In 2004, Ian McDonald, M.D., a British neurologist and amateur classical pianist, experienced a stroke that damaged a fairly small area of his brain. As a result, he temporarily lost his ability to read and play music from a score, as well as to appreciate music emotionally.
By Petr Janata, Ph.D.
Originally posted to Cerebrum @ Dana Foundation, August 2007

Music Score
Reading and playing music from a score involves a complex network of brain activity. © Getty Images/I. Burgum/P. Boorman

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Autonomous Robotics and Dynamical Systems Group
University of Minho, Portugal

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The Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Laboratory (LIACC) (http://www.liacc.up.pt) offers one advanced postdoctoral research position in the field of Health Informatics.

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Post-doctoral Researcher in Neurobiology
MRC | Clinical Sciences Centre
MRC Band 4 Salary £28,554 – £34,094 pa inclusive

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