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Smart people may learn music faster

Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of learning to play piano. Published in the journal Intelligence, the study may be the first to examine the relationship between intelligence, music aptitude and growth mindset in beginner pianists. Growth mindset refers to whether students believe they… Read More »

‘Test and treat’ programmes are failing to reach people at highest risk of HIV transmission

Programmes to scale-up HIV testing and treatment in countries in sub-Saharan Africa may have had less impact on new HIV infections than hoped, partly because they haven’t paid enough attention to groups that contribute disproportionately to HIV acquisition and transmission, experts say. Greater efforts should be made to ensure that ‘universal test and treat’ programmes… Read More »