Under the direction of Dr. Peter Miksza and Dr. Frank Diaz, the goal of this group is to pursue collaborative investigations of music and mind. We also aim to conduct research that brings members of the Jacobs School of Music together with members of the greater Indiana University community.
General topics of interest:
Music perception and cognition
Psychological dimensions of music teaching and learning
Mindfulness and musical experience
Musical skill acquisition, practicing, and expertise
Emotion and music
Motivation for music learning