Category: science

Positivity’s Impact on The Creative Brain

The creatively-minded are considered to be free-spirits or daydreamers, which purportedly sets them apart from pencil pushers and those interested in the sciences. However, did you know that there’s scientific evidence suggesting that anyone can be creative? More than that, did you know that ambiance and mental outlook are fundamental provocations when it comes to creative productivity? There are many components to what kind of environment… Read more →

Highly Creative Individuals Have Better Connected Brains | Jo-Michael Scheibe

Highly Creative Individuals Have Better-Connected Brains

Are you left-brained or right-brained? What if I told you the “right/left brain” theory might be bogus?   According to research published by Duke University during February of the year, creative people have better-connected brains. In fact, this report states, “Highly creative people have significantly more white matter connections (shown in green) between the right and left hemispheres of the… Read more →

Music Neuroscience

Although it is understood that music has many great benefits for the human brain, such as improving our mood or relaxing our minds, the full scope of music’s effects on the brain are not yet completely understood. There is a growing belief, however, that learning to play a musical instrument does have an impact on the ability to understand emotions… Read more →

Musicians have Advantages with Memory

People try all different things when trying to boost brain power.  Some use the brain app called Luminosity, some play memory games.  However, have you ever considered picking up a musical instrument? Research indicates that musicians have better language processing skills and enhanced working memory in comparison to non-musicians.  This means they may have a greater ability to process new… Read more →