Mu­sic and nat­ive language in­ter­act in the brain

The brain’s auditory system can be shaped by exposure to different auditory environments, such as native language and musical training,

A recent doctoral study by Caitlin Dawson from the University of Helsinki focuses on interacting effects of native language patterns and musical experience on early auditory processing of basic sound features. Methods included electrophysiological brainstem recording as well as a set of behavioral auditory discrimination tasks.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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