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Saturday, May 21 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Music in the Brain FULL

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How is your brain affected by music? How does your brain detect and represent music, distinguish music from other sounds, learn to perform and create music? Join this fascinating discussion about the effects of music on brain structure and function. This workshop highlights the intersection between artistic and scientific perspectives on this fundamental and aesthetic form of human expression.

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avatar for Tobias Overath, Phd (Duke University)

Tobias Overath, Phd (Duke University)

Tobias Overath investigates how the brain processes sound—from very basic sound attributes such as pitch or timbre, to more complex signals such as speech—using a combination of behavioral, electrophysiological (M/EEG) and hemodynamic (fMRI) methods. He studied musicology and psychology at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany before moving across the Channel to earn an MSc in neuroscience at the University of Oxford, England. He... Read More →


Saturday May 21, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
21c Museum Hotel, Gallery 6 111 N. Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701

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