Description: Seminar, one hour. Investigation of science behind relationship between brain and music and how this relationship affects way we feel or act when listening to music. Examination of science behind how brain interprets and responds to music in music composition, music therapy, and music industry through discussion, with experts in these fields coming to speak. Reflection of how this relationship affects way students (among others) perceive music in today's music scene, including music on radio and film. Analysis of genres of hip-hop, jazz, pop, and classical in context of how our brains process these genres. Application for music as therapeutic tool in treating neurogenerative diseases when drugs fall short. P/NP grading. Facilitated by Abraham Chorbajian, with Alan D. Grinnell as faculty mentor.