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Steven Brown
Associate Professor, Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour

Dr. Steven Brown is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University, where he directs the NeuroArts Lab. Dr. Brown got his Ph.D. in the department of Genetics at Columbia University in New York, and did postdoctoral research at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. His research deals with the neural basis of the arts, including music, dance, acting, storytelling, cinema, drawing, aesthetics, and creativity. He is co-editor of two books: “The Origins of Music” (MIT Press) and “Music and Manipulation” (Berghahn Books). He is author of the forthcoming book “The Unification of the Arts” (Oxford University Press).
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