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Auditory plasticity and development: Disentangling the temporal dynamics of complex representation

Mon, 2012-09-24 16:00 - 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré auditorium, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Gabriella Mussachia, Ph.D.

Dr. Musacchia is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Infancy Studies Laboratory, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ.  Her research focuses on how the  brain makes sense of the complex world around us in order to understand language and music.

 

Science Documentary Film: The Musical Brain

Sun, 2012-09-30 15:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium or room 200, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free

Documentary film The Musical Brain (NFB, 2009) about the power of music and its effect on the human mind, which draws on the research of McGill University neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin and examines the physical and psychological responses to music through a variety of tests on children and adults.

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John Cage and his Works

Fri, 2012-09-28 18:30
Pollack Hall east lounge : Schulich School of Music, , Strathcona Music Building 555 Sherbrooke St. W. , H3A 1E3

Join Peter Schubert and friends for a conversation on the life and works of composer John Cage. The talk will precede a free, all-Cage concert in Pollack Hall as part of Les journées de la culture. Hosted by the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas, in collaboration with the Schulich School of Music.

 

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