Workshop 17 March 2016: Enriched learning with music and sports

Enriched learning with music and sports
Thursday 17 March 2016, at 12.00-16.00
Siltavuorenpenger 5A, Minerva Plaza
University of Helsinki

CICERO Learning and CBRU will organize an afternoon workshop for researchers and students interested in knowing more about the current state-of-the-art in research on the possibilities of music and sports to promote learning.

Invited speakers include Prof. Glenn Schellenberg (University of Toronto), Research Director Tuija Tammelin (Likes, Jyväskylä), Prof. Peter Vuust (University of Århus) and Researcher Juho Strömmer (University of Jyväskylä).

12.00     Research Director Mari Tervaniemi (University of Helsinki): Opening of the workshop

12.15     Prof. Glenn Schellenberg (University of Toronto, Canada): Music training and nonmusical abilities: Opening a can of worms

13.00     Research Director Tuija Tammelin (LIKES - Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, Jyväskylä):  Physical activity, cognition and academic achievement in children    

13.30    Juho Strömmer, Researcher (University of Jyväskylä): Physical activity and neurocognition in elderly

14.00    Poster session

14.30    Prof. Peter Vuust: (University of Århus): It don't mean a thing,... or does it? - Rhythmic communication in music and brain

15.00    Dr. Vesa Putkinen (University of Jyväskylä and University of Helsinki): Musical expertise and beyond

15.30    Poster session

16.00    End of the workshop

The event is free of charge, but please register at

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