Mental Notes: Music Cognition Lab is dedicated to the scientific study of how music affects the brain and behavior
Aug. 5, 2020—The past decade in particular has been marked by a dramatic increase in music cognition inquiry, as about 100 laboratory groups around the world, including at Vanderbilt, are working across disciplines to understand music’s relationship to the brain, behavior and health, and to develop effective intervention strategies.
Oct. 4, 2018—Reyna Gordon has received a NIH Director’s New Innovator Award of $2.3 million for her project, “Biomarkers of Rhythmic Communication: Integrating Foundational and Translational Approaches.”
Oct. 3, 2018—Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Reyna Gordon has received a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award of $2.3 million for her project, “Biomarkers of Rhythmic Communication: Integrating Foundational and Translational Approaches.”
May. 17, 2018—The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has designated the Program for Music, Mind and Society at Vanderbilt as a 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab for its focus on the arts, health and socio-emotional well-being in families of children with and without autism spectrum disorder.
Mar. 2, 2018—Researchers are seeking 6- to 12-month-old infants for research studies on music and autism.
Aug. 23, 2016—Blair School of Music will host a one-day symposium Sept. 12 called "The Science of Song."
May. 5, 2016—Michaela Novakovic’s majors take her from the grand to the microscopic on a daily basis. The Sorrento, Florida, native and Blair School of Music senior is a double major in harp and molecular and cellular biology.
Dec. 26, 2014—Electricity, learning, marijuana, outer space and planet Earth were the hot topics of 2014.
Oct. 30, 2014—A child’s ability to distinguish musical rhythm is related to his or her capacity for understanding grammar, according to a recent study from a researcher at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.
Nov. 23, 2011—Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Director Elisabeth Dykens has announced that four 2011 Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grants have been awarded to interdisciplinary teams led by VKC researchers. Contact: Courtney Taylor, (615) 322-5658 email@example.com