Continuing his series of original pieces for The Beautiful Brain, neuroscientist and rock musician Joseph LeDoux discusses the science behind his song "Brainstorm". The post includes a video of a recent live performance of the tune.
Author - Joseph LeDoux
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Joe LeDoux, who splits time between neuroscience research and his rock band The Amygdaloids, breaks down the science behind the music.