Category The Singing Brain

The Singing Brain Episode 10

The Singing Brain Episode 10 Episode 10 welcomes the accomplished and enthusiastic Haley Kragness, who is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Bucknell University. She is interested in how we learn musical patterns implicitly as we grow and has published…

The Singing Brain Episode 9

The Singing Brain Episode 9 What a pleasure it was to speak with Dr. Srishti Nayak this week! As a postdoctoral research fellow at the Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab, she is studying what human musical rhythm and language traits have…

The Singing Brain Episode 8

The Singing Brain Episode 8 Dr. Dominique Vuvan is an assistant professor in the Psychology Department and Neuroscience Program at Skidmore College. Professor Vuvan is the director of the Skidmore Music and Cognition Laboratory (MaCLab) which focuses on the neurocognition…

The Singing Brain Episode 7

The Singing Brain Episode 7 We are thrilled to have Swathi Swaminathan join us on episode 7 of Singing Brain. As a postdoctoral associate, her work involves studying artistic (especially musical) engagement and cognitive development and change across one’s lifespan.…

The Singing Brain Episode 6

The Singing Brain Episode 6 Episode 6 takes a deep dive into rhythm, speech, and how music can affect both. Anna Fiveash is a cognitive psychologist interested in the diverse connections between music and language, and how we can use…

The Singing Brain Episode 5

The Singing Brain Episode 5 nikő Ladányi is a postdoctoral fellow at the Music Cognition Lab. She did her PhD at Budapest University of Technology and Economics studying language development in children. She then studied early language-related skills in infants…

The Singing Brain Episode 4

The Singing Brain Episode 4 In this episode of Singing Brain, Anna Kasdan, a PhD candidate in the Vanderbilt Brain Institute Neuroscience Graduate Program, shares her knowledge with us! She studies the neural basis of rhythm through the lens of…

The Singing Brain Episode 3

The Singing Brain Episode 3 In this episode of the Singing Brain, we welcome the accomplished Psyche Loui, a psychology and neuroscience researcher. She is an assistant professor at Northeastern University and the Director of the Music, Imaging, and Neural…

The Singing Brain Episode 2

The Singing Brain Episode 2 In this episode of the Singing Brain, Dr. Amy Belfi explains her research regarding music preferences and how music can improve our commutes. Dr. Belfi is an assistant professor at the Missouri University of Science…

The Singing Brain Episode 1

The Singing Brain Episode 1 Our first episode of the Singing Brain features Dr. Edmarie Guzmán-Vélez who is an accomplished researcher in the Alzheimer’s Disease field. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology from University…