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8 June 2016, PhD defense, Fleur L. Bouwer

Candidate: Fleur L. Bouwer
Title: What do we need to hear a beat? The influence of attention, musical abilities, and accents on the perception of metrical rhythm
Date: Wednesday 8 June 2016
Time: 11:00
Location: Aula, Singel 411, Amsterdam
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Henkjan Honing
Copromotor: Dr. Jessica Grahn

Beat perception is the process that allows us to make music together. Fleur Bouwer examined this human ability, by exploring the effects of attention, musical abilities, and accents on the perception of a regular beat in music.

On the occasion of the PhD defense on June 8, a workshop with presentations from international speakers on the topics of beat perception and prediction will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, the 7th of June.

For more information on both the defense and the workshop, see http://www.fleurbouwer.nl/workshop.

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