Can you spare 1 dollar, 1 euro or 1 pound (or a couple of minutes) for a good cause?

Another kind of post today. With my band we recorded an acoustic song a few weeks ago for The Rua Room. This song is now available for downloading and streaming and all money will go to a good cause, NE(S)T VZW, an organization that helps girls who fell victim of loverboys. If you like the… Read More Can you spare 1 dollar, 1 euro or 1 pound (or a couple of minutes) for a good cause?

Does including arts make science more accessible for children who struggle?

This new Johns Hopkins University concludes states that incorporating the arts–rapping, dancing, drawing–into science lessons can help low-achieving students retain more knowledge and possibly help students of all ability levels be more creative in their learning. This study does tick a lot of boxes as it is a randomized controlled trial with a clever design,… Read More Does including arts make science more accessible for children who struggle?

A computer could identify the song someone was listening to through analyzing their brain

I’m still not sure if I think this is amazing or creepy, and I’m guessing it is both: researchers used a magnetic resonance machine to read participants’ minds and find out what song they were listening to. Are we at a dawn of mind reading machines? Well, no. The research is still pretty rudimentary, still:… Read More A computer could identify the song someone was listening to through analyzing their brain