Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Can we borrow your ears?

The Music Cognition Group is continuously looking for participants in their experiments. See our website if you want to contribute.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Without it no music?

Cover picture of the March issue of  Philosophical Transactions B.

A short entry to announce a theme issue on Musicality in Philosophical Transactions B (celebrating this year its 350th anniversary). Online 2 February 2015 and in print on 19 March 2015.

ResearchBlogging.orgHoning H, ten Cate C, Peretz I, & Trehub SE (2015, in press). Without it no music: cognition, biology and evolution of musicality Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 370 (1664). 10.1098/rstb.2014.0088

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

SMART Cognitive Science: the Amsterdam Conference

The SMART Cognitive Science Conference will be hosted by the University of Amsterdam from March 25-28th, 2015. It will consist of 6 exciting workshops (each 2 full days, with 3 in parallel) on the cognitive science of music, language, communication and art, and a common evening program with debates and plenaries, and will be free to attend.

For more information and free registration see 

N.B. There are also some interesting pre-conference events, such as an ABC lecture by Tecumseh Fitch (Vienna) on The Syntax of Mind: Dendrophilia and Human Cognition.