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Capturing the Sound of the Northern Lights

Capturing the Sound of the Northern Lights I’ve written before a bit about synesthesia, or a neurological condition in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Link: Neuroscience Lessons of Freestyle Rap

Link: Neuroscience Lessons of Freestyle Rap What is creativity? The topic has eluded scientists. How can you study something that is difficult to even define? Luckily, Liu et al. had … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Bobby McFerrin plays… the audience!

3-min performance from the World Science Festival, musician Bobby McFerrin uses the pentatonic scale to reveal one surprising result of the way our brains are wired. – sent to me … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Symphony of Science

An oldie, but a goody. I love this series of videos.

November 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why We’re Happy Being Sad: Pop music, James Bond and Batman

Last night I saw the new James Bond movie: Skyfall. Recently the older Bond films have been playing as well, marking the 50th anniversary of Bond. Seeing the older Bond … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

Neuroscience, Music and Memory

Neuroscience, Music and Memory The Beatles’ Surprising Contribution To Brain Science¬†aired this morning on NPR on my drive into work. The same brain system that controls our muscles also helps … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 2 Comments



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