What does a plant sound like? Perhaps, you’ve never considered that plants could generate sound without an external force like wind.
The creators of Plantwave use a combination of sensors and algorithms to track the biorhythms and water movements within plants to create harmonious music. Each plant and each leaf creates a unique soundscape. The device connects to the plant via two electrodes or clips. Data is gathered and transformed into musical soundscapes, which can be altered and played through an app on your phone or through MIDI synthesizers.
Check out the videos to listen and learn more about this acoustic exploration of nature.
“Huh?” is used in at least 31 languages around the world! A version of the word can be found in nearly every language on Earth (Dingemanse et al, 2013). This research concluded that all languages studied included a word similar, in both sound and function, to the English “huh?” Regardless of language, the word is…
If you have a dog or cat, you’ve probably seen their ears moving toward an interesting or startling sound. For professional equestrians, watching the ears of their horse allows them to gauge their shifting attention. Humans still have these same muscles, and even more interesting is their relationship to our brain and how we pay attention. …
Tai Chi is not just for increasing balance; it may also help improve cognitive performance. In a recent randomized controlled trial, study participants who practiced a form of Tai Chi twice a week for six months improved their scores on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) when compared to a control group (Fuzhong et al, 2023)….