Musicians and their audiences show synchronized patterns of brain activity

Researchers observed "inter-brain coherence" (IBC) — a synchronisation in brain activity — between a musician and the audience.

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When a musician is playing a piece, and the audience is enjoying it, they can develop physical synchronies. Both might tap their feet, sway their bodies, or clap their hands.
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5 lessons we can all learn from the coronavirus crisis

Sometimes the best way to make changes is when you're in the middle of a challenging time.

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  • While no one knows the future, implementing lifestyle changes now can prepare you for returning to a post-coronavirus society.
  • Boredom has long been a powerful catalyst for creativity and should not be viewed in the negative.
  • Spending more time in the kitchen, walking, and being more thoughtful online can be practiced right now.
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My dad was an unhappy man. He used to complain about the slightest thing being out of place – a pen, the honeypot, his special knife with the fattened grip.
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Bennett Foddy's free browser games are the exercise your brain needs

This video game designer's creations have been said to work "neurological magic."

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  • Video game designer Bennett Foddy's games hack players' neurology to allow them to embody the subjects on the screen.
  • Foddy plays with perceptions of sensation to explore how gamers "become" the digital characters.
  • Research indicates that video games can change how our brains perform and their structural makeup. For instance, enhancing several kinds of focus.
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Talent, you’re born with. Creativity, you can grow yourself.

In such states of creative divergent thinking, the body is aroused and the pupils become dilated.

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Creativity, it is said, is intelligence having fun.
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