Posted in biology, music

Brain banjo

Interesting blog entry on Scientific American’s 60 Second Science Blog about how one brain surgery patient (a bluegrass player) played a banjo during his surgery so the doctors could tell if they were hitting any of the wrong spots.

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Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.