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The Art of Science: Episode 1 [The Social Co-ordination of Music and Dance]

The Art of Science: The Social Co-ordination of Music and Dance

Learn more about a recent study in the LIVELab examining synchrony between dancers during performance.
Watch the feature documentary below, and learn more about this study and other music and dance research!

Watch The Feature Documentary Now!

Watch Episode 1 Here:

Enacting Entrainment: The Social Coordination of Music and Dance

Lecture by
Dr. Justin London
Professor of Music, Cognitive Science, and the Humanities at Carleton College, MN

Dance Performances

Choreographed by
Dr. Henry Daniel
Artistic Director & Choreographer: Full Performing Bodies
Professor | Dance, Performance Studies, New Media Technologies | School for the Contemporary Arts | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Vancouver

Performed by
Amanda Damaren and Seana Williams

Music Composed by
Emily Wood

Check out other LIVELab research related to the Synchrony in Dance Study!

Past LIVELab Studies on Dance & Movement

Body, Brain, Dance Study- Mari Tervaneimi and Hanna Poikonen

NeuroArts Lab Folk Pilot- Steven Brown

Dance for Parkinson's- Matthew Woolhouse

Past LIVELab publications on synchrony:

Multi-person and multisensory synchronization during group dancing

Chauvigné, L. A., Walton, A., Richardson, M. J., & Brown, S. (2019)
Human Movement Science

Body sway reflects leadership in joint music performance

Chang, A., Livingstone, S. R., Bosnyak, D. J., & Trainor, L. J. (2017)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


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