Take a Psychedelic Trip Inside a Musician's Brain

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Source: MDT Magazine

Ever wonder what goes on inside a musician’s head? As a bit of an amateur musician myself, I’d sure like to see the complex neural interactions that work to fuel a musician’s creativity. I imagine that in itself would be one heck of a show.

Thanks to GE’s Neuro VR experience, now you can get a pretty psychedelic view of a musician’s brain activity during a performance. Through the lens of the Oculus Rift, data from MRI scans are converted into surges of color that represent the complicated visual, auditory, and motor functions at work while a musician plays.

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