Library of Congress

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.

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.

Episodes: 20

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The Future of Music

Duration: 28 min

Music as Medicine

Duration: 20 min

Music and Grief

Duration: 17 min

Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music that Makes Them Weep?

Duration: 21 min

The Positive Effects of Music Therapy on Health

Duration: 18 min

Music, Memories, and the Brain

Duration: 18 min

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