Gabriella Mussachia, Ph.D.
Dr. Musacchia is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Infancy Studies Laboratory, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. Her research focuses on how the brain makes sense of the complex world around us in order to understand language and music.
Documentary film The Musical Brain (NFB, 2009) about the power of music and its effect on the human mind, which draws on the research of McGill University neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin and examines the physical and psychological responses to music through a variety of tests on children and adults.
Join Peter Schubert and friends for a conversation on the life and works of composer John Cage. The talk will precede a free, all-Cage concert in Pollack Hall as part of Les journées de la culture. Hosted by the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas, in collaboration with the Schulich School of Music.