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Cultural Brain lecture Thursday 25th February with Professor Eckart Altenmüller

Title: Origin, Treatment and Prevention of Movement Disorders in Musicians. Speaker: Eckart Altenmüller, Institute of Music Physiology and Musician's Medicin in Hannover Date and time: Thursday 25th February at 15.00 Location: Zoom link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/63522708499?pwd=bFFOT0svVDhJaEdsd0tSNXJrVVh6dz09 Biography Eckart Altenmüller is the Head of Department at the Institute of Music Physiology and Musician's Medicin at Hochschule für Musik …

Your Brain on Music: Why We Love It, Why We Create It, and Why It’s The Antidote to Our Uncertain Future

A new lecture series is presented by the John Hopkins University. Each week will consist of an interactive short lecture followed by class discussion. Occasional recommended readings will be shared via email the week prior to class. See the link below for this weeks lecture and a list of prerecorded …

The U.K. National Centre for Creative Health is launched

A new centre, which aims to promote creativity for healthy lives, has just been launched in the United Kingdom. The National Centre for Creative Health was formed as a result of the U.K. government’s Creative Health report, which stresses the importance of the arts on health and well being. Research shows …

Welcome to the ‘Music and Personality’ experiment, conducted by Prof. Glenn Schellenberg with colleagues at the University of Lisbon!

Find out more about your personality and musical talent! Welcome to the 'Music and Personality' experiment! The aim of this study is to explore how musical abilities are associated with personality, nonmusical abilities, formal music training, and informal musical activities (e.g., listening, attending concerts). The experiment takes around 45 minutes …

Grant for 5.6 million SEK from The Swedish Research Council

Fredrik Ullén's group at the Centre for Culture Cognition and Health have received a grant for 5.6 million SEK from The Swedish Research Council for research about learning processes, using piano playing as a model. The project is in collaboration with Martin Lövdén at the centre, colleagues at the Max …

Interview with Assal Habibi – education promotes neurological changes in the brain

Assal Habibi discusses her research into how music education promotes neurological changes in the brain. The interview is conducted at the Edinburgh Culture Summit 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qJ7VEAw7mU