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This Is Your Brain On Music [Infographic]

This Is Your Brain On Music [Infographic] | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
We know music can profoundly affect us, whether you're the type who gets weepy at a classical performance or

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Andrew McCluskey's curator insight, February 6, 2013 8:41 PM

Clever use of infographic by University of Florida to promote their Master's course - nice breakdown of how we experience music... 

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Too Busy to Enjoy Life? When Will You? | World of Psychology

Too Busy to Enjoy Life? When Will You? | World of Psychology | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
You're so busy, forever racing around taking care of stuff, creating stuff, replacing stuff, upgrading stuff, sharing stuff. Yet, something doesn't feel.
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What is consciousness? A scientist's perspective. | The Brain Bank

What is consciousness? A scientist's perspective. | The Brain Bank | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
ev.owa We all know what consciousness is. We can tell when we're awake, when we're thinking, when we're pondering the universe, but can anyone really explain the nature of this perception? Or even what separates ...
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Maximize your happiness with these five tips

Maximize your happiness with these five tips | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
The American way has been debased into doing what it takes to achieve material wealth and die with the most toys as the key to happiness, or conversely, indulging in intoxication, party-party, TV, sexual craving, and all ...
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The Soul Of Community, By Carolyn Baker « Speaking Truth to Power

The Soul Of Community, By Carolyn Baker « Speaking Truth to Power | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
In other words, what does community mean to the soul, the psyche, the deeper self within us? If we do not attend to this aspect of community, for all of the ostensible successes the community may have achieved, its members ...
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Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language

Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
A Johns Hopkins brain scientist is finding a neurological basis for a notion that many people believe intuitively — that music is as much a form of language as Spanish or French.

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Andrew McCluskey's curator insight, March 5, 2013 5:52 PM

It's amazing that there are only three places in the world at the moment looking at the act of improvisation - bet on this area getting more crowded in the near future.  This (rather long) article highlights some of the relationships between music and language as far as centers of the brain go - and looks at the challenges of studying how the brain works withou8t getting too far removed the everyday world - ingenious use of an fMRI machine and tools to get the data..

Pei Pei's comment, April 5, 2013 10:10 PM
Great article; thanks for posting.
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Scientists Find Collective Consciousness More Effective - French Tribune

Scientists Find Collective Consciousness More Effective - French Tribune | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
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Scientists Find Collective Consciousness More Effective
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It has been noted that a collective consciousness can be much more effective than an individual consciousness.
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The Pursuit of Happiness - Huffington Post (blog)

The Pursuit of Happiness - Huffington Post (blog) | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
The Pursuit of Happiness
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Some people coo the words earnestly, leaning forward with clasped hands to emphasize how important their children's happiness is.
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Consciousness: How The Brain Loses And Regains It

Consciousness: How The Brain Loses And Regains It | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
Doctors have used drugs to induce general anesthesia in patients undergoing surgery since a medical doctor became a legitimate profession in the mid-1800s. But little has been known about how these drugs create such a ...
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How Are Happiness and Learning Connected? | Edutopia

How Are Happiness and Learning Connected? | Edutopia | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
Blogger Rebecca Alber proposes that when students feel safe, valued and harmonious in the classroom, they are more apt to learn.
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How to Stop Feeling Stressed & Connect with Your True Self | The ...

How to Stop Feeling Stressed & Connect with Your True Self | The ... | Conscious Life | Scoop.it
How to Stop Feeling Stressed & Connect with Your True Self. Posted by James McWhinney in Extraordinary Living. Author: Marissa Håkansson. Who would you be without stress? Imagine it now and feel that experience in your body.
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