Reflections on the connection between arts and sciences
In Episode 1 of Vichaar, an online production exploring the convergence of dance and science, I give an introduction of the topics I aim to cover each week. Each month, I will take an aspect of Bharatanatyam (e.g. rhythm, movement, music) and talk about its neuroscientific basis.
While it may seem that there is not much common between arts and the sciences, I feel that the disciplines are more alike than not. Here are a few thoughts from my work in Bharatanatyam and neuroscience:
Carol A Schachter
4/18/2022 01:45:48 pm
I can't wait to see the next episode. While I can never be accused of listening with awe at seminars relating to synaptic plasticity, I can surely feel excitement at learning how arts and sciences converge in such an interesting common denominator. Fascinating subject by a fascinating and perceptive woman!
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My name is Sloka. I am a neuroscientist and dancer; you can find more about me here.