Comment on GO TO SLEEP by Anika

Kendra!! Your tone of voice and enthusiasm about your topic kept me totally engaged the entire time! I love how your introduction and wrapping up were similar and created a sort of full-circle affect. I also love how you ended the video leaving your au…

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Comment on Are people right brained or left brained ? – TED TALK by Anika

Maeve!! I’m really glad you did your talk on this topic, as it’s something that is so glorified in media today like you mentioned. I also like how you were able to keep your talk short and precise while still getting your point across! One thing that I think would be interesting for you to inquire about is: if those patients who had their brains divided into their separate two halves were working on a physical task where the had to alternate in doing something with either side/holding something with either hand, would this cause some kind of confusion in the patient’s mind as to what is happening?

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Comment on Creative Cognition: A Symphony by Anika

Hira!! I love the topic of your talk; your speech was super clear and I could understand everything. In terms of presentation, it was awesome, though I think for next time, more eye contact as well as a bit more variation in your tone of voice would make this talk even more effective! Also, when you were in the middle of a sentence and the video cut to a new clip, it was a bit distracting. One question I have is if most creativity nowadays is based off of transforming other ideas/being inspired by the ideas around us, how do you think people were able to think so creatively/abstractly when the world was just forming for humans? Do think that in that case those people would have to be “more creative,” or do you think that perhaps even they were transforming the ideas around them into something new?

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Comment on Letter to Evan by Anika

This was a really touching start to what seems will be an awesome study man. Do you perhaps have any goals on what you’d want to learn through this in dept study, whether it be being able to find a deeper connection between yourself and Evans, or to know exactly why his music in particular had such a huge influence on jazz music, or anything else?

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