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Friday, March 13 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
TheDJBrain: Learn from the Happiest Profession

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TheDJBrain is a research, book, coaching and app development project that explores the intersection between the virtues of DJing (i.e. the selection and mixing of music) and the positive psychology concept of "Flow" as defined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
Using cutting-edge neuroscience, TheDJBrain explores how DJing is capable of creating compelling flow experiences that have a positive impact on the creative brain.
In detail:
The Research
Experiments involving neuroimaging of DJ experiences and states induced by musical sets from world-class DJs.
The Book
3fold - DJ Stories, DJ Brain, Last night a DJ saved my job
The Coaching
Develops specific techniques to include DJing modules into personal/business coaching. Plus mapping of DJ skills to a management environment.
The App
Will provide a shortcut for 10.000 hours of DJing with an app focusing on facilitating selection, matching and mixing.

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Speakers
avatar for Daniel Margulies

Daniel Margulies

Group Leader Max Planck Research Group for Neuroanatomy & Connectivity, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
I am a neuroscientist with a background in the humanities. My work consists of basic neuroanatomy that explores how connectivity within the cerebral cortex is organized, as well as ongoing collaborations that address the functional implications of this organization for spontaneous... Read More →
avatar for Wilfried Runde

Wilfried Runde

Freelance Consultant, c/o pop
Wilfried Runde has worked as a information specialist, researcher, music/online editor and TV-journalist for various media outlets, in particular German broadcaster WDR and ARD studios in Brussels, New York and Washington. After joining Deutsche Welle(DW), Germany's International... Read More →


Friday March 13, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
JW Marriott Room 211-212 110 E 2nd St

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