Learning The Arts

“Over the past century, researchers have tried to relate the perception of dissonance to the underlying acoustics of the signals,” BB TESTING READ MORE

Learning The Arts

“Over the past century, researchers have tried to relate the perception of dissonance to the underlying acoustics of the signals,” BB TESTING

quality test

(Cover detail from The Qualities of Quality Report) Debates about the state of arts education most often focus on the quantity of education available. Measuring quantity is difficult enough, as […]

Studio Visit

Julian Hoeber, Demon Hill (2010) Mixed media installation. Blum & Poe/ Hammer Projects Artist Julian Hoeber has worked with painting, sculpture, film, installation, and other media. He’s best known a […]

Identifying Arts Education Issues with Digital Tools

Broadly speaking, data journalists do two things very well: Find stories in numbers Use numbers to tell stories The field of data journalism is still fairly new, so people are […]

Arts Ed – A Detective Story

There are two truths arts advocates have long taken for granted: Arts education in public schools is in decline. When budgets tighten, the arts are the first at the ax. […]

Neuroscience intro blurb

For all that we love the arts, we understand very little about why we are so drawn to them as a species. What are they good for? we ask. They […]

Science Reveals How Music Develops the Brain

SOUND SCIENCE: Listening to music makes you smarter. Neuroscientists are developing exciting new understandings of how music develops our brains. We’re rapidly learning that listening to music can raise your […]

Reframing the debate

Learning The Arts

“Over the past century, researchers have tried to relate the perception of dissonance to the underlying acoustics of the signals,” BB TESTING