1) What aspect(s) of the documentary did you find surprising or insightful?
2) were you skeptical about any aspect of the documentary, and, if so, explain why?
3) How has this documentary enhanced or informed your understanding of brain function?
4) Can you make connections between this series and your life and/or things you have learned previously?
Dancing improves brain function on a variety of levels. Two recent studies show how different types of practice allow dancers to achieve peak performance by blending cerebral and cognitive thought processes with muscle memory and ‘proprioception’ held in the cerebellum.