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Spatial Hearing at the Cocktail Party

Mon, 2015-11-09 16:00 - 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de GrandPré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: Free

Spatial hearing has long been appreciated to aid in hearing out a signal amid a crowd of competing sounds, like the task of following a conversation at a noisy cocktail party.

Why we buy music

Thu, 2013-04-11 15:07

New study shows what happens in the brain to make music rewarding

A new study reveals what happens in our brain when we decide to purchase a piece of music when we hear it for the first time. The study, conducted at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University and published in the journal Science on April 12, pinpoints the specific brain activity that makes new music rewarding and predicts the decision to purchase music.

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