Five College Consortium

Music, Mind, & Brain

Subject Name: 

Cognitive Science

Course Number: 
Hampshire College
This course is an introduction to the psychology and neuroscience of music. We will study the psychological and brain processes that underlie the perception and production of music, current theories about why and how music evokes emotion, and the evolutionary and developmental roots of the variation and commonalities of music across cultures and traditions. Students will be required to complete a series of short assignments and a final paper or project.

Mind, Brain, and Information Independent Work Quantitative Skills Writing and Research Formal musical training is not required for the course. This is a course in the Program in Culture, Brain, and Development (CBD).

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 

Course Sections

Music, Mind, & Brain
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0

Neil Stillings

10:30AM-11:50AM M,W

Franklin Patterson Hall ELH