Exploring the Mind Through Music: Music and Perception with David Eagleman and
"Exploring the Mind Through Music" is a week-long conference bringing musicians and scientists together to explore each other's disciplines. In this joint lecture titled "Music and Perception," author and neuroscientist David Eagleman and philosopher Casey O'Callaghan study phenomena relating to how music is synthesized by the brain.
Music and neuroscience: Insights from time perception and synesthesia by David Eagleman
Eagleman will discuss two aspects of neuroscience research that provide direct inroads into our understanding of music.
Crossmodal perception in the arts by Casey O'Callaghan
It is natural to divide the arts into two classes. The first are unimodal art forms, or those whose aesthetically relevant features are perceptible through one sense modality. The second are multimodal art forms, or those whose aesthetically relevant features are perceptible through multiple sensory modalities.
Shepherd School of Music
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005-1892
Admission is free
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