Acta Paediatrica

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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.842

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 43/118 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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March 2015: Predictors of continued playing or singing – from childhood and adolescence to adult years
Many individuals play an instrument or sing during childhood, but they often stop later in life. Töres Theorell et al have identified several significant factors that determine whether children continue to engage in music as adults. Young starting age, taking music classes more than once a week, male sex, improvisation, and the type of music played, were some of the identified predictors. (pp. 274-284).

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