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Did you know that every time musicians pick up their instruments, there are fireworks going off all over their brain? On the outside, they may look calm and focused, reading the music and making the precise and practiced movements required. But inside their brains, there's a party going on.
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neuroscientists have made enormous breakthroughs in understanding how our brains work by monitoring them in real time with instruments like fMRI and PET scanners. When people are hooked up to these machines, tasks, such as reading or doing math problems,
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4 minutes 45 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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listening
Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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19/08/2022
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1. Choose the correct options.
Which of these instruments were not mentioned?
fMRI
PET scanners.
X- rays
2. Choose the correct options.
Playing music is the brain's equivalent of
a full-body workout.
doing yoga
running
3. Choose the correct options.
Playing a musical instrument engages
visual
Auditory
Motor cortices
language area
4. Choose the correct options.
What is the name of the bridge between the two hemispheres?
brain's corpus callosum
brain's bridge
grey matter
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Slbonilla0105 is from/lives in El Salvador and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2022-08-19. Slbonilla0105 last logged in on 2022-09-29, and has shared 3 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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