Associate Professor of Infant Brain Development and Education, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway
Dr. Papatzikis is an Associate Professor of Development and Neuroscience, fervently studying the field of brain development and perception through music and sound. He has been extensively trained in and worked on neuroscience and music education in many high profile institutions prior to joining the Oslo Metropolitan University, including Harvard University, the University of East Anglia (PhD in Music Psychology), the UCL, Institute of Education, University of London and its adjunct centre of Educational Neuroscience (PostDoc lectureship) as well as the International Brain Research Organisation (PostDoc training in applied neuroscience and neuroimaging). Dr. Papatzikis has experience in industry as an advisor and researcher, including roles as Education Development Advisor for the Botin Foundation, Spain; Neuroscience Advisor for the Early Arts, UK; Neuroscience and Music Advisor for Early Years Programs at BBC, UK. Dr. Papatzikis’ research interests are focusing specifically on infants and children’s neurobehavioral development through sound and music, educational development and special needs. Dr Papatzikis is the Author of the book: Developmental Psychology in Music Education: When Ševčík meets Gagné [ISBN: 978-3-330-07677-8].