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Aniruddh D. Patel

Aniruddh (Ani) Patel is a cognitive neuroscientist at Tufts University, where he conducts research on music and the brain in the Department of Psychology. His primary work is with humans, and more recently he has also been studying how other animals process music as a window into the evolutionary foundations of music cognition. Among many other honors and awards, Patel is a 2018 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Patel’s book Music, Language, and the Brain was called “an intellectual tour de force” by the journal Nature and “a major synthesis” by Oliver Sacks, and won an ASCAP Deems Taylor award.

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