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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Some science behind creativity

Some clever people measured the brain waves of jazz musicians and found that inorder for them to play improv they had to deactivate the "dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), a brain area associated with planned actions and self-control. In other words, they were inhibiting their inhibitions, which allowed the musicians to create without worrying about what they were creating".

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