Daniel J. Levitin
Appeared in 2014
Best-selling author of This Is Your Brain On Music and The World in Six Songs, Dr. Daniel Levitin earned his B.A. in Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Science at Stanford University, and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Oregon. He has consulted on audio sound source separation for the U.S. Navy, and on audio quality for several rock bands and record labels (including the Grateful Dead and Steely Dan), and served as one of the “Golden Ears” expert listeners in the original Dolby AC3 compression tests. Currently, he is a James McGill Professor of Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, and Music at McGill University (Montreal, Quebec).
Levitin will converse with Constantine Kitsooulos about “Your Brain on Music.”