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Pitch, Timing and Timbre in Music and Language Processing

Listen up: From Mozart to Mr. Rogers: Literacy, Music and the Brain


Training the Brain to Become Pitch Perfect

The findings suggest that adults can acquire absolute pitch even without that early exposure to pitches and musical labels.


The Sounds of Science

Trevor Cox investigates the science of sound research (1/2). Bad Vibes and Good Vibrations. Why do we find some sounds pleasant while others grate on the ears?  Continue reading “The Sounds of Science”


Your Brain on Improv

Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation — so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. What he and his team found has deep implications for our understanding of creativity of all kinds.


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