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Willson Center lecture to focus on early music training, intellectual achievement

The Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will sponsor the roundtable discussion “The Brain on Music” on Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. in Room 148 of the Miller Learning Center.

Open free to the public, the lecture and discussion will focus on the relationship of early music training to intellectual achievement in other areas.

Roy Martin, professor emeritus of educational psychology and a violinist, will give the opening lecture. Panelists for the roundtable discussion include Jean Martin-Williams, Hugh Hodgson School of Music; Jed Rasula, English; and James W. Wilson, mathematics education. Martha Thomas from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will moderate the discussion.