The arts are an essential facet of the world-class education we seek to provide all Princeton students. Students who engage deeply with the arts broaden their perspectives, enhance their creativity, and enrich their lives.
The idea that swaths of the brain are stagnant pudding while one section does all the work is silly. The brain is a complex, constantly multi-tasking network of tissue.
Truckers don’t work without sleep for dangerously long stretches … because it’s fun. They do it because they have to earn a living.
Are experts born or made? The New York Times takes on the long-running debate with a focus on research conducted partly at Princeton in the article "How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Practice.” For more on the work conducted by Brooke Macnamara at Princeton, check out this article, "Becoming an expert takes more than practice."
("Practice" by Tom Hart CC/BY 2.0)