Virginia B Penhune

Summary

Affiliation: Concordia University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Parallel contributions of cerebellar, striatal and M1 mechanisms to motor sequence learning
    Virginia B Penhune
    Laboratory for Motor Learning and Neural Plasticity, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 226:579-91. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sensitive periods in human development: evidence from musical training
    Virginia B Penhune
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Cortex 47:1126-37. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Repetition suppression in auditory-motor regions to pitch and temporal structure in music
    Rachel M Brown
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:313-28. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Listening to musical rhythms recruits motor regions of the brain
    Joyce L Chen
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 18:2844-54. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Rhythm synchronization performance and auditory working memory in early- and late-trained musicians
    Jennifer A Bailey
    Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 204:91-101. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Moving on time: brain network for auditory-motor synchronization is modulated by rhythm complexity and musical training
    Joyce L Chen
    McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:226-39. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of motor skill learning and retention in younger and older adults
    Sarah A Fraser
    Department of Psychology, Center for Research in Human Development, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 195:419-27. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Movement kinematics of prepotent response suppression in aging during conflict adaptation
    Kevin M Trewartha
    Center for Research in Human Development, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:185-94. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Examining prepotent response suppression in aging: a kinematic analysis
    Kevin M Trewartha
    Center for Research in Human Development, and Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychol Aging 24:450-61. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Early musical training and white-matter plasticity in the corpus callosum: evidence for a sensitive period
    Christopher J Steele
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6
    J Neurosci 33:1282-90. 2013

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Parallel contributions of cerebellar, striatal and M1 mechanisms to motor sequence learning
    Virginia B Penhune
    Laboratory for Motor Learning and Neural Plasticity, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 226:579-91. 2012
    ..M1 acts to store the representation of a learned sequence, likely as part of a distributed network including the parietal lobe and premotor cortex...
  2. doi request reprint Sensitive periods in human development: evidence from musical training
    Virginia B Penhune
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Cortex 47:1126-37. 2011
    ..The possible mechanisms underlying sensitive periods for musical training are discussed based on current theories describing the influence of both low-level features of sensory experience and higher-level cognitive processing...
  3. doi request reprint Repetition suppression in auditory-motor regions to pitch and temporal structure in music
    Rachel M Brown
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:313-28. 2013
    ..IPS may be involved in transforming pitch sequences into spatial coordinates for accurate piano performance...
  4. doi request reprint Listening to musical rhythms recruits motor regions of the brain
    Joyce L Chen
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 18:2844-54. 2008
    ..These functional dissociations shed light on the nature of action-perception processes and suggest an inherent link between auditory and motor systems in the context of rhythm...
  5. doi request reprint Rhythm synchronization performance and auditory working memory in early- and late-trained musicians
    Jennifer A Bailey
    Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 204:91-101. 2010
    ..These results support the idea of a sensitive period during the early years of childhood for developing sensorimotor synchronization abilities via musical training...
  6. doi request reprint Moving on time: brain network for auditory-motor synchronization is modulated by rhythm complexity and musical training
    Joyce L Chen
    McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:226-39. 2008
    ..We argue that the superior ability of musicians to deconstruct and organize a rhythm's temporal structure relates to the greater involvement of the prefrontal cortex mediating working memory...
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of motor skill learning and retention in younger and older adults
    Sarah A Fraser
    Department of Psychology, Center for Research in Human Development, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 195:419-27. 2009
    ..Age equivalence was observed in sequence-specific learning and retention across days, and suggests that older adults may benefit from variable practice...
  8. doi request reprint Movement kinematics of prepotent response suppression in aging during conflict adaptation
    Kevin M Trewartha
    Center for Research in Human Development, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:185-94. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study was to explore the role of adjustments in motor control and conflict adaptation in younger and older adults' prepotent response suppression...
  9. doi request reprint Examining prepotent response suppression in aging: a kinematic analysis
    Kevin M Trewartha
    Center for Research in Human Development, and Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychol Aging 24:450-61. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the influence of age-related cognitive inefficiency on motor control...
  10. doi request reprint Early musical training and white-matter plasticity in the corpus callosum: evidence for a sensitive period
    Christopher J Steele
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6
    J Neurosci 33:1282-90. 2013
    ..We propose that training before the age of 7 years results in changes in white-matter connectivity that may serve as a scaffold upon which ongoing experience can build...
  11. doi request reprint Specific increases within global decreases: a functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of five days of motor sequence learning
    Christopher J Steele
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6, Canada
    J Neurosci 30:8332-41. 2010
    ..Finally, functional connectivity between M1 and cerebellum in late learning points to their interaction as a mechanism underlying the long-term representation and expression of a well learned skill...
  12. ncbi request reprint When the brain plays music: auditory-motor interactions in music perception and production
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:547-58. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint A sensitive period for musical training: contributions of age of onset and cognitive abilities
    Jennifer Bailey
    Psychology Department, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:163-70. 2012
    ..These findings are discussed in context of the sensitive period hypothesis as well as the debate surrounding cognitive differences between musicians and NM...
  14. doi request reprint Dual-task performance reveals increased involvement of executive control in fine motor sequencing in healthy aging
    Sarah A Fraser
    Center for Research in Human Development, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:526-35. 2010
    ..At the highest difficulty level, both groups suffered performance costs. In line with gross motor research, these findings suggest a role for executive functions in fine motor performance in old age...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interactions between auditory and dorsal premotor cortex during synchronization to musical rhythms
    Joyce L Chen
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Rm 276, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2B4
    Neuroimage 32:1771-81. 2006
    ..Auditory-motor interactions may take place at these regions with the dorsal premotor cortex interfacing sensory cues with temporally organized movement...
  16. doi request reprint Developmental contributions to motor sequence learning
    Tal Savion-Lemieux
    Laboratory for Motor Learning and Neural Plasticity, Department of Psychology and Centre for Research in Human Development, Concordia University, QC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 195:293-306. 2009
    ..We suggest that explicit knowledge of the MFST is not directly linked to task performance, thus challenging the implicit-explicit distinction in pediatric SRT studies assessing the developmental invariance model...
  17. doi request reprint The role of auditory and premotor cortex in sensorimotor transformations
    Joyce L Chen
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research, Montreal, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:15-34. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of early musical training on adult motor performance: evidence for a sensitive period in motor learning
    Donald Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, SP A 244, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke, West, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 176:332-40. 2007
    ..These results are also consistent with the results of studies showing structural changes in motor-related regions of the brain in musicians that are specifically related to training early in life...
  19. doi request reprint Gesture imitation in musicians and non-musicians
    Michael J Spilka
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H4B 1R6, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 204:549-58. 2010
    ..It is also likely that musical training contributed to the ability to imitate manual gestures by influencing the personal action repertoire of musicians...
  20. ncbi request reprint Asymmetries of the planum temporale and Heschl's gyrus: relationship to language lateralization
    Raquel Dorsaint-Pierre
    Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 129:1164-76. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that this frontal cortical region bears a direct relationship to language lateralization, which may be related to use-dependent plasticity in patients with language reorganization...
  21. doi request reprint The effect of practice pattern on the acquisition, consolidation, and transfer of visual-motor sequences
    Tal Savion-Lemieux
    Laboratory for Motor Learning and Neural Plasticity, Department of Psychology, Centre for Research in Human Development, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St W, SP A 244, Montreal, PQ, H4B 1R6, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 204:271-81. 2010
    ..Given that all groups showed consolidation, we postulate that learning that occurs in the context of interference can show consolidation...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of practice and delay on motor skill learning and retention
    Tal Savion-Lemieux
    Department of Psychology, Laboratory for Motor Learning, Cognitive Learning, and Neural Plasticity, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St W, Science Pavilion SP 250, Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 161:423-31. 2005
    ..Second, all groups showed a decrement in percent response asynchrony, suggesting that synchronization may be a more difficult parameter to maintain because it relies heavily on sensorimotor integration...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dynamic cortical and subcortical networks in learning and delayed recall of timed motor sequences
    Virginia B Penhune
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1R6 Canada
    J Neurosci 22:1397-406. 2002
    ..During late learning, the BG may be involved in automatization. At delayed recall, movement parameters appear to be encoded in a distributed representation mediated by M1, premotor, and parietal cortex...
  24. ncbi request reprint The morphometry of auditory cortex in the congenitally deaf measured using MRI
    Virginia B Penhune
    Concordia University, Department of Psychology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroimage 20:1215-25. 2003
    ..Preservation of cortical volume in the deaf suggests plasticity in the input and output of auditory cortex that could include language-specific or more general-purpose information from other sensory modalities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of balance status and age on muscle activation while walking under divided attention
    Sarah A Fraser
    Center for Research in Human Development, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1R6, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P171-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that, during moderately demanding walking and cognitive performance, poor balancers can compensate successfully for their motoric vulnerability...