1999 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 1st prize

Stephan Elleringmann

Bilderberg for Stern

01 January, 1998

A pianist plays Bach while his brain is scanned to discover whether it shows any difference between playing simple scales and a complex piece. Certain brain areas were activated only when the Bach was played. The influence of music on the brain could be used in treating Alzheimer's or stroke.

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Stephan Elleringmann

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