Episode 5: The Left-brain vs. the Right-brain

At some point in your life, someone may have asked you whether you are left brained, or right brained. Or maybe you have heard someone proudly proclaim that they are right brained. 

This months show is all about ‘The Left Brain Vs. Right Brain’ and the long held belief that people tend to have a personality or style of thinking that is either “right-brained or left-brained”. As a musician is your right-brain really doing all the work? Myth, half myth or truth? Press play to find out.

 
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Judith Sönnicken

Judith is an artist, whose recent work ‘Befriending Hyperobjects’, was recently exhibited at NAVEL in Los Angeles. Find out more about her work here.

Judith Sönnicken is a dimensional athlete and ancient cosmologist. She holds an MA in Fine Arts from the University of the Arts Berlin and certified in UX, Usui Reiki and Feng Shui. Her practice implies objects, installation, virtual reality, performance, geomancy, sound immersion and guided meditation. Her project Befriending Hyperobjects, a performative interaction with non-human entities in digital and analog geographies, connects art and technology to fund environmental action. Her work has been shown at Museu Geológico de Portugal/ Lisbon, Green Art Gallery/ Dubai, Spinnerei/ Leipzig, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture/Yukon, The Institute of Jamais Vu/ London, Cirrus Gallery/ Los Angeles, Icebox Projects/ Philadelphia, NAVEL/ Los Angeles, documenta14/ Athens and The Eighth Climate /11th Gwangju Biennial.

 
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Dr. Rex Jung

Rex Eugene Jung is an American psychologist who has researched on the neural basis of human intelligence and creativity.

Rex Jung is a clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico, a research scientist at the Mind Research Network, and a practicing clinical neuropsychologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He studies both brain disease and what the brain does well—a field of research known as "positive neuroscience."

His research is designed to relate behavioral measures, including intelligence, personality, and creativity, to brain function and structure in healthy, neurological, and psychiatric subjects. He has published research articles across a wide range of disciplines, including traumatic brain injury, lupus, schizophrenia, intelligence, and creativity.

 

Track listing

Missy Elliott - Izzy Izzy Ahh

Isabella Lovestory - Humo

Auntie Flo - Havana Rhythm Dance (feat. Andrew Ashong)

Little Simz - 101 FM

Kilo Kish - San Pedro

Zé - Opening

Tom Tom Club - Wordy Rappinghood

Blackalicious - Alphabet Aerobics

El Coco - Cocomotion

Nina Simone - Baltimore

Mulatu Astatke - Tezeta (Nostalgia)

Souls Of Mischief - 93 'Til Infinity

The Pharcyde - My Soul

Queen Latifah - U.N.I.T.Y.

Pharoah Sanders - Love Is Everywhere

Duval Timothy - Ball

Jamiroquai - Virtual Insanity

Gregory Porter - 1960 What?

International Music System - Dancing Therapy - 128 Bpm

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