Medical professionals have know for a long time that stroke victims brain “re-wires” its self with therapy. Your thoughts can also change your brain.
When you learn new information and new skills your brain changes. Learning to learn is very important and not every one learns the same way. Some styles are better than others for different people. For example some people need to see the whole picture in order to start absorbing the information properly while others need more of a step by step approach. It’s important that you work on your learning skills and identify what works best for you quickly in order to make it as efficient, easy, and enjoyable as possible.
Learning a new musical instrument like the piano and a variety of different songs work the memory but also many other important parts of the brain. Many studies have shown that music works and exercises more then just the memory, it also exercises parts of the brain used for mathematics, spatial intelligence, pattern recognition, and much more.