Music and the Brain

By Library of Congress

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The Library's Music and the Brain events offer lectures, conversations and symposia about the explosion of new research at the intersection of cognitive neuroscience and music. Project chair Kay Redfield Jamison convenes scientists and scholars, composers, performers, theorists, physicians, psychologists, and other experts at the Library for a compelling 2-year series, with generous support from the Dana Foundation.

Episode Date
The Future of Music
May 23, 2011
Music as Medicine
May 23, 2011
Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress
Feb 15, 2011
Music and Grief
Nov 30, 2010
Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy
Sep 22, 2010
Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy
Sep 10, 2010
Making Music Changes Brains
Apr 29, 2010
The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health
Apr 29, 2010
Music, Memories, and the Brain
Apr 29, 2010
Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music that Makes Them Weep?
Apr 29, 2010
States of Mind: Music in Islamic Sufi Rituals
Jan 22, 2010
Trance Formation: Music, Trance, Religious Experience, and the Brain
Jan 22, 2010
Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia
Dec 01, 2009
The Mind of the Artist
Dec 01, 2009
"Halt or I'll Play Vivaldi! Classical Music as Crime Stopper"
Apr 17, 2009
From Mode to Emotion in Musical Communication
Mar 27, 2009
Dangerous Music
Jan 29, 2009
The Music of Language and the Language of Music.
Dec 29, 2008
The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature.
Dec 17, 2008
Your Brain on Jazz: Neural Substrates of Spontaneous Improvisation.
Dec 09, 2008