Your Brain on Music: Why We Love It, Why We Create It, and Why It's The Antidote to Our Uncertain Future
Brought to you by Hopkins at Home
May 22, 2020 - June 26, 2020 (6 weeks)
Fridays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Each week will consist of an interactive short lecture followed by class discussion. Occasional recommended readings will be shared via email the week prior to class.
Ever wondered why music is the universal language of humankind? Weaving together questions, theories, and evidence from cognitive psychology, philosophy, neuroscience, ethnomusicology, linguistics, and computer science we will discover why music is so fundamental to us humans and why, no matter the obstacles, it's here to stay.