The Robert S. Cohen Forum: The Science of Music: 150 Years Since Helmholtz's 'On the Sensation of Tone'

All Day
on Friday, March 22, 2013
Terrace Lounge, 2nd Floor, George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave.
Sponsored by the Center for Philosophy & History of Science Co-sponsored by BUCH 1:00pm-5:00pm "The Reception of Helmholtz's On the Sensations of Tone: Celebrity vs. Enlightenment" David Cohen, History, University of Nebraska, Lincoln "Sympathetic Resonance: The Influence of Holmholtz's Theory of Acoustics" Lydia Patton, Philosophy, Virginia Tech "Pitched Battles: Helmholtz, Rayleigh, and Beyond" Eric J. Heller, Chemistry, Physics, Harvard University "Musical Illusions, Perfect Pitch and Other Mysteries" Diana Deutsch, Psychology, UC San Diego