Meeting a friend in Covid-19 times has little to do with an intimate chat in a bar. Instead, video calls have become the new medium to share our innermost feelings. But can these moments of online face-to-face communication replace the ‘real’ offline experience?
In our era we try to discover and unfold unknown space structures but Daphne Tona investigates mysteries in our brains. The locus coeruleus is a small structure deep inside the brain, which is responsible for the norepinephrine system. This system is important since it influences our everyday lives.
Have you ever found yourself dancing, caught up in music? We often attend events where we listen to music and find ourselves starting to dance without even noticing. We shake, clap, tap, and let our body swing with the rhythm. Music cognition influences human behavior and makes us move, but how?
While most of us can experience mental imagery, some people cannot vividly imagine pictures in their mind - and they function just fine. This raises the question: what do we even need mental imagery for? And how problematic is a lack of mental imagery?