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Music and the Brain

Library of Congress

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Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain

Library of Congress

52
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184
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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.

Latest Episodes

Music as Medicine

Host Steve Mencher talks with Dr. Deforia Lane, Director of Music Therapy, Univeristy Hospitals of Cleveland.

19 min2011 MAY 23
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Music as Medicine

The Future of Music

Host Steve Mencher talks with Tod Machover, composer and Director, Professor of Music and Media, and Director of the Opera of the Future Group at MIT.

27 min2011 MAY 23
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The Future of Music

Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress

Host Steve Mencher talks with Alicia Clair about Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress

17 min2011 FEB 16
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Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress

Music and Grief

Host Steve Mencher talks with Music and the Brain Series advisor Kay Redfield Jamison about her book Nothing Was The Same.

17 min2010 DEC 1
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Music and Grief

Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Host Steve Mencher talks with Dr. Jayne Standley, Director of the Music Therapy Program, Florida State University.

20 min2010 SEP 22
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Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Host Steve Mencher talks with Dr. Vera Brandes, Director, Research Program Music Medicine, Paracelsus Medical Private University, Salzburg.

17 min2010 SEP 10
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Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music that Makes Them Weep?

Host Steve Mencher and Professor David Huron, Head of Ohio State University's Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory,answer to the question in a conversation on emotions, the brain and music.

20 min2010 APR 29
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Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music that Makes Them Weep?

Music, Memories, and the Brain

Dr. Peter Janata, associate professor at University of California, Davis, and member of the Center for Mind and Brain talks with Steve Mencher about how the brain creates an autobiographical soundtrack from our memories.

17 min2010 APR 29
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Music, Memories, and the Brain

The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health

Steve Mencher from the Library of Congress talks with Concetta M. Tomaino, Executive Director, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, about "The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health."

18 min2010 APR 29
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The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health

Making Music Changes Brains

Dr. Gottfried Schlaug, Director of the Music, Neuroimaging and Stroke Recovery Laboratories, Beth Deaconess Israel Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, talks with host Steve Mencher about the notable differences between the brain of a musician and a non-musician.

18 min2010 APR 29
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Making Music Changes Brains

Latest Episodes

Music as Medicine

Host Steve Mencher talks with Dr. Deforia Lane, Director of Music Therapy, Univeristy Hospitals of Cleveland.

19 min2011 MAY 23
Comments
Music as Medicine

The Future of Music

Host Steve Mencher talks with Tod Machover, composer and Director, Professor of Music and Media, and Director of the Opera of the Future Group at MIT.

27 min2011 MAY 23
Comments
The Future of Music

Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress

Host Steve Mencher talks with Alicia Clair about Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress

17 min2011 FEB 16
Comments
Music Therapy, Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress

Music and Grief

Host Steve Mencher talks with Music and the Brain Series advisor Kay Redfield Jamison about her book Nothing Was The Same.

17 min2010 DEC 1
Comments
Music and Grief

Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Host Steve Mencher talks with Dr. Jayne Standley, Director of the Music Therapy Program, Florida State University.

20 min2010 SEP 22
Comments
Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Host Steve Mencher talks with Dr. Vera Brandes, Director, Research Program Music Medicine, Paracelsus Medical Private University, Salzburg.

17 min2010 SEP 10
Comments
Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music that Makes Them Weep?

Host Steve Mencher and Professor David Huron, Head of Ohio State University's Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory,answer to the question in a conversation on emotions, the brain and music.

20 min2010 APR 29
Comments
Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music that Makes Them Weep?

Music, Memories, and the Brain

Dr. Peter Janata, associate professor at University of California, Davis, and member of the Center for Mind and Brain talks with Steve Mencher about how the brain creates an autobiographical soundtrack from our memories.

17 min2010 APR 29
Comments
Music, Memories, and the Brain

The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health

Steve Mencher from the Library of Congress talks with Concetta M. Tomaino, Executive Director, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, about "The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health."

18 min2010 APR 29
Comments
The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health

Making Music Changes Brains

Dr. Gottfried Schlaug, Director of the Music, Neuroimaging and Stroke Recovery Laboratories, Beth Deaconess Israel Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, talks with host Steve Mencher about the notable differences between the brain of a musician and a non-musician.

18 min2010 APR 29
Comments
Making Music Changes Brains
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