Talk: 'Temporal Dynamics of Music Versus Speech Processing' by Mary Farbood

Event Details

November 17, 2017
2:30 pm

Old Chapel

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Music & Dance Dept.

The department of music and dance presents a talk by Mary Farbood (NYU) titled "The Temporal Dynamics of Music Versus Speech Processing".

Two studies comparing the temporal dynamics of music and speech are presented.  The first focuses on tempo and how it affects key-finding; these results are then compared to various timescales associated with speech processing.  The second study examines decoding time of musical structure using a key-finding task and discusses those results in the context of analogous speech research.  These experiments highlight both differences and similarities in how music and speech are processed in time.

Event Category

Music Lecture/Talk