Improvisation in Music is Independent of Central Brain Functions

Charles Limb and Allen Braun at Johns Hopkins have recently published a study on the internal characteristics and functions of improvisation in music. The study, "Neural Substrates of Spontaneous Musical Performance: An fMRI Study of Jazz Improvisation," uses a functional MRI to look at the neural activity of Jazz musicians, specifically pianists, during improvisation. Several... Continue Reading →

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