Updated Brain Map Identifies Nearly 100 New Regions

Updated Brain Map Identifies Nearly 100 New Regions

On Wednesday, in what many experts are calling a milestone in neuroscience, researchers published a spectacular new map of the brain, detailing nearly 100 previously unknown regions — an unprecedented glimpse into the machinery of the human mind.

Grateful Dead Terrapin Station 1977 Arista Promo Banner

Grateful Dead Terrapin Station 1977 Arista Promo Banner

Grateful Dead Terrapin Station 1977 Arista Promo Banner. Art (album cover) by Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley. Terrapin Station was originally released on July 27, 1977. This is the first Grateful Dead album on Arista Records. According to Dennis McNally, Jerry Garcia conceived the idea for the song "Terrapin Station Part One" while driving across the Richmond–San Rafael Bridge.

THE AMAZING NEUROSCIENCE OF DRUMMERS

THE AMAZING NEUROSCIENCE OF DRUMMERS

When playing the drums your arms and ears pose to the rhythm and these actions light up regions of neural connections. When you start moving to the beat your motor cortex begins to activate and results in stronger connection to the brain that eventually leads to increases in skills like good timing. Essentially, this video suggests that drummers have fundamentally different brains than the rest of us.

100 Years Ago, Artists Were Asked to Depict the Year 2000

100 Years Ago, Artists Were Asked to Depict the Year 2000

En L’An 2000 was a series of French images created in 1899 by Jean-Marc Côté and other artists that imagined what life would be like in the year 2000. They were first produced as paper card inserts in cigarette and cigar boxes and later as postcards. There are at least 87 known cards and they only came to light decades later when science-fiction author Isaac Asimov chanced upon them in 1986.

Music as Medicine: Why a New Kind of Neuro-Rehab Is Taking Off

Music as Medicine: Why a New Kind of Neuro-Rehab Is Taking Off

Ancient Greek philosophers believed that music had a therapeutic purpose — including to treat depression, mania and even hangovers. Today, that power is finally starting to be better leveraged thanks to the evolution of Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT): the therapeutic application of musical components to address cognitive, sensory and motor dysfunctions