How the brain works while it is improvising

Interesting talk from surgeon Charles Limb, MD, an associate professor of otolaryngology at Johns Hopkins.

Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation — so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. What he and his team found has deep implications for our understanding of creativity of all kinds.

Thanks Scope, medical blog, Stanford University, an interesting blog, should be in your RSS reader.