Brain Matters

There has been a lot of attention the past few days to a study at Johns Hopkins Medicine on what happens in the brain when jazz musicians improvise. One of the conclusions by Dr. Charles Limb, one of the researchers, who is also a saxophonist: Jazz is often described as being an extremely individualistic art form. You can figure out which jazz musician is playing because one person's improvisation sounds only like him or her," says Limb. "What we think is happening is when you're telling your … [Read more...]

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If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes. -- Pablo Picasso I never sit down and write. I just sorta let things form in my brain. -- Mose Allison … [Read more...]