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Psyche Loui

Neuroscientist, Musician

Psyche Loui is an Assistant Professor in Psychology and in Neuroscience and Behavior at Wesleyan University. She graduated from University of California, Berkeley with her PhD in Psychology, and attended Duke University as an undergraduate with degrees in Psychology and Music. Loui has published in Current Biology, Journal of Neuroscience, Music Perception, and other journals.What gives people the chills when they are moved by a piece of music? How does connectivity in the brain enable or disrupt music perception? Can music be used to help those with neurological and psychiatric disorders? These are questions that Psyche Loui tackles in the MIND (Music, Imaging, and Neural Dynamics) Lab, which studies the neuroscience of music perception and cognition. For her research on music and the brain, Loui has been interviewed by the Associated Press, CNN, WNYC, Boston Globe, BBC Radio 4, NBC news and CBS radio, and The Scientist magazine.

Past Programs Featuring Psyche Loui

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm