Saturday, May 26, 2012, 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
It's just sound - structured, organized sound. Yet it has surrounded us, moved us, and echoed in our memories throughout the history of our species. In this theme program, three of the world's leading psychologists and neuroscientists in the study of music, and one of the world's leading musicians, discuss the psychological systems and "orchestra of brain regions" through which music enriches our lives.Including a special concert with Dale Boyle, Kevin Feyen, Robert W. Levenson, Daniel J. Levitin, Bianca Levy, and featuring
Five-Time Grammy Award Winner and
Bassist for Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
Friday, May 25, 2012, 9:00 AM - 12: 45 PM
Friday, May 25, 2012, 2:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Nature "versus" nurture? Not anymore! In today's psychological science, they're on the same team. Research reveals the interdependencies among biological systems and social contexts. Environmental and interpersonal factors influence the expression of genes, the development of the brain, and the growth of the individual from the beginnings of life. In this theme program, speakers present cutting-edge advances in the study of biological beings in social context.