University of California San Diego

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Diana Deutsch of the University of California San Diego discusses the genetic and cultural factors that give some people perfect pitch.

Diana Deutsch is a professor of psychology at the University of California, San Diego, where she conducts research on the perception and memory of sounds, with a particular focus on music. Her current research project is examining why some people have the ability known as perfect pitch and why it is so rare. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Gert Lanckriet of the University of California San Diego explains efforts to create a search engine for music.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Lisa Levin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego explains the discovery of a new class of deep-sea environment.

Lisa Levin is a professor and researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. Her lab's research is focused on understanding the ecology of unique marine environments, such as those surrounding methane seeps. She holds a Ph. D. from  the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD.