The Neuroscience of Genius, Creativity, and Improvisation, with Heather Berlin - 92Y, New York

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CREATIVITY FOR THE COMMON GOOD

The Neuroscience of Genius, Creativity, and Improvisation, with Heather Berlin

Mar 4, 2015

What do originality and invention look like in the brain? In this interview with New York Times columnist Carl Zimmer, neuroscientist Heather Berlin explains current research into creative "flow states", examining what happens in the brain when rappers and jazz musicians improvise.

Produced in partnership with Big Think for 92Y's 7 Days of Genius.