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Time:

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Friday, January 31, 2014
at 5:44pm–6pm

The Music, Mind, Meaning Conference will bring together scientists from the field of music cognition  and renowned musicians for a two-day event to explore the relationships between music and science at the Peabody Institute of Music. The events will include presentations from leading scientists and a special musical performance by the Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Vijay Iyer and tenor saxophonist Gary Thomas, Chair of Jazz Studies at Peabody. Keynote speakers will be Drs. David Huron, Aniruddh Patel, and Isabelle Peretz, three remarkable scientists who have led groundbreaking studies of how and why people have engaged in musical behaviors throughout human history. Conference participants will include scientists, clinicians, musicians, students and interested members of the public. Presentations will explore the idea of musical meaning by examining issues of expectation, creativity, evolution, culture, language, emotion and memory from the viewpoint of cognitive psychology, musicology and auditory neuroscience. The conference will take place January 30-31, 2014 at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and is generously supported by a conference grant from the Brain Sciences Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Registration information can be found on their website.

PROGRAM:

THURSDAY, January 30, 2014

6:00 pm KEYNOTE: DAVID HURON

7:00 pm CONCERT: VIJAY IYER WITH GARY THOMAS

8:00 pm RECEPTION IN THE GEORGE PEABODY LIBRARY

FRIDAY, January 31, 2014

9:00 am INTRODUCTION

9:15 am KEYNOTE 1: ANIRUDDH PATEL

10:00 am SPEAKER 1: ELIZABETH TOLBERT

10:30 am SPEAKER 2: IAN CROSS

11:00 am SPEAKER 3: GARY TOMLINSON

11:30 am SPEAKER 4: PETR JANATA

12:00 pm LUNCH AND STUDENT POSTERS

1:15 pm INTRODUCTION

1:30 pm KEYNOTE 2: ISABELLE PERETZ

2:30 pm SPEAKER 5: ANDREA HALPERN

3:00 pm SPEAKER 6: LAUREL TRAINOR

3:30 pm SPEAKER 7: CHARLES LIMB

4:00 pm ROUNDTABLE AND CLOSING REMARKS