Robert Zatorre

La Fondation Pour l’Audition awards Robert Zatorre its Grand Prix Scientifique

Published: 16Nov2021

Honour recognizes his research into asymmetric functioning of the brain for speech and music processing...

Neurological disease and brain plasticity research gets major funding boost

Published: 19Mar2021

The Canada Foundation for Innovation supports innovative projects that tackle global challenges...

Robert Zatorre wins major international award

Published: 5Jun2020

C. L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize recognizes his seminal work in the cognition of music...

The unexpected creates reward when listening to music

Published: 12Feb2019

Scientists prove difference between expected/actual outcomes cause reward response...

Dopamine and reward responses to music causally linked

Published: 28Jan2019

A new study published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, reveals a causal link between the neurotransmitter dopamine and the reward responses to music. The study was...

Philanthropy and government unite to advance research and patient care and to establish leading edge facilities and technologies at The Neuro

Published: 23May2018

Today, May 23, 2018, The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) gratefully acknowledged significant government funding and unveiled the Thinking Ahead Campaign (2007-2013) donor...

PLAYBILL | Does music make you smarter?

Published: 14Feb2018

At Montreal’s McGill University, neuropsychologist Robert Zatorre has a test that suggests a noticeable difference in musical cognition between musicians and non-musicians. “We play a tune in one...

Now you like it, now you don’t

Published: 20Nov2017

Brain stimulation can change how much we enjoy and value music...

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