BRAMS – Talk by Simona Brambati
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BRAMS – Talk by Simona Brambati

Posted by: on May 23, 2019 | No Comments

Language recovery in post-stroke aphasia

ABSTRACT : Post-stroke aphasia (PSA), i.e. difficulty producing and/or understanding language, is caused by a perturbation of cerebral blood flow within the brain language network, generally due to an ischemic stroke in the left middle cerebral artery (MCA).

CRBLM Scientific Day
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CRBLM Scientific Day

Posted by: on May 13, 2019 | No Comments

 

SAVE THE DATE

The 2019 CRBLM Scientific Day will be held in May. The keynote speaker has been confirmed as Kate Watkins, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Oxford. More details to follow!

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1st CIRMMT-OICRM-BRAMS Student Symposium

Posted by: on May 9, 2019 | No Comments

The student committees of the CIRMMT, OICRM, and BRAMS invite you to their very first interuniversity, interdisciplinary student symposium, uniting members of the three research centers around the theme “Encounters, Collaborations and Interdisciplinarity in Music Research”.

BRAMS – Talk by Séverine Samson
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BRAMS – Talk by Séverine Samson

Posted by: on Apr 24, 2019 | No Comments

Music synchronization and social interaction in Alzheimer disease

Abstract: Multitudes of studies support that musical interventions in patients with neurodegenerative studies, in particular with Alzheimer’s disease, positively affect various domains of their wellbeing – emotional, cognitive, and behavioural – and, also reduce the distress of caregivers.

BRAMS – Talk by Samuel Mehr
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BRAMS – Talk by Samuel Mehr

Posted by: on Apr 15, 2019 | No Comments

A natural history of song

Theories of the origins of music claim that the music faculty is shaped by the functional design of the human mind. On these ideas, musical behavior and musical structure are expected to exhibit species-wide regularities: music should be characterized by human universals. Many cognitive and evolutionary scientists intuitively accept this idea but no one has any good evidence for it.

13ième Journée scientifique du Département de psychologie
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13ième Journée scientifique du Département de psychologie

Posted by: on Apr 3, 2019 | No Comments

Le BRAMS sera un partenaire de la journée scientifique annuelle de la Université de Montréal. La Journée scientifique annuelle se veut une occasion pour les étudiants de s’initier au monde des congrès et conférences scientifiques. Chaque année, plus de 400 étudiants y participent, et plus d’une centaine d’étudiants y présentent leurs travaux de recherche. Des conférenciers spéciaux sont invités à tous les ans. Cet année Margaret E. Morris, Chercheure senior, Intel, Professeur associée, Department of human centered design and engineering, University of Washington est la conférencière invitée. Pour plus d’informations sur sa conférence “Left to our own devices: technology insights from a clinical psychologist“, SVP voir le PDF ci-joint Margie_Morris_-_Annonce.

Concordia Music Therapy student visit
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Concordia Music Therapy student visit

Posted by: on Mar 28, 2019 | No Comments

Stephen Venkatarangam, music therapist, who is teaching Psychology of Music at Concordia, will be visiting BRAMS for a talk and a short experimentation.

 

Demonstration of portable EMG system
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Demonstration of portable EMG system

Posted by: on Feb 28, 2019 | No Comments

Representatives from DELSYS will be at BRAMS to make a demonstration of one of their portable EMG systems (Trigno™ Wireless System).

BRAMS reading group
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BRAMS reading group

Posted by: on Feb 27, 2019 | No Comments

The BRAMS “Music and Movement” reading group will be at the conference room at BRAMS. The article for the meeting is: “Double Dissociation of Single-interval and Rhythmic Temporal Prediction in Cerebellar Degeneration and Parkinson’s Disease”.

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Ming Ruo Zhang & Hugo Laflamme

Participate in a study on RHYTHM

Posted by: on Feb 18, 2019 | No Comments

The laboratory of Prof. Simone Dalla Bella, University of Montreal, is interested in your abilities to perceive and synchronize to the rhythm.

  • We are looking for non-musicians (formal musical experience of less than two years), having  normal hearing and normal sight (or corrected to normal);
  • Receive $ 10 per hour by participating in three sessions of 1 hour and 30 minutes each;
  • In several tasks, you will have to either listen to sequences of sounds and detect if these sounds are at the same pace or synchronize by tapping on a tablet;
  • Appointments at your convenience!
  • International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) is located at University of Montreal, Metro station Édouard-Montpetit

If you meet the following criteria :

  • 18 years old or more
  • Non-musician (less than two years of formal musical training)
  • Normal hearing and vision ( or corrected to normal)

Please write to  recrutement.dallabella@gmail.com  or contact us on 514-343-6111, poste 3594 if you have any questions or if you want to take an appointment.