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The Performing Brain

Mermikides, Milton (2012) The Performing Brain In: The Performing Brain -- A moving Story, 2012-03-16 - ?, The British Library.

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Funded by UCL and the British Library Role: Lecturer, composer, performer Collaborators: Dr. Joern Diedrichsen and Professor Vincent Walsh (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience), Dr. Mark Edwards (Institute of Neurology), Matthias Sperling (Royal Opera House), British Library. A lecture-recital at the British Library, investigating the neuroscience of music and creativity. For this project, I underwent MRI scanning while mimicking gestures made during performance, a film was made of a live performance to show brain activity during jazz performance. The lecture-recital also included a paper on virtuosity and musical learning all delivered to a sold-out audience at the British Library conference centre on March 16th 2012. A video of the event is available here: and here:

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Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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Date : 2012
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Date Deposited : 28 Mar 2017 15:52
Last Modified : 24 Sep 2019 13:45

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