June 19, 2014

Photo: Music and the Mind

Critically acclaimed musician-composer Ben Folds, left, chats with McGill University neuroscientist Daniel Levitin, Ph.D., during last week’s “Music and the Mind” symposium in Ingram Hall of the Blair School of Music. Presented by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, the event also featured Vanderbilt’s Marianne Ploger, associate professor of Music Perception and Cognition, and David Zald, Ph.D., professor of Psychology and Psychiatry. The event was co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, the College of Arts and Science, the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise & Public Policy, the School of Engineering, Peabody College, the Vanderbilt/NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research, and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development.

(Photo by John Russell)