Rebecca Schaefer

Rebecca Schaefer

Sage Junior Fellow
Email: 
rebecca.schaefer@sagecenter.ucsb.edu
Office: 
Building 551, Room 2213

Bio

Rebecca Schaefer's research is primarily focused on the neuroscience of music imagination, and how imagination potentially affects perception and action. She completed an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and an MSc in Music Cognition at Keele University, UK, both focusing on aspects of perceptual organisation of music. Subsequently, she obtained a PhD at the Donders Intitute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior of Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, focusing on developing cognitive tasks for Brain-Computer Interfaces, and specifically investigating the use of imagined music as a task to be decoded from the brain signal. Before coming to the SAGE Center at UCSB, she received a European Marie Curie fellowship to investigate the interaction of music and movement at the Institute for Music and Human Development (IMHSD) at the University of Edinburgh, UK.