Music has the power to change the way you feel. In films, music can be used to shape the way you experience the story that is playing out on the screen. But what is happening in your brain?

This month's SciBar talk will be given by Dr Fernando Bravo, who completed his doctoral research at the Centre for Music and Science at the University of Cambridge, and now works at the Music Cognition Laboratory in Dresden, Germany. Learn about musical dissonance, how it affects the emotions you feel when watching a film, and the neuroscience behind this phenomenon.

The talk will be followed by Q&A.


About the Cambridgeshire Branch

The Cambridgeshire branch seeks to achieve that by connecting science with people: promoting openness about science in society and affirming science as a prime cultural force through engaging and inspiring adults and young people directly with science and technology and their implications.

The Cambridgeshire branch of the British Science Association welcomes volunteers with any level of knowledge and enthusiasm for STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine) public engagement to join our outreach efforts. We run fun events to connect with people of all ages - use the links or watch the video below to find out more!

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