Dr. Aniruddh Patel
Visiting Scholar, Fall 2019
Aniruddh (Ani) Patel is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Tufts University, where he conducts basic research on the cognitive neuroscience of music. He received a Ph.D. in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University. Patel has served as president of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition and has authored numerous research articles and a scholarly book, Music, Language and the Brain (2008, Oxford University Press). Patel was recently awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to write a book on the evolution of music cognition.