Material Detail

Your Brain on Improvisation

Your Brain on Improvisation

Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation -- so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. What he and his team found has deep implications for our understanding of creativity of all kinds. (Filmed atTEDxMidAtlantic...

Show More

Quality

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
Chad Shippee
Chad Shippee (Faculty)
7 years ago

The presentation by Dr. Limb is really quite interesting and engaging.  The study discussed is one that students of music can realte to and proves what many music teachers and musicians have suspected for a long time.  The way music and creativity affects the brain is something that is worth teaching students so that they can appreciate the affects of music.

Time spent reviewing site: 2-3 hourse