COGST 1212

COGST 1212

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This course is for anyone who listens to music or plays music and wonders what's happening in your brain that makes you feel the way you do. Starting with the music each of you knows and loves—the soundtrack to your life—we'll tackle questions like: What is the relationship between speech and music? Do animals have music, too? How does the brain process aspects of music, including rhythm, melody, harmony, and form? Why does some music trigger an emotional response? What does it mean to say that music is an embodied behavioral act? What is the relationship between music and memory? Through lectures, discussions, experiments, compositions, recording technologies, student presentations/performances and writing assignments we'll explore how/why you've chosen the particular tunes on the soundtrack of your life, and how your brain processes musical thoughts and experiences.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, ALC-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 1212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7888COGST 1212  LEC 001

    • MWLincoln Hall B21
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hoy, R

      Lewandowski, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 1212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20626COGST 1212  LEC 002

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hoy, R

      Lewandowski, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online