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