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The Improvising MindCognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment$
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Aaron Berkowitz

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199590957

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.001.0001

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The neurobiology of improvisation

The neurobiology of improvisation

(p.131) Chapter 7 The neurobiology of improvisation
The Improvising Mind

Aaron L. Berkowitz

Oxford University Press

This chapter explores the neurobiological basis of improvisation as studied with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). It presents research with cognitive neuroscientist Daniel Ansari alongside recent research in this area by Charles Limb and Allen Braun. It discusses neurophysiological findings in the context of the insights gleaned from the interviews with improvisers presented in Chapter 6, as well as with respect to other work on the neural basis of improvisation.

Keywords:   improvisation, fMRI, music cognition, neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience, creativity, Daniel Ansari

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