Iris Mencke

Research Focus:

  • Aesthetic experience in contemporary classical music
  • Electrophysiological correlates and neural substrates of musical expectancy and musical pleasure
  • Music perception

Vita

Academic Education

2016

M.A. Musicology, Humboldt-University, Berlin
Thesis title: Expecting the Unexpected – Approaches to a Theory about the Musical Pleasure of Serial Music

2015-2016 Placement Student at Music Mind and Brain group, Goldsmiths, University of London
2011

B.A. German studies / Musicology, University of Potsdam

Career

Since 2016 PHD Candidate , Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Music Department

Publications

Monographs

Fischinger, T. & Mencke, I. (forthcoming). Some Psychological Constraints and Mechanisms for the Perception and Cognition of Time and Rhythm. In H. Neuhoff & R. Polak (Eds.), Musical Meter in Comparative Perspective - Theoretical Discourse and Case Studies from Various Cultures. Köln: Dohr.


Awards & Grants

Stipendien und Preise

 

20176 months travel grant of the Graduate School of Health, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
2016Research Training Supplement of the Graduate School of Health Science (Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark) [abgelehnt]

2015/16   

Promos-Stipendium des DAAD for research stay at Goldsmiths, University of London

2014

DAAD stipend for research stay in Milano, Italy 

Projects