Media work

  • Book Reviews,  Media work,  Websites of interest

    How to be a (music) science writer

    Hello, Dear Reader I had an email today from a former student, Suzie. She said: “I am emailing to ask your advice on getting into science writing as I would like to start communicating some of the ideas and research findings involved in the field of music psychology to a wider audience“. Great! The more people writing about music and science, the better. Of course my first piece of advice is try a blog – I have found my blog to be a fun and rewarding activity these past 3.5 years (yes Dear Reader, it has been that long). Writing a blog gives invaluable experience in writing for a wider…

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  • Earworms,  Media work

    Earworms on CNN

    This week our earworms project received some fantastic new converage thanks to CNN online media. Talented writer Simon Hooper has composed an article about our progress as a team and he even includes some quotes from the band Squeeze (one of my favourites!).  As if that wasn’t enough joy, there is even a picture of Paul McCartney in the headline – the inner Beatles fan in me squealed with delight upon seeing this additional visual! The CNN piece can be found here: CNN on eaworms It is really great to see that the work we are doing is inspiring so much interest. I hope that his new coverage leads many…

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