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:
My name is Sloka. I am a neuroscientist and dancer; you can find more about me here.