Mind and Brain Blog

The Blog of Prof. Dr. med. Gerhard Gründer


Professor of Experimental Neuropsychiatry at the RWTH Aachen University and Deputy Director of the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics at the University Hospital Aachen.


Your brain on improv

Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation — so 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 kinds. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)