The Different Minds podcast series

A conversation with Adam Ockelford about his friend, Derek Paravicini

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Broadcaster  John Offord chats to Ted speaker, Adam Ockelford, a Professor of Music and Director of the Applied Music Research Centre at the University of Roehampton, London.  Adam wrote the official biography of the musical savant, Derek Paravicini, entitled "In the Key of Genius: The Extraordinary Life of Derek Paravicini". Derek was born three and a half months prematurely, and is blind and has severe autism. But with perfect pitch, innate talent and a lot of practice, he became a concert pianist by the age of 10. Adam is Derek’s long time piano teacher, mentee and friend. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

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Broadcaster, John Offord chats to people from all walks of life about the different ways our brain can work and interpret information. Neurodiversity highlights that people naturally think about things differently. We have different interests and motivations, and are naturally better at some things and poorer at others. Through diverse interviews and examples, The Different Minds explores this – with fascinating results… This podcast is sponsored by Aspire Autism Consultancy. For further details, see Produced by Support this podcast: