Job offer: BRAMS full-time research associate (Agent de recherche)

Posted by: on Jul 18, 2019 | No Comments

The International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) is looking for a full-time research associate (Agent de recherche) to maintain and develop BRAMS state-of-the-art technological platform.

BRAMS – Talk by Delphine Dellacheire

BRAMS – Talk by Delphine Dellacheire

Posted by: on Jun 10, 2019 | No Comments

Let’s dance: cerebellum and rhythm in children with developmental anomalies

Abstract: The cerebellum plays an important role in music perception and temporal cognition, including sensorimotor synchronization, critical for motor and cognitive development. Moreover, sensorimotor learning, which is critical in a child’s development, depends on the cerebellum.

Dans le cerveau des jeunes prodiges

Posted by: on Jun 5, 2019 | No Comments

On estime qu’il faut 10000 heures de pratique pour un musicien pour qu’il devienne considéré comme étant un professionnel. Mais les prodiges y parviennent beaucoup plus rapidement, et parfois à un très jeune âge. Les scientifiques s’y sont penchés pour comprendre pourquoi.

Le reportage de Normand Grondin de Radio Canada.

 

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.