Does the brain of people with artistic abilities work differently from those who can’t paint, draw or play any instrument? Sam and Neil talk about Mozart and teach you related vocabulary.

This week’s question
Amadeus Mozart was considered a child prodigy – a young child with very great musical talent. So, how old was Mozart when he composed his first piece of music?
a) five years old
b) ten years old
c) fifteen years old
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

child prodigy
a young child with very great talent and ability in something

making sense of the information your brain receives about the external world

general, overall understanding of something, without the detail

useful pieces of advice about how to do something

blown away
(informal) very impressed or pleasantly surprised by something

(US) capable of being taught or trained
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