Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Speaking of Brains

Have you listened to yours lately?

" Using an EEG to apparently record the soothing pattern of patient's brain waves, a computer program then converts them into musical sounds. It usually turns out to sound like classical piano music. " Read the rest here.

But, hold on! One more tid bit from today's news:

" It was found that men deciphered female voices using the auditory part of the brain that processes music, while the sound of male voices engaged a simpler mechanism at the back of the brain. " Read more here.

and if all of that's too much, you can always put you mind at ease with this wonderful old movie:
Creature with the Atom Brain.

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