Category Archives: Arts and Creativity

Dean Blevins Power Point Presentation

Dean Blevins gave his conference address Friday Nov 4th. Attached is a copy of his conference address. Brain Matters Creativity Dr. Blevins address will be available through the association journal Religious Education

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The Science Network: Newark Workshop on Music, Brain and Education

On March 24, 2011, a group of scientists gathered to discuss music, the brain, and education at Rutgers University as a part of the NSF-supported Temporal Dynamics of Learning Centers. Part of TSN: The Science Network resources

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Childhood Music Lessons May Provide Lifelong Boost in Brain Functioning

A report from ScienceDaily (Apr. 20, 2011) — Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later — even for those who no longer play an instrument — by keeping the mind sharper as people age, according to a preliminary … Continue reading

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Biochemical Support for Creativity?

A Research Article in the Journal of Neuroscience offers evidence in an article titled Biochemical Support for the “Threshold” Theory of Creativity: A Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study

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Podcast explores Arts and Neuroscience

Marc Steiner Podcast interview with Dr.  Charles Limb and Dr. Mariale Hardiman, John Hopkins University faculty and advocates in the field of neuro-education. The interview addresses the relationship between neuroscience and the arts and its importance for education. See also … Continue reading

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Michael Gazzaniga on the Arts and the Brain (Dana Foundation)

What is the connection between the Arts and the Brain? In this short video presentation Michael Gazzaniga (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara) discusses insights from the Dana Foundation Learning, Arts, and the Brain Consortium.

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