Universiteit van Amsterdam

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Fyssen Award in Music & Cognition

The aim of Fyssen Foundation is to "encourage all forms of scientific inquiry into cognitive mechanisms, including thought and reasoning, which underlie animal and human behavior ; their biological and cultural bases, and phylogenetic and ontogenetic development". For this purpose, an international prize is awarded annually to a scientist who has conducted distinguished research in the areas supported by the Foundation such as ethology, paleontology, archaeology, anthropology, psychology, epistemology, logic and the neurosciences.

Topic for this year's International Prize is Music and Cognition. Closing date for nomination of candidates: October 31, 2008.

For more information, see http://www.fondation-fyssen.org/prixUS.html

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