Loui Speaks on “the Musical Brain” at Symposium

Olivia DrakeMarch 14, 20141min

Psyche Loui, assistant professor of psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior, presented a talk at a symposium held March 6-8 at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Schmitt Program on Integrative Brain Research (SPIBR). Her talk, titled, “Action and Perception in the Musical Brain,” described current research from her lab and others that related to the structure and function of the brain to music perception and production, with examples from tone-deafness, absolute pitch, music learning and strong emotional responses to music.