The documentary "The Music Instinct" brings together scientists, scholars and musicians to explore the science of music:
Thursday, March 29, 2012
For more information, see here. Deadline for applications is 20 May 2012.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Friday, March 09, 2012
|Tecumseh Fitch presenting at|
SMART on April 20th, 2012
SMART is an acronym for Speech and language, Music, Art, Reasoning and Thought. These activities are organized in close collaboration with the Cognitive Science Center Amsterdam, in which also the Faculties of Science, Medicine, Social Science and Economics & Econometrics participate.
Some interesting upcoming SMART Cognitive Science Lectures are:
- Tuesday 20/3, 15h30 – 16h, P2.27, Anne Baker (Amsterdam), SMART Perspective on Language and Executive Function; followed from 16h-18h in the same room by a CSCA Lecture by Ianthi Tsimpli (Thessaloniki) on Signed and Spoken Language Asymmetries in a Polyglot-Savant
- Friday 20/4, 16h-18h, UT3.01, Tecumseh Fitch (Vienna), Cognitive Overlap between Language and Music (see abstract)
- Friday 25/5, 16h-18h, UT3.01, Carel ten Cate (Leiden), On the linguistic abilities of songbirds
- Friday 22/6, 16h-18h, Doelenzaal, Östen Dahl (Stockholm), How languages get complex
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Last month the peer-reviewed online journal Visions of Research in Music Education published a tribute to Jeanne Bamberger. See here for more information.
Bamberger, J. (1991/5) The Mind behind the Musical Ear: How Children Develop Musical Intelligence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Bamberger, J. (2000) Developing Musical Intuitions: A Project-Based Introduction to Making and Understanding Music. New York: Oxford University Press.
Desain, P., and Honing, H. (1988). LOCO: A Composition Microworld in Logo. Computer Music Journal, 12 (3), 30-42. DOI: 10.2307/3680334
Honing, H. (1993). A microworld approach to the formalization of musical knowledge Computers and the Humanities, 27 (1), 41-47 DOI: 10.1007/BF01830716