Monthly Archives: December 2010

Musical Savantism

Speaker: Dr. Adam Ockelford, Roehampton University 4th November 2010 How can we explain the extraordinary musical skills demonstrated by some people with significant learning difficulties? The second speaker in this year’s Music, Mind & Brain Invited Speaker series was Professor … Continue reading

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Musical Knowledge in Dementia

Rohani Omar, Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology 28th October 2010 In the first of our ‘Invited Speaker Series’, Dr. Rohani Omar discussed what the study of dementia can tell us about the way in which musical knowledge is organised … Continue reading

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