Ahead of an art/brain panel discussion this week in Brooklyn, NY, Noah Hutton presents an outline of the current state of the dialogue between the arts and brain sciences, with three major lines of inquiry apparent.
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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.
A research article in last month’s issue of Neuroscience revealed that trained musicians outperformed non-musicians in a word-remembering task: How did they do it? By recruiting extra brain resources from the visual cortex. The...
What is the role of conscious versus unconscious thought in the act of committing a crime? Neuroscientist Joe LeDoux discusses the application of modern neuroscience to the justice system through his own science and music.
Are we free to choose? Is all behavior determined? Do you have to be conscious of a decision in order for it to be considered volitional? Neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux weaves music and brain science to take on the deepest questions of human...
Joe LeDoux, who splits time between neuroscience research and his rock band The Amygdaloids, breaks down the science behind the music.