Library of Congress “Music and the Brain” Podcasts

The-Library of Congress - Music and the BrainDuring 2009 and 2010, the Library of Congress presented a series of “lectures, conversations and symposia about the explosion of new research at the intersection of cognitive neuroscience and music.” All twenty of these discussions and presentations are available as podcasts.

The topics cover a wide variety of topics, from “Your Brain on Jazz: Neural Substrates of Spontaneous Improvisation” to “Trance Formation: Music, Trance, Religious Experience, and the Brain.”

You can access them through the Music and the Brain website or through iTunes.