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Music and the Brain Symposium 2018: Performance

May 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 7:00pm
CCRMA, The Knoll

Free (includes receptions) | RSVP here.

In its second decade, the annual Music and Brain Symposium brings together scholars, scientists, and artists across multiple disciplines to explore aspects of music as a human behavior. This year's symposium will broadly address aspects of musical performance and expressivity.

On Saturday, talks will be presented 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Note: Lunch will not be provided, contrary to earlier announcements. At 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday, students from CCRMA and related departments will present posters on research broadly related to the theme of the symposium. A reception will follow the day's program. 


Moshe Bar, Bar-Ilan University: "Lasting Impressions in the Proactive Brain"

Michael Casey, Dartmouth College: "Music Composition and Performance via Neural Decoding: Reconstructing Audio Features from High Resolution (7T) fMRI"

Elaine Chew, Queen Mary University of London: "Music performance as problem solving"

Petr Janata, University of California, Davis: "Psychological mechanisms of engaged listening and spontaneous motor interaction"

Caroline Palmer, McGill University: "Decoding Mental States in Ensemble Music Performance"

Sponsored by the Scott and Annette Turow Fund.

Event Sponsor: 
Department of Music, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics
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Spring 2018