Music & the Brain

Can music help keep our brains healthy?

Can musical activities impact our brains?

Join us to recognize the brain boosting benefits of music and gain an understanding of how music can impact the brain.

Dr. Catherine Jordan, Ph.D., MSc

Catherine completed her undergraduate degree, a BA in psychology, at the National University of Galway, where she was awarded the undergraduate scholar award for her academic achievements. She studied for her MSc degree in Human Cognitive Neuropsychology at the University of Edinburgh.

In 2017, she completed her PhD in psychology (Human Cognitive Neuroscience) under the supervision of Professor Robert Logie, Dr. Katie Overy, and Dr. Thomas Bak. She joined the Atlantic Fellows program in 2017.

Upon graduation from the fellowship, she joined the School of Psychology at University College Dublin, where she holds teaching and research responsibilities.