Brenda Robles

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An Eyeful of Sound: How Synesthesia Works

I have a long-standing fascinating with synesthesia, the rare neurological condition that leads stimulation in one sensory pathway to trigger an experience in another — a neural short-circuiting that enables such strange phenomena as hearing colors, seeing sounds, and tasting smells.<p>The ongoing …

What color is Tuesday? Exploring synesthesia - Richard E. Cytowic

What Is Synesthesia?

Experience Beethoven's Synesthesia with Oculus VR

The LA Phil uses VR to bring Beethoven’s music to the people.<p>Many people recognise the opening four notes to the first movement of Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5," usually from a movie, the radio, or the internet. Certainly not many have heard the beginning notes of Beethoven's 67th opus performed …

Virtual Reality

What It's Like To Have Synesthesia, A Condition That Makes You 'Taste' Sounds

"The sound of a banjo tastes like Oreos."<p>For some people, one sense leads to another. For example, a word can "taste" like meatballs or a sound can be "seen" as the color blue. In the video above from Great Big Story, for example, one woman says that her experience of pain includes both color and …

Oreos

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Yes, You Can Teach Yourself Synesthesia (And Here's Why You Should)

A synesthete-turned-scientist on why it's helpful to "hear" colors and "see" sounds.<p>Berit Brogaard has had synesthesia, a neurological condition in which different senses combine in unusual ways, for as long as she can remember.<p>We often think of synesthesia as “seeing” sounds in different colors …

The Brain

The Neuroscience of Drumming: Researchers Discover the Secrets of Drumming & The Human Brain

An old musician’s joke goes “there are three kinds of drummers in the world—those who can count and those who can’t.” But perhaps there is an even …

Tutuguri review – Rihm’s percussion epic proves unwieldy but unforgettable

The first of the BBC’s Total Immersion events this season was devoted to percussion. After a day of workshops, talks and a recital given by the Guildhall Percussion Ensemble, it closed with a concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Kent Nagano that was devoted to the UK premiere of one of …

Flute

Jambé offers 10 zones of percussive playability

"SensorPoint was founded around the idea of developing products that integrated advanced electronics with everyday objects," the company's John …

Prom 5: BBC Phil/Currie/Storgårds review – compelling percussion playing

HK Gruber has often composed music that is irreverent, provocative or plain eccentric, but his new percussion concerto, entitled into the open … is more serious stuff. Gruber’s friend, mentor and publisher David Drew died during its composition – and that context offered one way of making sense of …

Percussionist

How NYU Is Taking Worldwide Education To The Next Level

I didn’t hesitate when I was invited to join the New York University’s new President’s Global Council. My experience as an NYU student was a positive one of learning and growth. It is an honor and privilege to participate in and contribute to my alma mater. John Sexton has done an amazing job since …

Here's why successful 28-year-old actor Miles Teller still hasn't paid off his NYU student loans

The 28-year-old starred in 2014's Oscar-nominated "Whiplash" and this year appears in two giant franchise films, "Insurgent" and "Fantastic Four." Additionally, he already has six big movie projects lined up through 2017.<p>With Teller's net worth estimated at $2 million, his bank account isn't …

11 YA novels not just for kids

<i>Throughout the summer, EW has been rolling out lists of some of our favorite books of all time. So far, we’ve suggested celebrity memoirs,</i> …

Breathtaking Purple and Green Auroras Leave Photographer Awestruck

A horse statue appears to rear up as a spectacular purple aurora lights up the night sky in this stunning view by a photographer in Washington.<p>The …

Here Are 15 Amazing Scientific GIFs That Will Leave You Astounded

Advertisement<p>There are numerous scientific phenomena that seem to defy the very basic laws of the discipline itself. When we see these mind-blowing …

Finally, the definitive bucket list: The Temples of Angkor, Great Barrier Reef and Machu Picchu lead the places you MUST see, say Lonely Planet's adventure experts

• <b>Travel website Lonely Planet has revealed the places that every traveller should visit</b>• <b><br>The list was compiled by travel experts and writers who rated</b> …

National Parks

10 Single-Serving Cakes Just for You

A big, layered, elegantly frosted cake is the perfect dessert for a crowd. But sometimes you don’t want to share—you just want your own personal cake.<p>…

So i have an university entrance exam on June 3rd and can't help it but feel anxious and restless..😖😣😭😫😵😨😰😩😱

Bought a new pen, it's kind of too light for my liking, or maybe i'm just not used to it yet.. made mistakes here and there 😓

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