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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of August 17, 2020.
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Playing music may keep your brain healthy and fit as you age.
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Some scholars attribute the author’s unique writing style to her background in neuroscience and psychology research.
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Whether we observe or create, the arts change our brains. The emerging field of neuroaethetics may help us understand how and why.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of February 24.
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Jazz musician Pat Metheny and neuroscientist Charles Limb find a common note in the keys of improv.
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When you’re dealing with the most complex structure in the known universe, there are bound to be a few misconceptions.
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Neuroscience has begun to trace the complex network of cognitive and neural processes that come together to create sudden insight.
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For neuroscientist Bill Pearce, big scientific conferences are opportunities to network, discuss new research, and even make some music.
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People with dementia can still recognize their favorite tunes, even when they remember little else leading researchers to investigate the potential of music therapy for Alzheimer’s disease.
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Pat Metheny discusses music’s impact on the brain; the process of creativity in music, art, and science; and the role of music in healing.
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This video shows how the right-and-left-brained belief came to be and why it is a myth.
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