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    young minds

    Is "young minds" a metaphor for "young people" or actual "young (mind = consciousness, intelligence)"?

    41)...According to researchers, piano lessons may help develop intelligence by requiring young minds to translate codes into physical actions as they play...

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    Re: young minds

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Is "young minds" a metaphor for "young people" or actual "young (mind = consciousness, intelligence)"?

    41)...According to researchers, piano lessons may help develop intelligence by requiring young minds to translate codes into physical actions as they play...
    My guess is this is about developmental neuroscience. If that is the case, "young minds" probably refers to young children.

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