Jun 23, 2021
This episode closes out our Art & Neurodegeneration series by interviewing Dr. Connie Frigo, who is a world-renowned saxophonist and Professor of Music at the University of Georgia. This interview focuses on Dr. Frigo's journey through 3 decades of discovering deeper musical meaning to break down barriers and enrich relationships. We discuss the intersection of music and the brain as well as its ability to unlock individuals battling issues like dementia or psychiatric illness.
Video discussed was published by Alluri V, Toiviainen P, Jääskeläinen IP, et al. Large-scale brain networks emerge from dynamic processing of musical timbre, key and rhythm. Neuroimage 2012;59(4):3677–89.