17-year-old Brian Oldham was always interested in art but he never found a creative outlet that fit. One day, as he was stumbling around, he ran into Rosie Hardy's Flickr stream and it was at that moment that he found his calling. "I wanted to be able to create something that could tell a story and speak to people like her work does," he says. The next day, he started his 365 day… Continue
Here at theMET, we feature the works of highly creative people every single day. How and why are these people so creative? Could it possibly be due to the way their brains function?
In this fascinating case study, musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation. He put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. What he and his team found has deep implications for our understanding of creativity of all… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 14, 2011 at 8:30am —