Jazz is very different from rock music- but does the brain of a jazz musician act differently than that of a rock musician? What about the brain of a painter, or a dancer? In this podcast join musician and surgeon Charles Limb, of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, as he discusses musical creativity in the brain in this final SciCafe of the spring 2013 season.
To err is human, even if you’re a scientist. In this podcast, astrophysicist Mario Livio discusses the interesting scientific mistakes made by famous scientists, the subject of his new book “Brilliant Blunders.”
The oceans are home to about 80 species of whales, each unique and interesting in ways that fascinate of people of all ages. Learn more about these marine giants in this Milstein Science Series 2013 program, "Whales".
Finding your way from A to B is easy with modern GPS systems, but the natural abilities of navigation found in the animal world have piqued the interest of humans for centuries. In this podcast, join authors James Gould and Carol Gould as they discuss the unique directional sensitivities of animals explored in their latest book, "Nature's Compass".