Fredrik Ullén on Sorabji and science

The last volume of Fredrik Ullén's recording of Sorabji's 100 Transcendental Studies for piano has just been released: almost 8 and half hours of hypercomplex piano music by one of the most interesting, creative and enigmatic composers of the 20th century. Fredrik talks about the project and relations between music …

Pilot study about the learning processes used for musical skills

Fredrik Ulléns group is now launching a major research study, with the purpose of increasing our knowledge of how the brain learns new skills. In order to perform this analys we will monitor research subjects who will be learning the first steps towards learning to play the piano. We are …

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 …

This year’s Rolf Schock Music Prize winner György Kurtág plays Mozart

This year's Rolf Schock Music Prize winner György Kurtág (94) plays Mozart: Sonata in D major, K. 576 - II. Adagio View the video on YouTube

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

Grant for 1.2 M SEK from Hjärnfonden

Fredrik Ullén's group in The Centre for Culture, Cognition and Health has received a grant from Hjärnfonden for research relating to neural markers for learning, where a piano melody is used as a model to understand how the brain learns new skills. Hjärnfonden’s support is especially appreciated during a time …

Take part in our new study: Cultural Activities and Psychological Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This project aims to discover how our participation in cultural and leisure activities has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also want to investigate the importance of such participation for psychological well-being during the pandemic. The project is an anonymous online survey and everyone over 18 years old is welcome …

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