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MUSIC AND THE BRAIN

Chicago Council on Science and Technology presents: Music and the Brain

PLEASE, RSVP HERE:

http://chicagocouncilonscienceandtechnology.shuttlepod.org/Default.aspx?pageId=353495&eventId=613439&EventViewMode=EventDetails

Speakers:
- Neelum Aggarwal MD, Associate Professor of neurological sciences, Rush University Medical Center and KV 265 Board member
- Dr. Hans C. Breiter, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Scientific Director of the Warren Wright Adolescent Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Music surrounds us undefined but why does this art form take such a dominant role in our lives? What happens in our mind when we hear music and how does it effect our emotions? Even with passive listening to music, specific parts of the brain can show activation or increased “neural” activity. What is it about music that can so dramatically affect brain activity? Are there things that we can learn from music, and its effect on the brain that can help treat people with neurological and cognitive disorders? These are questions that our featured panel will discuss on March 13, 2013 at Hughes Auditorium.

Registration
  • C2ST and KV 265 Members - Free
  • Non members - $30.00 (USD)
  • Students - $5.00 (USD)

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  • vicki e.

    Sounds really interesting but no way can I get there that early.

    March 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry. Demands at work is preventing me from attending.

    March 12, 2013

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