Cracking the pitch code in music and language

Welcome to the CAASD lab in the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading.

Principal Investigator: Dr Fang Liu

Our project, entitled "Cracking the pitch code in music and language: Insights from congenital amusia (CA) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD)," is funded by a European Research Council Starting Grant (ERC-2015-StG, 678733, CAASD, 2016-2023) to Dr Fang Liu (University of Reading, UK), with  Professor Cunmei Jiang (Shanghai Normal University, China) as a project partner.

We recently completed our ERC Proof of Concept project, MAP, "Music-assisted programmes: Developing communication in autism spectrum disorder through music making" (ERC-2018-PoC, 838787, MAP, 2019-2022), with our Results in Brief published here.