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1 MCGILL UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL UNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC À MONTRÉAL Financé par le FQRNT /FQRSC depuis avril 2011 Centre for Research on Brain, Language & Music CRBLM

2 Vince Gracco et Shari Baum Speech communication and disorders, McGill Robert Zatorre Institut Neurologique de Montréal, McGill Lucie Ménard Linguistique, UQAM Isabelle Peretz Psychologie, U de Montréal Centre for Research on Brain, Language & Music CRBLM

3 Background Language and the brain CRLMB Language and the brain CRLMB Music and the brain BRAMS Music and the brain BRAMS Neuroscience of human communication CRBLM Neuroscience of human communication CRBLM Collaborative interactions 30 renowned faculty Neuroscientific processes of language and their disorders 22 renowned faculty Neuroscientific processes of music and their disorders 2

4 Synergy Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Action and Perception Behavioral Neuroscience Aging and Development Linguistics and Bilingualism Communication Disorders Neurocognition Critical mass of researchers Interdisciplinary training International hub for research and training Extensive infrastructure 3

5 Exemple Is one language better than two for cognitive development ? Does music learning enhance language skills? 9

6 Sophisticated infrastructure Measuring brain activity while performing Probing brain function 16$ million of CFI investment 10

7 CRBLM CRBLM: Coordinated Expertise EMG Motion capture Articulography Electropalatography TMS, EEG Hemi-anechoic chamber Eyetracking systems fMRI MEG TMS, EEG POPULATIONS: Bilinguals, monolingual learners Stutterers, dyslexics, stroke Parkinsons disease, Alzheimers POPULATIONS: Musically trained/untrained Amusics, Aphasics, Tinnitus, Autism, SLI Infrastructure: Technical support 11

8 CRBLM Réseau de Bio-imagerie (QC) 135 trainees Aud Cog Neurosci Network (CREATE- NSERC) Centre NeuroSci de la Cognition (UQAM) 71 trainees CRBLM: STUDENT TRAINING NETWORKS 84 Trainees Provincial National ERASMUS Aud Cog Neuro (Europe) Mariani Fdn Child Neurol (Italy) International 12

9 For Québec and Canada FQRNT FQRSC FRSQ Reinforce existing strengths across health and natural sciences Increasing knowledge transfer to the community Expanding research leadership Improving health care through research Increase training of HQP CIHR SSHRC NSERC Investing in world class research Inspiring the next generation of researchers 15

10 Basic science The key to innovation in all applied fields Commercialization Software applications Novel research instruments Neurocience integration Education Bilingualism Pedagogy Academic training In summary Health Hearing impairments Cochlear implant Communication disorders Rehabilitation 16

11 INCONVÉNIENTS Cloisonnement des 3 fonds (séparation du FRSQ) Gestion inter-Facultaire (FAS – Medecine- Musique) Ententes inter-universitaires Centre for Research on Brain, Language & Music CRBLM


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