Welcome to the homepage for the ARCHES Initiative! Our NEA-funded lab bridges the schools of natural science, social science, and music at Rice University.
Check out our COVID-19 resources page for virtual art experiences, information for artists, health tips, research projects, online journal clubs, and news from our Project CHROMA researchers and collaborators.
Most Recent Update: July 23, 2020
We are actively recruiting individuals over the age of 70 and/or diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment to participate in our study of how music creativity can benefit cognition and social/emotional wellbeing! Participants will have the chance to learn, compose, and create their own music and to meet other people from the Houston community. More info here.
Newest Posts in the Archways Blog
Inside the Chrysalis
April 30, 2020
Project CHROMA Personnel: Kristi Parker
March 9, 2020
Research Update: Art & Science at the ARO Conference
February 3, 2020
Tools of the Trade: Modularity of the Brain
January 22, 2020
Recent News & Events
Online Journal Club: April 2020
April 23, 2020
Brain Maps Hint at Response to Music
April 2, 2020
Online Journal Club: March 2020
March 19, 2020
Journal Club: February 2020
February 6, 2020