Yun Nan(南云)

Yun Nan   Title:Ph.D
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Brief Biography

Dr.Nan received her M.D. in 1999 from Chinese Medical University. She then served as a clinical psychiatrist for two years. In 2006, she received her Ph.D from Leipzig University under Dr. Thomas Knősche and Prof. Angela D Friederici for her research on music phrase structure perception. Thereafter she joined State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning in Beijing Normal University.

Her research focuses on brain network engaged in auditory processes, in healthy and deficits throughout the lifespan. To understand the neural mechanisms of auditory communication in the forms of music and language, her team is using various approaches tapping into different stages of auditory pathway. To identify critical links between language and music in the auditory modality, she examines normal tone language speakers with or without musical training as well as tone language speakers who encountered musical discorders from children through the elderly.