Which part of the brain, off on and when
There is nothing simple about the brain. Wherein certain skills can be improved by shutting down one part, those same skills may require increasing activity in another.
Here’s a collection of short videos on the flow state of consciousness.
Here’s a paper on the results of scanning brains of jazz musicians during improvisational playing.
And here’s a ted talk by the author of the above paper on the same subject.
I’m not sure how I feel about it when scientist rap. Not because there’s anything wrong with rap/ just that they’re generally so very very bad at it.