Micka Clayton is an accomplished orchestral performer and music educator, with a keen interest in the neurology and psychology of musical learning and memory. Specific fields of interest include the positive benefits of musical learning for brain- and life skills development in young people, as well as the long-term benefits for people of all ages and abilities.
Past research includes the study of Implicit Learning in a musical context, as part of a Masters degree in Performance Science. This research is currently continuing at Doctorate level at RHUL.
Performance Science, MSc, Royal College of Music, London, United Kingdom
19 Sep 2016 → 31 Aug 2017
Award Date: 6 Jul 2018
Music Education, PGDip, Trinity Laban, Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Feb 2015 → Jan 2016
Award Date: 21 Mar 2016
- Musicianship/performance studies
- Performance Science
- Psychology of memory & learning
- Implicit Learning