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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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Neuroscience has begun to trace the complex network of cognitive and neural processes that come together to create sudden insight.
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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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  • 100 min
This video shows how the right-and-left-brained belief came to be and why it is a myth.
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  • 4 min
Kenneth Elpus, assistant professor of music education at the University of Maryland, discusses his experience as a music teacher and the fragmentation of art education in public schools.
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  • 22 min
Ping Ho, founder and director of UCLArts and Healing, describes how art education is a matter of public health.
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Trauma silences its victims, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal.
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  • 10 min
30,000 scientists will convene today in Washington, DC, for the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting. Watch last year’s Dialogues lecture.
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  • 130 min
Researchers have begun to reveal how creating visual art affects brain function.
  • The Dana Foundation
Ed Catmull, president of Pixar, gave a lecture at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting. What does movie making have to do with brain science?
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