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Music Cognition Syllabi

The syllabi below have been provided by SMPC members and nonmembers who teach  courses on music cognition and who responded to our request for course syllabi in early 2011.  

Syllabi are organized alphabetically by country, state or province, city, and institution.  

The syllabi are based on recently-offered courses.  To determine when a course will be taught next, please contact the instructor directly (SMPC does not have this information).

 

Australia

New South Wales

Sydney

Macquerie University, Music, Mind and Message, Prof. Bill Thompson

 

Canada

Ontario

Hamilton

McMaster University, Music Cognition, Dr. Steven Brown

McMaster University, Cognitive Development and Music Education, Dr. Michael Schutz

McMaster University, Neuroscience of Music Cognition, Prof. Laurel Trainor

 

USA

Arkansas

Fayetteville

University of Arkansas, Music and Mind, Dr. Elizabeth Margulis

 

California

Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara, Film Music Cognition (graduate), Prof. John Hajda

University of California, Santa Barbara, Film Music Cognition (undergraduate), Prof. John Hajda

University of California, Santa Barbara, Sound Color: Timbre and Music (graduate), Prof. John Hajda

University of California, Santa Barbara, Sound Color: Timbre and Music (undergraduate), Prof. John Hajda

 

Delaware

Newark

University of Delaware, Music Cognition, Prof. Evan Bradley

 

Massachusets

Amherst

Amherst College, Music Cognition, Prof. Matthew Schulkind

Cambridge

Harvard, Music and Language, Prof. Bob Slevc*

*Note: Prof. Slevc is now at the University of Maryland. He can be reached at slevc @ umd.edu.

 

Michigan

Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo College, Psychology of Music, Prof. Siu-Lan Tan

 

Minnesota

Minneapolis

University of Minnesota, Music Pscyhology, Prof. Scott Lipscomb

Northfield

Carleton College, The Perception and Cognition of Music, Prof. Justin London

 

New York

Buffalo

University at Buffalo SUNY, Psychology of Music, Prof. Peter Pfordresher

Purchase

Purchase College SUNY, Psychology of Music, Prof. Meagan Curtis

 

Pennsylvania

Lewisburg

Bucknell University, Psychology of Music, Prof. Andrea Halpern

 

Virginia

Winchester

Shenandoah Conservatory, Psychology of Music, Prof .Marina Korsakova-Kreyn