Marina Korsakova-Kreyn

Marina Korsakova-Kreyn is a professional pianist and scholar in music perception and cognition. She received her Diploma in Piano Performance from Nizhniy Novgorod State Conservatory, Russia, and she received her Ph.D. in Cognition and Neuroscience from The University of Texas at Dallas. Her research is focused on emotional responses to music and on the perception of melodic transformation. Currently she collaborates with a research team at Lobachevski University and she teaches Music Psychology at Touro College. Her latest book, “Music as Magical Journey,” makes a friendly introduction into the science of music.

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Music to Whose Ears? Music, Emotion, and Mind

Saturday, April 13th
2:30 - 4:30PM

Past Event

A foundational work on emotion and music, Leonard Meyer’s 1956 treatise,Emotion and Meaning in Music, describes competing philosophical positions regarding musical meaning. It might rest exclusively within the context of the work itself; or refer to the extra-musical world of concepts, actions, emotional states, and character; or stem from an intellectual perception of the formalist… read more »

Music to Whose Ears II: Embodied Cognition

Saturday, January 24, 2015
2:30-4:30 pm

Past Event

In our previous roundtable, Music to Whose Ears? Music, Emotion, and Mind (April 13, 2013), our participants explored a multitude of ideas connecting music and emotion. In this follow-up roundtable, artists and scientists will explore together the body’s role in musical experience, its perception and cognition.

Music to Whose Ears III: Music and Healing

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:30pm EST

Past Event

There are well-known therapeutic effects of melody and rhythm on people with various cognitive and motor problems such as non-fluent aphasia, autism, Alzheimer disease, and Parkinson’s disease. By helping alleviate pain and anxiety, music can be also beneficial for preterm babies and for patients before and after surgeries. Empirical studies show that musically trained children… read more »