Dance and the brain: a review

  title={Dance and the brain: a review},
  author={Falisha J. Karpati and Chiara Giacosa and Nicholas E. V. Foster and Virginia B. Penhune and Krista Hyde},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Dance is a universal form of human expression that offers a rich source for scientific study. Dance provides a unique opportunity to investigate brain plasticity and its interaction with behavior. Several studies have investigated the behavioral correlates of dance, but less is known about the brain basis of dance. Studies on dance observation suggest that long‐ and short‐term dance training affect brain activity in the action observation and simulation networks. Despite methodological… 
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