FORA.tv Speaker - Indre Viskontas

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Biography

Indre Viskontas earned a doctorate in cognitive neuroscience from UCLA. She also has a Master of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she is currently a professor and teaches aspiring professional musicians how to develop effective practice strategies using the neuroscience of learning and memory. She is a Cognitive Neuroscience Affiliate at the Memory and Aging Center at the University of California, San Francisco. Her scientific work was featured in Oliver Sacks’ best-selling book Musicophilia and in Discover Magazine. She lectures widely on topics ranging from Music and the Brain to the Allure of Mystery. She co-hosts of the popular science podcast Point of Inquiry.

2 Programs

Panel Discussion with Moderator Indre Viskontas

05.16.13 | 00:59:15 min | 0 comments

A Singer's Perspective on Sound and Emotion

05.16.13 | 00:39:21 min | 0 comments