I was recently listening to an interview that Marc Maron had with the actor Timothy Olyphant on his podcast “WTF” and caught a terrific soundbite that I thought was fantastically insightful. He was describing a realization he had about learning a tell-tale sign that the work he was doing was both high in quality and… Read More Will you appear in the “blooper reel”?
We had our final meeting of the Science of Music in Learning and Experience (SMiLE) group last week and I’ve been reflecting a bit on the experience. We began the experimental idea in the fall with an introductory meeting to get to know each other from across campus and a discussion of Susan Hallam‘s closing chapter from the… Read More SMiLE-ing this year and hopefully more in the future
I wanted to write a quick post to share my excitement about a new research group starting up at IU called: SMiLE: Science of Music in Learning and Experience. The purpose of the group is to cultivate conversations about music research among students and faculty across departments in the school of music and across units on… Read More A SMiLE-ing experiment
“I believe that the purpose of art is to come up with ways to transform the most negative instincts into creative instincts.” This is one of the most simple, powerful, and inspiring short videos I’ve seen in a while. Enjoy.