The Institute for Music Physiology and Musicians' Medicine

Cogn Process. 2007 Sep;8(3):201-6. doi: 10.1007/s10339-007-0174-y. Epub 2007 Jul 12.


The Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians' Medicine of the University of Music and Drama in Hannover, Germany, is a unique Institution in Europe whose scope includes teaching the basics of music physiology and musicians' medicine and research into the physiological and neurobiological principles of professional music performance and music perception. Furthermore, the institute conducts research into the causes of occupational injuries in musicians and provides means for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of such injuries.

MeSH terms

  • Academies and Institutes
  • Emotions / physiology
  • Germany
  • Humans
  • Limbic System / physiology
  • Music / psychology*
  • Occupational Diseases / therapy*