Woods Lecture Series: Indre Viskontas

Woods Lecture Series: Indre ViskontasWoods Lecture Series: Indre Viskontas

Tue, Dec 10, 2019 7:30 PM – Tue, Dec 10, 2019 10:30 PM Woods Lecture Series: Indre Viskontas

Where: Shelton Auditorium | Butler Arts Center Shelton Auditorium | Butler Arts Center 4602 Sunset Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

How Music Can Make You Better

This event is in the Shelton Auditorium on Butler’s South Campus and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Indre Viskontas is a sought-after science communicator across all mediums including hosting the popular science podcast Inquiring Minds, which boasts more than 7 million downloads. Combining a passion for music with scientific curiosity, she is affectionately known as Dr. Dre by her students at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she is pioneering the application of neuroscience to musical training, and at the University of San Francisco, where she is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. As a scientist, Dr. Viskontas has published more than 50 original papers and chapters related to the neural basis of memory and creativity, including several seminal articles in top scientific journals.

She received a BSc in Psychology and French Literature from the University of Toronto, an MM degree in Vocal Performance at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at UCLA.

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December 10, 2019 7:30 PM
December 10, 2019 10:30 PM
America/Indianapolis
Tue, Dec 10, 2019 Woods Lecture Series: Indre Viskontas

How Music Can Make You Better

This event is in the Shelton Auditorium on Butler’s South Campus and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Indre Viskontas is a sought-after science communicator across all mediums including hosting the popular science podcast Inquiring Minds, which boasts more than 7 million downloads. Combining a passion for music with scientific curiosity, she is affectionately known as Dr. Dre by her students at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she is pioneering the application of neuroscience to musical training, and at the University of San Francisco, where she is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. As a scientist, Dr. Viskontas has published more than 50 original papers and chapters related to the neural basis of memory and creativity, including several seminal articles in top scientific journals.

She received a BSc in Psychology and French Literature from the University of Toronto, an MM degree in Vocal Performance at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at UCLA.


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