Professor Alan Harvey (WA)

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Alan Harvey was educated at the University of Cambridge and the Australian National University. He is an Emeritus Professor at UWA and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Perron Institute. In his laboratory research, Professor Harvey uses a variety of approaches to promote the repair of the injured central nervous system. He is also passionate about music, and his well-received book Music, Evolution, and the Harmony of Souls was recently published by Oxford University Press. The book brings together his musical and neuroscientific interests, exploring the importance of music throughout human evolution and emphasizing its relevance to human welfare in the twenty-first century.