Throughout the past decade, solid biomedical and psychological evidence is beginning to emerge, demonstrating the beneficial effects of music for a variety of somatic and psychiatric disorders, and for improving general well-being in healthy individuals. In this white paper, we describe the brain mechanisms through which music exerts these effects, and review the evidence concerning music applications for a range of somatic and psychiatric disorders and for improving well-being in healthy individuals. read more …
“From Vivaldi to Beatles and back: predicting brain responses to music in real time.”
In a collaboration with publishing firm Systime, researchers from CFIN have just published a new book for high school (gymnasie) students about brain reseach. The new book is in Danish and entitled: Hjernen – fra celle til samfund.
The english magazine Wired features an article based on CFIN research “Capturing the musical brain with Lasso: Dynamic decoding of musical features from fMRI data” by Toiviainen P, Alluri V, Brattico E, Wallentin M, Vuust P, Published in Neuroimage Nov 19 2013.
In cooperation with the Danish guitarist, Per Christian Frost, Peter Vuust set up the commemoration of the founding of the university 85 years ago. A memorable evening at Musikhuset Aarhus staring Annisette, Fallulah, Steffen Brandt, Cæcilie Norby, Per Vers and Veronica Mortensen among others.
The new album will be presented at a release concert at “Café-scenen”, the Musikhuset Aarhus foyer, Sunday the 8th of September at 2 pm.
Peter Vuust will be playing several gigs during this year’s anniversary edition of Aarhus JazzFestival. Check out his entire program here…
“Ever-changing Cycles of Musical Pleasure: The role of anticipation and dopamine”
“Singing in the Key of Life: A Study on Effects of Musical Ear Training After Cochlear Implantation”
Peter Vuust contributes with 5 short programs for the national radio’s series “Danskernes Akademi”.