Many of us use music to change how we feel. We play jazz in the evening to wind down after work, classical to get us in the “zone” to concentrate, high intensity music to stay motivated during a workout, or a ballad to console our broken heart.Read More
In 2016, Professor Sarah Wilson and I launched the Music and Craving Study in Melbourne. We were delighted at the level of public interest. News of our project spread, not only locally, but internationally, and was translated into Dutch, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and French. Not bad for a small Australian study!Read More
The good things in Melbourne are hidden away. Behind non-descript doors and trick bookcases. On rooftops. Down laneways. Pop-ups, warehouses, basements; Lady Melbs rewards those who seek. Which requires little persuasion, I have noticed. Melburnians go silly at the whiff of intrigue.Read More
"Erm, what is it, that thing that you do?"
This is the question that follows the eyebrow V, that follows my response to the question, “what are you doing your PhD on?”.
Music neuroscientists. I can tell you what we do not do...Read More