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April 02, 2008

dance and the brain

via mash on tango-l


"How can watching one dance performance, whether classical ballet or the newest modern choreography, be so engaging—even thrilling— and watching another leave us indifferent? Dutch choreographer and researcher Ivar Hagendoorn argues that contemporary neuroscience points at the answer. The limbs move, but it is the brain that dances."

Posted by joegrohens at April 2, 2008 12:10 PM


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