• ICMPC,  Websites of interest

    SMPC new site

    This week I thought I would blog about the launch of a really interesting online resource in the world of music pyschology. I first heard about the new resource at ICMPC 11 where it was announced by Ani Patel.  I am launching my own ‘resources’ tab over this weekend, which will contain links to online sites such as this one, to provide quick routes to information formy readers. But since the present new site in question is recently launched, and very well designed, I thought I would tell you a bit about it. The new site is the homebase for the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC). This society…

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    ICMPC Day Five – Neuroscience

    Day Five, the final day of ICMPC, saw a big neuroscience session which I had been looking forward to all week. Not least because my friend Elisa was talking about her fascinating study neural oscillatory activity during both language and music syntax tasks (Carrus E, Koelsch S, Bhattacharya J (2010) Theta band oscillations during simultaneous processing of music and language – submitted). I have to admit that I was engrossed in Elisa’s talk, trying to be maximally supportive as you do for a friend; so I completely forgot to write anything down. As a result my exact memory for the details is now very poor! So sorry Elisa. But it…