The jazz singer’s mind shows us how to improvise through life itself | Curio

The jazz singer’s mind shows us how to improvise through life itself

9 mins | Sep 2, 2020

Improvisation is pervasive in our lives — it also helps us become fully human. When music originates in the body, it supports a deeper investigation into the cognitive functions of it. Melissa Forbes, a senior lecturer in contemporary music at the University of Southern Queensland, takes a closer look into the "complex cognitive and psychological processes" behind jazz singers' ability to improvise.

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