Jul. 28, 2023—Have you ever wondered what science has to say about why music is important for health? You can find out at the Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab's second annual open house on Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Jul. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers report on a musician who acquired synesthesia — a merging of sensations — and improved creativity following a traumatic brain injury.
Oct. 13, 2022—Vanderbilt's Suzanne Brown Sacks, MD, is both a transplant cardiologist and an accomplished singer/songwriter.
Oct. 13, 2022—A genomic study of musicality conducted by Vanderbilt researchers identified 69 genetic variants associated with beat synchronization, meaning the ability to move in synchrony with the beat of music.
Scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and 23andMe find genetic link to people’s ability to move to a musical beat
Jun. 16, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers, in collaboration with 23andMe, have made a significant discovery about the biological underpinnings of musical rhythm.
Jun. 23, 2021—Otolaryngology researchers from the Music Cognition Lab are seeking to recruit parents of children with developmental disabilities for a study about the connection between mindfulness, music and stress levels.
Aug. 3, 2017—When 17-year-old Ray Cruz was invited to perform at the Ryman Auditorium, he agreed to do it under one condition — that his doctor perform alongside him.
Sep. 15, 2016—The Science of Song symposium explored the use of music and singing to help people with developmental disabilities like autism improve their social skills, and others with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recover from the traumatic events they’ve experienced.
Aug. 23, 2016—Blair School of Music will host a one-day symposium Sept. 12 called "The Science of Song."