Why do we like music? Article in the Volkskrant

Last Saturday, an article appeared in the Volkskrant about why we like music so much. Prof. Henkjan Honing (my PhD supervisor) comments on the possible evolutionary roots for our love for music, and I chime in with some thoughts on why our brains like music so much (spoiler: something to do with expectations!). See the […]

Symposium on sad music

On June 24, after two intensive and inspiring weeks of the ABC Summer School on Musicality, I had the honour to moderate a symposium on sad music, with a keynote lecture by Prof. David Huron, to celebrate him receiving the Honorary Frijda Chair. A recording of this hybrid symposium is now online, including the keynote […]

Interview in Folia Magazine

[:en]On March 20, Folia Magazine published a short portrait on me in “Folia maakt kennis”. I was interviewed for Folia Radio on the same day.  You can find the portrait here (in Dutch): Folia Magazine interview. You can listen to the complete interview below (in Dutch). [:nl]Op 20 maart verscheen er in de rubriek “Folia maakt kennis” een portret over […]