#BWNFridayPost – How Can We Make Music Science Studies More Diverse?

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This week’s BWN Friday Post brings you an article by Eva Amsen, titled “Neuroscientists Want To Make Music Science Studies More Diverse.” In it, she highlights the conversation between this paper and this response, in which the authors discuss how many music science studies focus on the way the brain processes Western music–without considering other musical forms–and do not recruit diverse enough participants (with relation to the type of music they listen to). These papers, as well as Amsen’s article, discuss how that can be changed and why it’s important.

Read the article here.