Psyche Loui

Psyche Loui is an Assistant Professor in the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University.

What gives people the chills when they are moved by a piece of music? How does connectivity in the brain enable or disrupt music perception? Can music be used to help those with neurological and psychiatric disorders? These are questions that Psyche Loui tackles in the MIND (Music, Imaging, and Neural Dynamics) Lab, which studies the neuroscience of music perception and cognition. Psyche Loui is an Assistant Professor in the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University. She graduated from University of California, Berkeley with her PhD in Psychology, and attended Duke University as an undergraduate with degrees in Psychology and Music. Loui has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on music and the brain. Her work has been reported by the Associated Press, New York Times, Boston Globe, BBC, CNN, NBC news and CBS radio, the Scientist magazine, and other news outlets.