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Extension Publications

  • The Role of Music (C 1053-06)
  • Published 9/28/2014
  • Children who grow up listening to music develop strong music-related connections in the brain. Some of these music pathways actually affect the way we think. Listening to classical music seems to improve our spatial reasoning, at least for a short time. And learning to play an instrument may have an even longer effect on certain thinking skills. Here is some information on how music affects our brains and ideas on how to help nurture children's love of music.
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  • Protect Yourself from Ticks (C 937)
  • Published 9/2/2016
  • This publication discusses how to protect yourself and the areas around your home from ticks. It also includes information on common tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease.
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Extension News

  • Zika Virus Research
  • Published 10/20/2016 by Charlene Betourney
  • UGA research finds evidence in 'chick model' that Zika virus takes hold in the first trimester.
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  • Top 4-H Volunteer
  • Published 10/7/2016 by Merritt Melancon, Joshua Paine
  • Longtime Grady County volunteer wraps up 4-H week by receiving National 4-H award
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