Music and the Brain Symposium
by Stanford University
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The SiCa Center for Arts, Science and Technology’s Symposium on Music and the Brain has become an internationally renowned and respected interdisciplinary meeting of the world’s finest scholars, researchers and practitioners exploring the neuroscience of music.
|1||VideoThe Cognitive Neuroscience of Remembering||Anthony Wagner speaks on patient H.M. and the Amnesic Syndrome, the hippocampal memory system, consolidation and remembering, and the interaction of multiple memory systems. (March 4, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoImage and Amnesia||Kerry Tribe discusses her recent double-projected film on the storied amnesic Patient H.M., whose hippocampus was removed in an experimental procedure intended to alleviate his severe epilepsy in 1953. (March 5, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoThe Influence of Shifting TIme Horizons on Human Aging||Laura Carstensen talks about motivational changes that occur as people grow older, and the ways in which these motivational changes come to effect the way that we feel, the decisions that we make, and even what we see, hear, and remember. (March 4, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoMusic and Biological Evolution||Aniruddh Patel discusses the biological function and evolution of the role of music in the lives of humans. (January 12, 2010)||7/22/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoMusic Familiarity: Hints from Neurodegenerative Diseases||How do we recognize music as familiar? Julene Johnson explores music familiarity from the perspective of neurodegenerative diseases and underlying brain mechanisms. (March 4, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoMusical Experience Impacts Hearing Speech in Noise: Contributions of Working Memory and Attention||Nina Kraus talks about how musical experience strengthens the auditory-neural mechanisms that underlie everyday auditory skills. (March 5, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoThe Remembrance of Themes Past: Leitmotif and Musical Memory||Thomas Grey talks about episodic memory loss and the representation of memory in the highly stylized, fictional context of Wagner's Götterdämmerung. (March 5, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||Video¿Te Acuerdas Hijo? - Time and Memories||Rajmil Fischman presents his artistic project, "¿Te Acuerdas Hijo?", which is a personal piece in memory of Fischman's late father. Fischman explains his artistic process and compositional strategy as a composer and artist. (March 4, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoTrio Voce: Memory Slips||Trio Voce performs Shostakovich Piano Trio no. 1, the U.S. premier of Memory Slips, by Stanford composer/professor/music teacher Jonathan Berger, and Beethoven Piano Trio No. 5 in D major "Ghost," Op. 70, No. 1. (March 4, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoWhat is a Musical Work? Memory and Aesthetic Identity||David Huron illustrates different types of memory through music. He shows that memory research provides helpful insight into a long-standing philosophical problem: what is a musical work? (March 5, 2011)||7/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
Poor sound quality
I only listened to the first video, and after ~10 mins was too frustrated to continue. Wish they had planned ahead and used a better microphone. Content "sounds" really fascinating, but I don't have the patience to struggle to hear it.