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Why Music? The Tingle Factor
27 September, 2015 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 amFree
Andrew McGregor is joined by psychologist Lauren Stewart and composer and pianist Neil Brand to explore the neurological basis of emotion in music. Both performer and listener experience acute moments of peak emotion through music – ‘the tingle factor’. How is it that music, and music alone, can elicit these feelings? Includes live musical demonstrations.
Speakers and performers:
- Lauren Stewart, Professor and co-director of the MSc in Music, Mind and Brain, Goldsmiths University of London
- Neil Brand, writer, composer and silent film accompanist
This event is FREE. Tickets will become available below from 11.00 on Friday 28 August.