This study on our brain’s ‘prediction machine’ capabilities is both fascinating and fun. Ok, maybe I’m biased because it is about music. But bear with me as to whether listening to a concerto by Bach or the latest pop tunes on Spotify, the human brain does not wait passively for the song to unfold. Instead,… Read More How our brain predicts the future while listening to music
It must have been 2012 when I first read Rousseau en ik (Rousseau and me) by Dutch philosopher Maarten Doorman. While it’s impossible to underestimate Jean Jacques Rousseau’s influence on our thinking about education and raising our children, I discovered that he was instead a jack of all trades but master of none. And then… Read More One of education’s fascinating dirty little secrets
Two for the price of one… Earlier this week I found this cartoon: And yesterday I showed one of our sons the great Victor Borge also about Mozart:
H/T Jurgen Surinx
To good not to share even while taking a break!
Some of you know that I’m also a musician and music producer. Besides my own band, I produce also other artists. Last year I had a hit in Belgium with a song by Augustijn and this week a new single has been released of his upcoming second album. There is one catch… Augustijn sings in… Read More And now for something completely different (no really)…
H/T Daithi Rua
H/T Bart Buls