Publications

Modulation of electric brain responses evoked by pitch deviants through transcranial direct current stimulation.
Neuropsychologia 2018 Jan 26;109:63-74. Epub 2017 Nov 26.
Département de Psychologie, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada; International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS), Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Center of Research on Brain Language and Music (CRBLM), McGill University, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

Benefits of Music Training for Perception of Emotional Speech Prosody in Deaf Children With Cochlear Implants.
Ear Hear 2017 Jul/Aug;38(4):455-464
From the 1Department of Psychology, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 2Department of Otolaryngology, Cochlear Implant Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 3International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and 4Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Recording the human brainstem frequency-following-response in the free-field.
J Neurosci Methods 2017 Mar 7;280:47-53. Epub 2017 Feb 7.
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS www.brams.org), Outremont, QC, Canada; Center for Research on Brain, Language and Music (CRBLM crblm.ca), Montreal, QC, Canada; University of Montreal, Psychology Department, Montreal, QC, Canada; Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Facial, vocal and musical emotion recognition is altered in paranoid schizophrenic patients.
Psychiatry Res 2015 Sep 16;229(1-2):188-93. Epub 2015 Jul 16.
Department of Adult Psychiatry, Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Institute of Neurosciences (IoNS), 1200 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

Excitability of the motor system: A transcranial magnetic stimulation study on singing and speaking.
Neuropsychologia 2015 Aug 25;75:525-32. Epub 2015 Jun 25.
Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS), Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada; Center for Research on Brain, Language & Music (CRBLM), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition (CERNEC), Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada. Electronic address:

Fear across the senses: brain responses to music, vocalizations and facial expressions.
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2015 Mar 1;10(3):399-407. Epub 2014 May 1.
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) H2V 4P3, Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music (CRBLM) H3G 2A8, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada H2V 2S9, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Queretaro, Mexico C.P. 76230 and Department of Psychiatry and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada H4H 1R3 International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) H2V 4P3, Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music (CRBLM) H3G 2A8, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada H2V 2S9, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Queretaro, Mexico C.P. 76230 and Department of Psychiatry and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada H4H 1R3 International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) H2V 4P3, Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music (CRBLM) H3G 2A8, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada H2V 2S9, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Queretaro, Mexico C.P. 76230 and Department of Psychiatry and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada H4H 1R3.

Cochlear implant users move in time to the beat of drum music.
Hear Res 2015 Mar 6;321:25-34. Epub 2015 Jan 6.
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS), Pavillon 1420 boul. Mont Royal, University of Montreal, Case Postale 6128, Station Centre-Ville, Montreal Québec H3C 3J7, Canada; Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-Ville, Montréal, Québec H3C 3J7, Canada. Electronic address:

Neural overlap in processing music and speech.
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2015 Mar;370(1664):20140090
International Laboratory of Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS), and Center for Research on Brain, Language and Music (CRBLM), University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Attending to pitch information inhibits processing of pitch information: the curious case of amusia.
J Neurosci 2015 Mar;35(9):3815-24
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Montréal, Québec H3C 3J7, Canada, Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music, Montréal, Québec H3G 2A8, Canada, and Département de Psychologie, Université de Montréal, Québec H3C 3J7, Canada.

Music listening engages specific cortical regions within the temporal lobes: differences between musicians and non-musicians.
Cortex 2014 Oct 12;59:126-37. Epub 2014 Aug 12.
Instituto de Neurobiología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Querétaro, Querétaro, México; International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound (BRAMS), Montreal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

Brain activity is related to individual differences in the number of items stored in auditory short-term memory for pitch: evidence from magnetoencephalography.
Neuroimage 2014 Jul 15;94:96-106. Epub 2014 Mar 15.
CERNEC, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada; BRAMS, International Laboratory for Brain Music and Sounds, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Centre de recherche de l'institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM), Québec, Canada.

Distinct electrophysiological indices of maintenance in auditory and visual short-term memory.
Neuropsychologia 2013 Nov 11;51(13):2939-52. Epub 2013 Aug 11.
Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Département de Psychologie, Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville, Montréal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7; International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Pavillon 1420 Mont-Royal, Université de Montréal, CP 6128, succursale Centre Ville, Montréal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7; Centre de recherche de l'institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, 4545 Chemin Queen Mary, Montréal, QC, Canada H3W 1W4. Electronic address:

Born to dance but beat deaf: a new form of congenital amusia.
Neuropsychologia 2011 Apr 21;49(5):961-969. Epub 2011 Feb 21.
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS), Pavillon 1420 boul. Mont Royal. Université de Montréal, Case Postale 6128, Station Centre-Ville, Montreal, Québec, Canada H3C 3J7; Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-Ville, Montréal, Québec, Canada H3C 3J7. Electronic address:

The Combination of Rhythm and Pitch Can Account for the Beneficial Effect of Melodic Intonation Therapy on Connected Speech Improvements in Broca's Aphasia.
Front Hum Neurosci 2014 11;8:592. Epub 2014 Aug 11.
Faculty of Medicine, School of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Université de Montréal , Montreal, QC , Canada ; CRBLM, Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music, McGill University , Montreal, QC , Canada ; BRAMS, International Laboratory for Research on Brain, Music, and Sound, Université de Montréal , Montreal, QC , Canada.

Music and words in the visual cortex: The impact of musical expertise.
Cortex 2017 01 2;86:260-274. Epub 2016 Jun 2.
Inserm, U 1127, Paris, France; Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR S 1127, Paris, France; AP-HP, Hôpital de la Pitié Salpêtrière, Department of Neurology, Paris, France; CNRS, UMR 7225, Paris, France; Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière, ICM, Paris, France. Electronic address:

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