September 13, 2009 at 9:29 pm 2 comments

Via Jonah Lehrer:

I won’t waste too many words trying to explain this stunning video, which is by Will Hoffman and the folks at Radio Lab. At first glance, it’s a mere collection of ordinary moments – a falling teardrop, an escaped balloon, a dive into a pool – but I think it’s also evidence that the things we see everyday, when carefully framed, can ache with ignored beauty.


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  • 1. jleeger  |  September 14, 2009 at 2:07 pm

    I like it! Reminds me a bit though of the psychology behind the Shining trailer remix:

    Put compelling music behind anything, and it changes the way you think about it…that’s probably why Kant said music was a higher art form than physical representation…

  • 2. J.R. Atwood  |  September 20, 2009 at 6:27 pm

    Josh! That trailer you attached is awesome. Thanks for the morning chuckle. :)


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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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