Prof. Pierre Jolicoeur awarded Prix Adrien Pinard 2010

Prof. Pierre Jolicoeur awarded Prix Adrien Pinard 2010

Mar 25, 2010 | No Comments

SQRP (Société Québécoise de Recherche pour la Psychologie) awarded the “Prix Adrien Pinard” to Pr. Pierre Jolicoeur at their annual Congress, on March 20th 2010.

Marc Schoenwiesner on CTV special report on Noise

Marc Schoenwiesner on CTV special report on Noise

Mar 9, 2010 | No Comments

Early March 2010, Pr. Marc Schoenwiesner was interviewed by a CTV team reporting on the impact of noise and the importance of silence in our daily life.

New research tools for BRAMS via Sonomax Technologies
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New research tools for BRAMS via Sonomax Technologies

Mar 9, 2010 | No Comments

Sonomax Technologies Inc. has been selected by Montréal’s International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) to provide miniaturized, real-time, in-ear, digital signal processing devices (DSP) to investigate experience-dependent brain plasticity in humans.

Broadcast on Tinnitus, with Prof. Sylvie Hébert

Broadcast on Tinnitus, with Prof. Sylvie Hébert

Feb 27, 2010 | No Comments

On February 2010, BRAMS member Sylvie Hébert participated to Radio Canada’s “Découverte” broadcast, which dealt more specifically with the Tinnitus symptom – the unwelcome perception of sound within the human ear in the absence of a corresponding external sound.

Sylvie Hebert & Isabelle Peretz interviewed at “L’apres-midi porte conseil”, on Radio Canada

Sylvie Hebert & Isabelle Peretz interviewed at “L’apres-midi porte conseil”, on Radio Canada

Feb 25, 2010 | No Comments

Interview on two research projects currently undertaken at BRAMS – Premiere Chaine, Radio Canada

Musician Yann Perreau experienced extreme silence in BRAMS anechoic room

Musician Yann Perreau experienced extreme silence in BRAMS anechoic room

Jan 15, 2010 | No Comments

In a recent article published in La Presse on January 9 2010, Katia Gagnon related Yann Perreau’s experience of extreme silence. As John Cage had done in the 1960s, the Quebec musicien spent an hour in complete silence. BRAMS’ anechoic room was the site where the experiment took place…

Prof. Sarah Wilson (Melbourne University, Australia) at BRAMS

Prof. Sarah Wilson (Melbourne University, Australia) at BRAMS

Jan 1, 2010 | No Comments

Prof. Sarah Wilson (University of Melbourne, Australia) is Invited Scholar at BRAMS from January to June 2010. While at BRAMS Prof. Wilson will be undertaking a joint research project with co-director Isabelle Peretz and her team that examines the use of singing to facilitate language recovery after stroke.

Article – “Les émotions agissent sur l’intensité de la douleur”

Article – “Les émotions agissent sur l’intensité de la douleur”

Nov 20, 2009 | No Comments

This press release, published in Journal Forum on November 10th, 2009,  highlights a recent research on pain and emotions conducted by Mathieu Roy at BRAMS under the cosupervision of Pr. Isabelle Peretz and Pr. Pierre Rainville (Université de Montréal). This study has recently been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), under the title « Cerebral and spinal modulation of pain by emotions ».*

The press release is only available in French.

Télé-Québec broadcast “Une pilule, une petite granule” reports this week on Brain and Music

Télé-Québec broadcast “Une pilule, une petite granule” reports this week on Brain and Music

Oct 30, 2009 | No Comments

On Thursday, October 29, 2009, BRAMS had pride of place in Télé-Québec TV show “Une pilule, une petite granule”, presented by Dr Georges Lévesque and Marie-Elaine Proulx.

Isabelle Peretz awarded Prix ACFAS – Jacques Rousseau 2009

Isabelle Peretz awarded Prix ACFAS – Jacques Rousseau 2009

Oct 27, 2009 | No Comments

ACFAS announced today that Isabelle Peretz, BRAMS co-director, had been awarded Prix ACFAS – Jacques Rousseau 2009 (Interdisciplinarity), sponsored by Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRSQ, FQRNT and FQRSC).