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