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Conference on
Music And Language In The Brain
Aarhus, May 26-27, 2011

 

Venue:


THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Skovgaardsgade 2C
DK-8000 Aarhus C

(See map here, directions here.)


Program:


Thursday 2011-05-26

  • 08:45-09:15  Conference registration.
  • 09:15-09:30  --- Introduction: PETER VUUST.
  • 09:30-09:45  --- Music: NIELS-OLE BO JOHANSEN: The Bells of Vineta (B. Sørensen) and Sequenza V (L. Berio) for solo trombone.
  • 09:45-10:45  ROBERT ZATORRE: Functional and Structural Correlates of Auditory Abilities: Predispositions and Plasticity.
  • 10:45-11:00  --- Intermezzo / Coffee ---
  • 11:00-12:00  JONAH KATZ & DAVID PESETSKY: Language and Music: same structures, different building blocks.
  • 12:00-13:00  --- Lunch ---
  • 13:00-13:45  MORTEN KRINGELBACH: The pleasure of music.
  • 13:45-14:30  --- POSTER SESSION / Coffee ---
  • 14:30-15:00  LINE GEBAUER: Piecing it together: Musical anticipation, pleasure and dopamine release.
  • 15:00-15:30  EDUARDO GARZA: Music and pain.
  • 15:30-16:00  --- POSTER SESSION / Coffee ---
  • 16:00-16:30  BJØRN PETERSEN: Music and Language in the Deaf Brain.
  • 16:30-17:00  KEN RAMSHØJ CHRISTENSEN: Syntactic complexity and the brain.

Friday 2011-05-27

  • 09:00-10:00  SONJA KOTZ: On common ground? Timing, rhythm, and syntax in tonal and sentential processing.
  • 10:00-10:15  --- Music: MADS BÆRENTZEN (piano) and PETER VUUST (bass): Songs by CARL NIELSEN.
  • 10:15-11:15  STEFAN KÖLSCH: Towards a neural basis of processing musical meaning.
  • 11:15-11:30  --- Intermezzo / Coffee ---
  • 11:30-12:15  DOUGLAS SADDY: Rhythm, Stress and Determinism.
  • 12:15-13:45  --- Lunch ---
  • 13:45-14:15  OCKE-SCHWEN BOHN: Perception of speech sounds: Predispositions, Specificity, and Plasticity.
  • 14:15-14:30  --- Intermezzo / Coffee ---
  • 14:30-15:00  ETHAN WEED: The Sounds of Sadness and the Sounds of Joy: Hemispheric Differences in the Processing of Emotion-bearing Spectral Information.
  • 15:00-15:30  MIKKEL WALLENTIN: Narrative emotions.
  • 15:30-15:45  --- Intermezzo / Coffee ---
  • 15:45-16:15  ANDERS DOHN: Absolute pitch ability is linked to autism and vice versa.
  • 16:15-16:45  PETER VUUST: The many faces of musical expertise.
  • 16:45-17:00  --- Music: JESPER BO KNUDSEN QUARTET [Jesper Bo Knudsen (drums), Uffe Steen (guitar), Christian Vuust (sax) and Peter Vuust (bass)]: Balkaneser (C. Vuust), Time Machine (U. Steen), and The End of a Perfect Day (P. Vuust)


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