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Setting the tone: how music moves the brain

lutzjaenkeAlmost 100 guests accepted the invitation to the first ScienceNight event of Novartis at the Teufelhof theater in Basel – an event that not only appealed to the acoustical senses of the ears, but also to the plasticity of the brain: The event, which was held under the motto “Where there is music, stay a while…”, was all about the effects of music on the brain. The Prof. Dr. Lutz Jähnke from the University of Zurich, who has pioneered the field of the functional plasticity of the brain, spent over an hour providing us with an extremely interesting and entertaining glimpse into the world – and of course how this world is moved by music.

 

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