A Strategic Cluster for language and music research

A Strategic Cluster for language and music research

Posted by: on Apr 1, 2011 | No Comments

BRAMS (International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research) and CRLMB (Centre for Research on Language, Mind and Brain) united to create the CRBLM – Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music, now generously funded by FRQNT, FQRSC, McGill University, Université de Montréal, UQAM and the Montreal Neurological Institute.

Article: “Amoureux de la musique, mais incapable de battre la mesure”

Article: “Amoureux de la musique, mais incapable de battre la mesure”

Posted by: on Mar 14, 2011 | No Comments

This article, written by journalist Marie Lambert-Chan (Forum), focuses on a recent research on beatdeafness, conducted by Jessica Phillips-Silver, post-doctoral fellow, under the supervision of Prof. Isabelle Peretz, Université de Montréal.

Article: “Découverte du premier cas d’amusie congénitale chez l’enfant”

Article: “Découverte du premier cas d’amusie congénitale chez l’enfant”

Posted by: on Feb 26, 2011 | No Comments

This article, written by journalist Marie Lambert-Chan (Forum), focuses on a recent research on congenital amusia conducted by Marie-Andrée Lebrun, Ph.D. candidate, under the supervision of Prof. Isabelle Peretz (Université de Montréal).

Article: “Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music”

Article: “Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music”

Posted by: on Jan 9, 2011 | No Comments

On January 9th 2011, Nature Neuroscience published  Valorie Salimpoor (et al) article entitled “Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music”. Conducted under the supervision of Prof. Robert Zatorre, BRAMS co-director, this research is studying dopamine release during music listening.

Article – “Le ver d’oreille, ca fait rire les oiseaux!”

Article – “Le ver d’oreille, ca fait rire les oiseaux!”

Posted by: on May 26, 2010 | No Comments

This article by Daniel Baril, published on May 25, 2010 in “Le Forum” discuss the earworm phenomenon, studied at BRAMS by PhD student Andréane McNally Gagnon and Sylvie Hébert.

Musician Yann Perreau experienced extreme silence in BRAMS anechoic room

Musician Yann Perreau experienced extreme silence in BRAMS anechoic room

Posted by: on 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…

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

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

Posted by: on 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.

Article: “L’audition et la vision utilisent la même « boîte noire » du cerveau”

Article: “L’audition et la vision utilisent la même « boîte noire » du cerveau”

Posted by: on Aug 27, 2009 | No Comments

This article, published in Journal Forum on August 12, 2009,  focuses on a recent research conducted by BRAMS members Pr. Marc Schönwiesner (Université de Montréal) and Pr. Robert Zatorre (Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University).

This article is only available in French

Article: “La musique suscite bel et bien des émotions”

Article: “La musique suscite bel et bien des émotions”

Posted by: on Mar 30, 2009 | No Comments

This article, written by journalist Daniel Baril (Le Forum), focuses on a recent research conducted by Mathieu Roy and Jean-Philippe Mailhot under the supervision of Prof. Isabelle Peretz.

This article is only available in French.

Article: “La musique atténue la douleur”

Article: “La musique atténue la douleur”

Posted by: on Mar 16, 2009 | No Comments

This article, written by journalist Mathieu-Robert Sauvé (Le Forum), followed the workshop on Music and Pain, jointly organized at BRAMS on February 27th, 2009 by BRAMS, CIRMMT and Faculté de Musique de l’Université de Montréal. Note that this article is only available in French.