Congenital amusia and speech perception

Symposium on Congenital Amusia

Thursday 27th October 2016, 11:00–17:30,
at the University library, Belle van Zuylenzaal, Singel 425, Amsterdam, see map.

11:00 – 11:30 Welcome and coffee
11:30 – 12:00 Diana Omigie (MPI for Empirical Aesthetics Frankfurt)
From cognition to experience: Why we can learn a lot from congenital amusia research
12:00 – 12:30 Anne Caclin (Neuroscience Research Center, Lyon)
Impaired short-term memory for pitch in congenital amusia: Behavioural and neural correlates
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Fang Liu (University of Reading)
Pitch processing in music and language: Insights from congenital amusia
14:00 – 14:30 Jasmin Pfeifer & Silke Hamann (University of Amsterdam)
Speech perception by congenital amusics
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 15:30 Simone Dalla Bella (University of Montpellier & BRAMS)
Beat deafness: When perception and action uncouple
15:30 – 16:00 Henkjan Honing (University of Amsterdam)
Two cases of beat deafness: What does it mean?
16:00 – 17:30 Round table discussion

If you would like to attend the symposium, please send an email to J.Pfeifer at uva.nl.

Organized by
Silke Hamann (ACLC, University of Amsterdam)
Jasmin Pfeifer (ACLC, University of Amsterdam & Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
Joey Weidema (ILLC, University of Amsterdam)
Henkjan Honing (ILLC, University of Amsterdam)

Supported by a SMART grant.