Children 3 to 8 years old invited to a music study

Electrophysiology study on tinnitus

Posted by: on Feb 4, 2020 | No Comments

We are currently recruiting adults who meet the following criteria;

  •      be in good health
  •      be a woman of 34 to 36 years old
  •      NOT have tinnitus
  •      not have severe deafness in any of the ears

For more information, please contact Olivia Scully or Charlotte Bigras at the following address: 

Study supervised by Sylvie Hébert, Full Professor, School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Montreal

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  or contact us on 514-343-6111, poste 3594 if you have any questions or if you want to take an appointment.

Musiciens non joueurs de jeux-vidéo recherchés

Musiciens non joueurs de jeux-vidéo recherchés

Posted by: on May 11, 2017 | No Comments

La cognition des musiciens
Musiciens non joueurs de jeux-vidéo recherchés

L’étude vise à mieux comprendre la cognition des musiciens et consiste à faire une session de tâches à l’ordinateur (≈ 1h30 min.). L’étude a lieu à l’Université de Montréal (station Édouard Montpetit). Une compensation financière de 25$ est offerte aux participants.

Pour être admissible, vous devez remplir tous les critères suivants :

  • Être musicien (ex. professeurs de musique, étudiants au conservatoire), ainsi que jouer actuellement et régulièrement d’un instrument (ex. 1h/jour);
  • Avoir suivi des cours formels (ex. conservatoire);
  • Avoir entre 18- 35 ans;
  • Ne pas avoir joué à des jeux-vidéo depuis 2 ans;
  • Ne jamais avoir joué plus de 1 ou 2 fois par mois à des jeux-vidéo;
  • Avoir une bonne santé physique et psychologique.

Si vous répondez à ces critères et désirez participer à l’étude écrivez à l’adresse

Dans le courriel, s.v.p veuillez inclure votre nom, votre âge, votre adresse courriel, votre numéro de téléphone (important), depuis combien d’années vous jouez du piano et veuillez inscrire le nom de l’étude “Cognition-Musicien” comme objet du courriel.

Online singing judgment survey

Online singing judgment survey

Posted by: on Mar 7, 2017 | No Comments

The Peretz Lab is currently recruiting participants to evaluate singing performances via an online survey.

Any adult with normal hearing can participate.  It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete the survey.  If you wish to participate, please complete the survey version corresponding to your birthday date. Also, make sure to use Chrome as the survey does not work on other browsers.

Participate in a study on the perception of emotional and social information!

Posted by: on Feb 28, 2017 | No Comments

We are currently recruiting female and male musicians (with a minimum of 5 years of formal training) and non-musicians who have no history of neurological or auditory disease, as to complete a behavioural assessment, where participants will be asked to rate social visual and auditory stimuli (e.g. faces and voices) based on their perceived emotion and different physical attributes.

Participants needed for a MUSIC PSYCHOLOGY STUDY

Posted by: on Feb 28, 2017 | No Comments

Currently recruiting participants for a number of studies

on music perception and cognition.

This is an opportunity to contribute to important scientific research

and learn about how the brain processes music.

Seeking participants for a LINGUISTICS STUDY

Posted by: on Feb 16, 2017 | No Comments

You are being invited to participate in a research study for a master thesis related to the perception and imitation of a second language. The purpose of this project is to better understand how native English speaking musicians can perceive and imitate the intonation of a second language.

Your participation in this study would consist of one meeting of 1 hour 15 minutes that would take place at UQAM or at McGill.

Musical Progidies Wanted

Posted by: on Feb 9, 2017 | No Comments

For a research project

We are recruiting prodigies for a research project that will improve our understanding of the origins of these exceptional talents.

Étude sur la modulation de la perception de l’intensité sonore chez les gens avec acouphènes

Étude sur la modulation de la perception de l’intensité sonore chez les gens avec acouphènes

Posted by: on May 20, 2016 | No Comments

Notre équipe de recherche s’intéresse à la façon dont les générateurs de bruit modifient la perception de l’intensité sonore.