Your Brain on Jazz

9:09 minutes

Jazz musicians improvise musical conversations on the spot, but how does the brain create meaning out of this wordless communication? Researcher and musician Charles Limb discusses how our brain makes sense of music and what this reveals about the process of creativity.

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Charles Limb

Charles Limb is an associate professor of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery, and faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

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About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim was a senior producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.

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