Every wondered why God has made singing such an important part of Christian worship and Christian education?
An unlikely source, Under 30 CEO, might just have supplied the answer:
First, singing can help you solve problems more effectively because it exercises the right side of your brain
Ever notice how it’s easier to rhyme words when you sing them rather than speak them? It’s because you’ve tapped into the pattern recognition power of the right side of the brain. This will make you a more effective problem-solver.
Second, by choosing to learn a song you don’t know, you boost the level of acetylcholine in your brain – a chemical that helps build your brain and improve memory.
Gives a whole new dimension to “Sing a new song to the Lord.”
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