Emotion matters: human mind shows different responses to happy and sad music
New brain-scanning study of jazz pianists show that the workings of neural circuits associated with creativity are significantly altered when artists are actively attempting to express emotions. When creative acts engage brain areas involved in emotional expression, activity in these regions strongly influences which parts of the brain’s creativity network are activated. EurekAlert
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