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Neurologic Music Therapy: Defining the foundations of clinical music neuroscience and applications

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Wiegand Memorial Foundation Lecture Series presents

Neurologic Music Therapy: Defining the foundations of clinical music neuroscience and applications

Over the past 25 years, research in the clinical neuroscience of music perception has shown how music and rhythm can effectively assist in brain rehabilitation, with breakthroughs in motor recovery, speech and language training, and cognitive rehabilitation. Professor Michael Thaut, will share research data and video illustrations that summarize the latest exciting developments in this field.

Michael Thaut, Professor Faculty of Music
University of Toronto Professor Michael Thaut of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music, is a global leader in neuroscience and music, and has internationally recognized research in the applications of auditory neuroscience — specifically music and rhythm — to neurological rehabilitation. He holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Music, Neuroscience and Health, and is the Director of U of T’s Music and Health Research Collaboratory. A professional classical and folk violinist, he has recorded music and toured throughout Europe.

To register visit: uoft.me/wiegand2018

Details

Date:
October 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Website:
http://uoft.me/wiegand2018

Venue

Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, ON M5S 3K7 Canada
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Website:
uoft.me/wiegand2018