Music researcher Andrew Goldman riffs off brain’s role in improv

Don Wright Faculty of Music post-doc researcher Andrew Goldman’s work focuses on the cognition of musical improvisation, developing theories compatible with descriptive frameworks from cognitive science and neuroscience.

Applauding Western’s “thriving music cognition community,” Goldman is part of the Music, Cognition, and the Brain initiative at Western. Led by Music Theory professor Jonathan De Souza, this interdisciplinary initiative brings together faculty members from the Don Wright Faculty of Music, Brain and Mind Institute and National Centre for Audiology to strengthen existing research collaborations in music cognition and neuroscience.

Read full article (Western News, Sept. 19, 2018)
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Andrew Goldman - biography

Jonathan De Souza - biography

Music, Cognition, and the Brain Initiative