The Peabody Post

Serap Bastepe-Gray receives visiting scientist grant

SerapHeadShot2Faculty artist Serap Bastepe-Gray (BM ’96, MM ’99, Guitar) received a visiting scientist grant from TUBITAK, the Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council. In April, she continued her fMRI study in kinesthetic imagery in musicians in collaboration with Niyazi Acer of the Erciyes University and Charles Limb in Turkey. The study explores the neural bases for visualization (mental practice) in instrumental musicians with potential implications on efficient sensorimotor learning and performance reliability.

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