NAMM - Research Briefs: Did You Know?
Short summaries of some of the latest research on how music education and musical approaches to teaching impact math, science, language arts, and more.
An excellent clearinghouse for music research and advocacy materials.
National Piano Foundation
Research specific to learning to play the piano.
Recreational Music Making Program
Geared towards adults who want to play for fun.
Find benefits by age group.
NPR - Music and the Brain
Listen to a "Talk of the Nation" broadcast describing how music affects your brain.