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The Science of How Music Enchants the Brain, Animated

The Science of How Music Enchants the Brain, Animated | The Brain | Scoop.it
How harmony, melody, and rhythm trigger the same reward systems that drive our desires for food and sex.

The profound connection between
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Despite what you've been told, you aren't 'left-brained' or 'right-brained'

Despite what you've been told, you aren't 'left-brained' or 'right-brained' | The Brain | Scoop.it
Amy Novotney: The brain is more complex than corporate team-building exercises suggest, but the myth is unlikely to die anytime soon
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Right-brained? Left-brained? Take the brain test!

Right-brained? Left-brained? Take the brain test! | The Brain | Scoop.it
Which side of your brain is more dominant? Take the popular ③⓪-second brain test and compare the result with your friends! ☕ Start your brain test now »
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Our brains: predictably irrational | TED Playlist

Our brains: predictably irrational | TED Playlist | The Brain | Scoop.it
The 3 pounds of jelly in our skulls allow us to reflect on our own consciousness -- and to make counterintuitive, irrational decisions. These talks explore why.
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The spark of epiphanies: Q&A with John Kounios | TED Blog

The spark of epiphanies: Q&A with John Kounios | TED Blog | The Brain | Scoop.it
Cognitive neuroscientist John Kounios was curious: what happens in the brain when someone has a great idea? And so the Drexel University psychology professor designed an experiment to measure subjects' brain activity as they solved problems.
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The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated

The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated | The Brain | Scoop.it
This is where you insert the meta-joke about what else you're actually supposed to be doing this very moment.

From AsapSCIENCE -- who hav
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Left Brain vs. Right: It's a Myth, Research Finds

Left Brain vs. Right: It's a Myth, Research Finds | The Brain | Scoop.it
The idea that some people are "left-brained," meaning they are highly analytical, while others are "right-brained," or more creative, is not true, according to a new study that looked at brain scans of more than 1,000 people.
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What if drugs were machines? And other brain-related provocations | TED Blog

What if drugs were machines? And other brain-related provocations | TED Blog | The Brain | Scoop.it
Ed Boyden heads the Synthetic Neurobiology group at MIT's Media Lab. He talks the future of the field with venture capitalist, Juan Enriquez
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7 Essential Books on Music, Emotion, and the Brain

7 Essential Books on Music, Emotion, and the Brain | The Brain | Scoop.it
What Freud has to do with auditory cheesecake, European opera and world peace.

Last year, Horizon's fascinating documentary on how music
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