BRAMS is a unique research laboratory, offering to its members, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students outstanding infrastructures. This equipment was acquired thanks to an exceptional grant from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation in 2007.

BRAMS main laboratory – Marie-Victorin Building, 90 Vincent d’Indy Ave.

Université de Montréal

BRAMS Main Laboratory offers a vast research space and equipment at the cutting-edge of technology. Among the many facilities available, there are six soundproof testing booths, an fNIRS system (functional near-infrared spectroscopy), a TMS system (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation), five high density EEG systems (Electro-encephalography), five BIOPAC systems (psychophysiological parameters), a DOME with 80 speakers, a “Motion Capture” video recording system.
Research professionals work at the center to provide the necessary technical and administrative support to all members and their students.

BRAMS Laboratory – Montreal Neurological Institute

McGill University

The Brain Imaging Center at the MNI (Montreal Neurological Institute) owns two MRI scanners, fully dedicated for research purposes (1.5 and 3.0T), a PET scanner, to which BRAMS members have access. The 3T scanner has been renovated to allow better sound absorption. The laboratory also offers a TMS laboratory, an EEG -MRI compatible system, and unique simulators of musical instruments MRI compatible. The BRAMS laboratory at the NMI will also includes two audiometric booths, as well as an analysis area. An MEG system is also operational.

Image analysis laboratory – Department of Psychology

McGill University

The Image Analysis Laboratory houses more than 16 computers running Windows XP OS, a color printer, sound editing tools and brain imaging software tools and has available projection facilities for research tutorials.

Tanna Schulich Recital Hall – Schulich School of Music

McGill University

McGill’s Schulich School of Music has dedicated 2700 sq. ft. of space on one floor to the laboratories of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT), founded in 2000, and provides access to BRAMS researchers to the new technologically cutting-edge Tanna Schulich Recital Hall and to the recording and production studios at the New Music Building. The dedicated space includes offices for the technical staff, researchers and visitors, a machine room and telecom closet, a meeting room and 6 laboratories.