November 19, 2012

The Neuroanatomy of Freestyle Rap

"Flow": What academics define as "a subject’s complete immersion in creative activity, typified by focused self-motivation, positive emotional valence, and loss of self-consciousness," or, per the inimitable Urban Dictionary, “a rapper’s ability to rhyme to phat beats in a skillful manner.”

Read more. [Images: Reuters, Scientific Reports, PLoS ONE]

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Filed under: Neurology Brain Science Music Art 
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