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Psychology of Music: Podcasts

Accompanies course: MUS 59 crosslisted as PSY 80.

The Library of Congress: Music and the Brain

About Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain

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.

Programs from the Library of Congress: Music and The Brain.

Music and the Brain Podcasts

Tod Machover

Title: The Future of Music
Speaker: Tod Machover
Date: May 23, 2011
Running Time: 27:58 minutes

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Deforia Lane

Title: Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress
Speaker: Dr. Deforia Lane
Date: May 23, 2011
Running Time: 19:39 minutes

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Alicia Clair

Title: Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress
Speaker: Alicia Clair
Date: February 15, 2011
Running Time: 17:55 minutes

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Kay Redfield Jamison

Title: Music and Grief
Speaker: Kay Redfield Jamison
Date: November 18, 2010
Running Time: 17:01 minutes

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Jayne Standley

Title: Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy
Speaker: Dr. Jayne Standley
Date: September 22, 2010
Running Time: 20:40 minutes

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Vera Brandes

Title: Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy
Speaker: Dr. Vera Brandes
Date: September 10, 2010
Running Time: 17:04 minutes

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David Huron

Title: Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music that Makes Them Weep?
Speaker: Prof. David Huron
Date: April 29, 2010
Running Time: 20:46 minutes

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Petr Janata

Title: Music, Memories, and the Brain
Speaker: Dr. Petr Janata
Date: April 29, 2010
Running Time: 17:52 minutes

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Concetta Tomaino

Title: The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health
Speaker: Concetta M. Tomaino
Date: April 29, 2010
Running Time: 18:10 minutes

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Gottfried Schlaug

Title: Making Music Changes Brains
Speaker: Dr. Gottfried Schlaug
Date: April 29, 2010
Running Time: 18:46 minutes

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Title: Trance Formation: Music, Trance, Religious Experience, and the Brain
Speaker: Dr. Robin Sylvan
Date: November 22, 2009
Running Time: 24:45 minutes

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Title: States of Mind: Music in Islamic Sufi Rituals
Speaker: Dr. Taoufiq ben Amor
Date: November 14, 2009
Running Time: 25:07 minutes

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Title: Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia
Speaker: Dr. Richard E. Cytowic, MD
Date: October 30, 2009
Running Time: 17:01 minutes

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Title: The Mind of the Artist
Speaker: Michael Kubovy and Judith Shatin, University of Virginia
Date: June 2009
Running Time: 26:29 minutes

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Title: Your Brain on Jazz: Neural Substrates of Spontaneous Improvisation.
Speaker: Dr. Charles J. Limb
Date: December 8, 2008
Running Time: 21:55 minutes

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Title: The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature.
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Levitin
Date: November 18, 2008
Running Time: 21:51 minutes

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Title: The Music of Language and the Language of Music.
Speaker: Dr. Aniruddh D. Patel, Esther J. Burnham Fellow, Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, California
Date: November 7, 2008
Running Time: 18:53 minutes

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Title: Dangerous Music
Speaker: Jessica Krash, George Washington University and Norman Middleton, Library of Congress Music Division
Date: January 29, 2009
Running Time: 13:04 minutes

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Steven Brown

Title: From Mode to Emotion in Musical Communication
Speaker: Steven Brown
Date: March 27, 2009
Running Time: 19:48 minutes

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Jacqueline Helfgott

Title: "Halt or I'll Play Vivaldi! Classical Music as Crime Stopper"
Speaker: Jacqueline Helfgott
Date: April 16, 2009
Running Time: 22:12 minutes

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