Music Cognition Group, University of Amsterdam

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Wat muzikale dieren ons kunnen leren [Dutch]

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 17:09
Duif houdt componisten uit elkaar, geelkuifkaketoe heeft maatgevoel en spreeuw herkent toonladders. Om te achterhalen waar onze muzikaliteit vandaan komt, hebben onderzoekers zich op het dierenrijk gestort. Ze vinden meer en meer dieren met muzikale trekjes.

Muziektherapie werkt, maar waarom? [Dutch]

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:24
Muziek beïnvloedt menselijke emoties en heeft aantoonbaar therapeutisch effect. Maar hoe het precies werkt is onduidelijk.

"Nothing affects our brains in such diverse and profound ways as music."

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:52
Article in Holland Herald on "The Power of Music".

Interested to become a PA at MCG?

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:26
The Music Cognition Group (MCG) searches for an enthusiastic and well-organized personal assistant (PA) acting as a first point of contact -with people from both inside and outside MCG- during the Academic Year 2017/18. N.B. You have to be a student at UvA. Deadline: 1 September 2017.

Lake Como School of Advanced Studies on Music, Language and Cognition

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 15:58
Lake Como School of Advanced Studies on Music, Language and Cognition