Today I’ve made a resolution. I will no longer use the word:when telling people about my Phd…. “oh I’m only part-time”….It’s a subtle word, but has a lot of connotations behind it; that part-time is somehow lesser or not as good as full-time (it’s not) , that it’s not a big deal (it is) … Continue reading In defense of being part-time
"We are all smart - distinguish yourself by being kind" Anne Galloway In between my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees I worked in the finance industry for 8 years. But a passionate curiosity for maths, music and the brain lured me back (after all, life is too short to spend your days doing something you don't find … Continue reading Distinction of kindness
It's funny, my PhD is looking at what is going on in the brain when people are imagining music. To do that I've had to design a task that gets people to imagine something (ie certain tones or rhythms) and then tests they have imagined correctly. It is voluntary musical imagery, because participants are willfully … Continue reading What have I got to lose?