R J Zatorre

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Human brain function during odor encoding and recognition. A PET activation study
    L A Dade
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 855:572-4. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceived and imagined odors on taste detection
    J Djordjevic
    McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Chem Senses 29:199-208. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to auditory object features in human temporal neocortex
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    J Neurosci 24:3637-42. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Right temporal cortex is critical for utilization of melodic contextual cues in a pitch constancy task
    Catherine M Warrier
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill Univesity, Canada
    Brain 127:1616-25. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Odor-induced changes in taste perception
    J Djordjevic
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 159:405-8. 2004
  6. pmc From perception to pleasure: music and its neural substrates
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10430-7. 2013
  7. pmc Musical melody and speech intonation: singing a different tune
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001372. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Beyond auditory cortex: working with musical thoughts
    Robert J Zatorre
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:222-8. 2012
  9. 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
  10. pmc Neural specializations for speech and pitch: moving beyond the dichotomies
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, H3A 3B4 Quebec, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1087-104. 2008

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. ncbi request reprint Human brain function during odor encoding and recognition. A PET activation study
    L A Dade
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 855:572-4. 1998
    ..PET activation studies of memory in other modalities have led to hypotheses of a hemispheric encoding/retrieval asymmetry in frontal cortex; the generalizability of this theory to olfactory memory will be discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceived and imagined odors on taste detection
    J Djordjevic
    McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Chem Senses 29:199-208. 2004
    ..Our results also support the notion that odor-induced changes in taste perception are mediated centrally. Finally, our findings are in agreement with reports supporting the existence of odor imagery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to auditory object features in human temporal neocortex
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    J Neurosci 24:3637-42. 2004
    ..The data are discussed in light of these models and are related to the concept that this functional stream is sensitive to invariant sound features that characterize individual auditory objects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Right temporal cortex is critical for utilization of melodic contextual cues in a pitch constancy task
    Catherine M Warrier
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill Univesity, Canada
    Brain 127:1616-25. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Odor-induced changes in taste perception
    J Djordjevic
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 159:405-8. 2004
    ..We concluded that OICTP is a centrally mediated phenomenon, and that imagined odors can to some extent induce changes in perceived taste intensity comparable to those elicited by perceived odors...
  6. pmc From perception to pleasure: music and its neural substrates
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10430-7. 2013
    ..We propose that pleasure in music arises from interactions between cortical loops that enable predictions and expectancies to emerge from sound patterns and subcortical systems responsible for reward and valuation...
  7. pmc Musical melody and speech intonation: singing a different tune
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001372. 2012
    ..More broadly, this dissociation offers clues about the interface between sensory and motor systems, and highlights the idea that multiple processing streams are a ubiquitous feature of neuro-cognitive architectures...
  8. doi request reprint Beyond auditory cortex: working with musical thoughts
    Robert J Zatorre
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:222-8. 2012
    ..As such, it provides a substrate for the creation of new mental representations that are based on manipulation of previously experienced sensory events...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. pmc Neural specializations for speech and pitch: moving beyond the dichotomies
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, H3A 3B4 Quebec, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1087-104. 2008
    ..Although we are still far from the point of having a complete picture, we argue that moving forward will require us to abandon the dichotomy argument in favour of a more integrated approach...
  11. ncbi request reprint Where is 'where' in the human auditory cortex?
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A2B4, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 5:905-9. 2002
    ..These findings clarify the functional roles of posterior auditory and parietal cortices, and help to reconcile competing models of auditory cortical organization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Spatial localization after excision of human auditory cortex
    R J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    J Neurosci 21:6321-8. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience. Mental models and musical minds
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    Science 298:2138-9. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Sound analysis in auditory cortex
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Trends Neurosci 26:229-30. 2003
    ..Spurred on by advances in primate neurophysiology and neuroanatomy, and especially by developments in functional neuroimaging, substantial progress is now being made into understanding how the human auditory cortical system works...
  15. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch: a model for understanding the influence of genes and development on neural and cognitive function
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 6:692-5. 2003
    ..AP seems to depend on the nervous system's response to experiential, maturational and genetic factors, making it a good candidate model for understanding how these interactions play out in cognitive development generally...
  16. doi request reprint Mental reversal of imagined melodies: a role for the posterior parietal cortex
    Robert J Zatorre
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:775-89. 2010
    ..Mental imagery tasks may thus have both task or modality-specific components as well as components that supersede any specific codes and instead represent amodal mental manipulation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spectral and temporal processing in human auditory cortex
    R J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 11:946-53. 2001
    ..We propose that differences exist in the temporal and spectral resolution of corresponding fields in the two hemispheres, and that they may be related to anatomical hemispheric asymmetries in myelination and spacing of cortical columns...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do you see what I'm saying? Interactions between auditory and visual cortices in cochlear implant users
    R J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Quebec H3A 2B4, Montreal, Canada
    Neuron 31:13-4. 2001
    ..One example demonstrates that people with cochlear implants show increased activity in visual cortex when listening to speech; this may be related to enhanced lipreading ability...
  19. ncbi request reprint There's more to auditory cortex than meets the ear
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada BRAMS Laboratory, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Hear Res 229:24-30. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Emotional responses to pleasant and unpleasant music correlate with activity in paralimbic brain regions
    A J Blood
    Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, PQ, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 2:382-7. 1999
    ....
  21. pmc Spectro-temporal modulation transfer function of single voxels in the human auditory cortex measured with high-resolution fMRI
    Marc Schönwiesner
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14611-6. 2009
    ....
  22. doi request reprint An acoustical study of vocal pitch matching in congenital amusia
    Sean Hutchins
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research BRAMS, 1430 Boulevard Mont Royal, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4P3, Canada
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:504-12. 2010
    ..Feedback condition had no effect on pitch-matching accuracy. These results show impaired vocal pitch-matching abilities in amusics but also show a relationship between perceived and produced pitches...
  23. ncbi request reprint Voice-selective areas in human auditory cortex
    P Belin
    Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Nature 403:309-12. 2000
    ..The voice-selective areas in the STS may represent the counterpart of the face-selective areas in human visual cortex; their existence sheds new light on the functional architecture of the human auditory cortex...
  24. ncbi request reprint Brain organization for music processing
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Annu Rev Psychol 56:89-114. 2005
    ..Unfortunately, due to scarcity of research on the macrostructure of music organization and on cultural differences, the musical material under focus is at the level of the musical phrase, as typically used in Western popular music...
  25. ncbi request reprint Working memory in another dimension: functional imaging of human olfactory working memory
    L A Dade
    Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Neuroimage 14:650-60. 2001
    ....
  26. pmc Functional anatomy of musical processing in listeners with absolute pitch and relative pitch
    R J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:3172-7. 1998
    ..Our findings suggest that AP may not be associated with a unique pattern of cerebral activity but rather may depend on the recruitment of a specialized network involved in the retrieval and manipulation of verbal-tonal associations...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of auditory cortex in retention of rhythmic patterns as studied in patients with temporal lobe removals including Heschl's gyrus
    V B Penhune
    Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 37:315-31. 1999
    ..Taken together, these results point to a specific role for the right anterior secondary auditory cortex in the retention of a precise analogue representation of auditory tonal patterns...
  28. pmc Intensely pleasurable responses to music correlate with activity in brain regions implicated in reward and emotion
    A J Blood
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11818-23. 2001
    ..This finding links music with biologically relevant, survival-related stimuli via their common recruitment of brain circuitry involved in pleasure and reward...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neural specializations for tonal processing
    R J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:193-210. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint A cross-linguistic PET study of tone perception in Mandarin Chinese and English speakers
    D Klein
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4, Canada
    Neuroimage 13:646-53. 2001
    ..In contrast, only the English group showed activity in the right inferior frontal cortex, consistent with a right-hemispheric role in pitch perception...
  31. ncbi request reprint Olfactory learning: convergent findings from lesion and brain imaging studies in humans
    Lauren A Dade
    Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Brain 125:86-101. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Quantifying variability in the planum temporale: a probability map
    C F Westbury
    Department of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 9:392-405. 1999
    ..An asymmetry in area and volume was introduced by using an alternative method - the 'knife-cut' method - for identifying the posterior border. Implications for functional neuroimaging of the PT are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint The mind's nose: Effects of odor and visual imagery on odor detection
    J Djordjevic
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychol Sci 15:143-8. 2004
    ..Further, the difference between conditions was due to lower detection with mismatched odor imagery than without imagery, indicating that interference underlies the effect...
  34. pmc The absolute pitch mind continues to reveal itself
    Patrick Bermudez
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4 Canada
    J Biol 8:75. 2009
    ..A new functional magnetic resonance imaging study published recently in BMC Neuroscience adds new data to the ongoing debate concerning the neural underpinnings of this unusual ability...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Depth electrode recordings show double dissociation between pitch processing in lateral Heschl's gyrus and sound onset processing in medial Heschl's gyrus
    Marc Schönwiesner
    Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research BRAMS, Montreal, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 187:97-105. 2008
    ..Our results provide direct evidence for a pitch-specific area on lateral STP with intracranial recordings from the human auditory cortex...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cortical thickness in congenital amusia: when less is better than more
    Krista L Hyde
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    J Neurosci 27:13028-32. 2007
    ..These cortical thickness differences suggest the presence of cortical malformations in the amusic brain, such as abnormal neuronal migration, that may have compromised the normal development of a right frontotemporal pathway...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the role of the right auditory cortex in fine pitch resolution
    Krista L Hyde
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Neuropsychologia 46:632-9. 2008
    ..The results support the model of relative hemispheric specialization and indicate that the right secondary auditory cortex has a finer pitch resolution than the left...
  39. pmc Vocal accuracy and neural plasticity following micromelody-discrimination training
    Jean Mary Zarate
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e11181. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Cortical structure predicts success in performing musical transformation judgments
    Nicholas E V Foster
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Neuroimage 53:26-36. 2010
    ..The findings in the IPS provide further support for the existence of a multimodal network for systematic transformation of stimulus information in this region...
  41. doi request reprint The neuronal substrates of human olfactory based kin recognition
    Johan N Lundstrom
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2571-80. 2009
    ..We further show that the neuronal response is seemingly independent of conscious identification of the individual source, demonstrating that humans have an odor based kin detection system akin to what has been shown for other mammals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Morphometry of the amusic brain: a two-site study
    Krista L Hyde
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 129:2562-70. 2006
    ..Moreover, the data point to the integrity of white matter tracts in right frontal brain areas as being key in acquiring normal musical competence...
  43. doi request reprint Experience-dependent neural substrates involved in vocal pitch regulation during singing
    Jean Mary Zarate
    Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroimage 40:1871-87. 2008
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint Generalized learning of visual-to-auditory substitution in sighted individuals
    Jung Kyong Kim
    Department of Neuropsychology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain Res 1242:263-75. 2008
    ..Such generalization could provide a basis for the substitution in a constantly changing visual environment...
  46. pmc The rewarding aspects of music listening are related to degree of emotional arousal
    Valorie N Salimpoor
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e7487. 2009
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of olfactory performance
    Johannes Frasnelli
    Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 201:1-11. 2010
    ..This association between anatomy and olfactory performance suggests a possible biological explanation for the high degree of individual differences and sex effects observed in higher order olfactory tasks...
  48. doi request reprint A role for the intraparietal sulcus in transforming musical pitch information
    Nicholas E V Foster
    Department of Neuropsychology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 20:1350-9. 2010
    ..Our results point to a role for the IPS in transforming high-level auditory information. We suggest that this area may support a general capacity for transformation and comparison of systematically related stimulus attributes...
  49. pmc Heterochrony and cross-species intersensory matching by infant vervet monkeys
    Shahin Zangenehpour
    Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e4302. 2009
    ..We investigated the evolutionary origins of this behavioral phenotype by examining whether or not this developmental process occurs in non-human primates as well...
  50. doi request reprint Crossmodal recruitment of primary visual cortex following brief exposure to bimodal audiovisual stimuli
    Shahin Zangenehpour
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 48:591-600. 2010
    ..The findings indicate that auditory and visual cortices interact with one another to a larger degree than typically assumed...
  51. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of musicianship as revealed by cortical thickness and voxel-based morphometry
    Patrick Bermudez
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 19:1583-96. 2009
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Neural networks involved in voluntary and involuntary vocal pitch regulation in experienced singers
    Jean Mary Zarate
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 48:607-18. 2010
    ..During the compensate tasks, the pSTS may interact with the RCZa and anterior insula before voluntary vocal pitch correction occurs...
  53. doi request reprint Can you hear shapes you touch?
    Jung Kyong Kim
    Department of Neuropsychology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University, Room 276, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 202:747-54. 2010
    ..The present study demonstrates that as long as tactile space is coded in a systematic way, shape can be conveyed via a medium that is not spatial, suggesting a metamodal representation...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Neural substrates for dividing and focusing attention between simultaneous auditory and visual events
    Jennifer Adrienne Johnson
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
    Neuroimage 31:1673-81. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Neural substrates governing audiovocal integration for vocal pitch regulation in singing
    Jean Mary Zarate
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University St, Room 276, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:404-8. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Learning new sounds of speech: reallocation of neural substrates
    Narly Golestani
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Neuroimage 21:494-506. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Cerebral organization in a right-handed trilingual patient with right-hemisphere speech: a positron emission tomography study
    Denise Klein
    Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurocase 8:369-75. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Attention to simultaneous unrelated auditory and visual events: behavioral and neural correlates
    Jennifer A Johnson
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 15:1609-20. 2005
    ..This interaction between sensory cortices enhances processing of one modality at the expense of the other during selective attention, and subsequently affects memory encoding...
  60. ncbi request reprint Mental concerts: musical imagery and auditory cortex
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2B4
    Neuron 47:9-12. 2005
    ..We also consider the role of core versus belt areas in musical imagery, the relation between auditory and motor systems during imagery of music performance, and practical implications of this research...
  61. ncbi request reprint Word and nonword repetition in bilingual subjects: a PET study
    Denise Klein
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:153-61. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Anatomical correlates of learning novel speech sounds
    Narly Golestani
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuron 35:997-1010. 2002
    ..Greater asymmetry in the amount of white matter in faster learners may be related to greater myelination allowing more efficient neural processing, which is critical for the ability to process certain speech sounds...
  63. ncbi request reprint Conditional associative memory for musical stimuli in nonmusicians: implications for absolute pitch
    Patrick Bermudez
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4, Canada
    J Neurosci 25:7718-23. 2005
    ..We conclude that the posterior dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is selectively involved in the conditional association aspect of our task, as it is in the attribution of a verbal label to a note by absolute-pitch musicians...
  64. ncbi request reprint Human temporal-lobe response to vocal sounds
    Pascal Belin
    Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 13:17-26. 2002
    ..Importantly, only right anterior STS regions responded more strongly to nonspeech vocal sounds than to their scrambled version, suggesting that these regions could be specifically involved in paralinguistic aspects of voice perception...
  65. ncbi request reprint Bilingual brain organization: a functional magnetic resonance adaptation study
    Denise Klein
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Neuroimage 31:366-75. 2006
    ..The results support the idea that, at the lexical level, the neural substrates for L1 and L2 in bilinguals are shared, but with some populations of neurons within these shared regions showing language-specific responses...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cortical processing of complex auditory stimuli during alterations of consciousness with the general anesthetic propofol
    Gilles Plourde
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University
    Anesthesiology 104:448-57. 2006
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Tapping in synchrony to auditory rhythms: effect of temporal structure on behavior and neural activity
    Joyce L Chen
    Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University Street, Rm 276, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:400-3. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Differences in gray matter between musicians and nonmusicians
    Patrick Bermudez
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Room 276, Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:395-9. 2005
    ..Voxel-based morphometry is used to examine differences in cerebral morphology between musicians and nonmusicians. Principal results show differences in gray matter concentration in the right auditory cortex...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Congenital amusia: a disorder of fine-grained pitch discrimination
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Neuron 33:185-91. 2002
    ..The data suggest that music-processing difficulties may result from problems in fine-grained discrimination of pitch, much in the same way as many language-processing difficulties arise from deficiencies in auditory temporal resolution...
  71. ncbi request reprint The role of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in bimodal divided attention: two transcranial magnetic stimulation studies
    Jennifer Adrienne Johnson
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:907-20. 2007
    ..We discuss possible roles of the posterior DLPFC in bimodal divided attention and conclude that the area may be functioning to support the increased working memory load associated with divided, compared to selective attention...
  72. doi request reprint Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music
    Valorie N Salimpoor
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 14:257-62. 2011
    ..Our results help to explain why music is of such high value across all human societies...
  73. doi request reprint Functional MRI evidence of an abnormal neural network for pitch processing in congenital amusia
    Krista L Hyde
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Cereb Cortex 21:292-9. 2011
    ..These fMRI data are highly consistent with previous gray and white matter anomalies found in amusics in the auditory and inferior frontal cortices, as well as reduced white matter connections between these 2 regions...
  74. ncbi request reprint Changes in taste intensity perception following anterior temporal lobe removal in humans
    D M Small
    Neuropsychology Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4 Canada
    Chem Senses 26:425-32. 2001
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in the corpus callosum: methodological considerations in MRI morphometry
    P Bermudez
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada
    Neuroimage 13:1121-30. 2001
    ..The covariate method did not show any significant differences at the 0.05 level. Results suggest that different approaches to normalization and analysis are not necessarily equivalent and interchangeable...
  76. pmc Speech-like cerebral activity in profoundly deaf people processing signed languages: implications for the neural basis of human language
    L A Petitto
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B1 Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:13961-6. 2000
    ....
  77. 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
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Music lexical networks: the cortical organization of music recognition
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research BRAMS, Montreal, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:256-65. 2009
    ..Such a cortical organization of music recognition is analogous to the dorsal stream model of speech processing proposed by Hickok and Poeppel...
  79. ncbi request reprint Recognition of interleaved melodies. An fMRI study
    Caroline E Bey
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A2B4, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:152-4. 2003
    ..However, when listeners heard the melody before they had to extract it from the mixture, neural activation in the inferior frontal operculum was significantly enhanced bilaterally; no change in auditory cortical activity was detected...
  80. ncbi request reprint Influence of tonal context and timbral variation on perception of pitch
    Catherine M Warrier
    McGill University and Montreal Neurological Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Percept Psychophys 64:198-207. 2002
    ....
  81. 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint Functional neuroimaging of odor imagery
    J Djordjevic
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroimage 24:791-801. 2005
    ..Overall, the findings indicated that neural networks engaged during odor perception and imagery overlap partially...
  83. ncbi request reprint Functional neuronal processing of body odors differs from that of similar common odors
    Johan N Lundstrom
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, H3A1B1, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 18:1466-74. 2008
    ..The results provide evidence that social olfactory stimuli of high ecological relevance are processed by specialized neuronal networks similar to what has previously been demonstrated for auditory and visual stimuli...
  84. doi request reprint Positional and surface area asymmetry of the human cerebral cortex
    Oliver C Lyttelton
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Neuroimage 46:895-903. 2009
    ..By clearly separating out the effects of structural translocation and surface area change from those of thickness and curvature, this study resolves the confound of these variables inherent in VBM studies...
  85. doi request reprint Individual differences in the acquisition of second language phonology
    Narly Golestani
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Brain Lang 109:55-67. 2009
    ..Specifically, our results suggest that successful learning of the speech sounds involves the formation of a long-term memory category representation for the new speech sound...
  86. ncbi request reprint Music and the brain
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:4-14. 2003
    ..Findings from some studies indicate that music may engage systems concerned with biological reward, raising interesting but so far unanswered questions about the broader role of music in human experience...
  87. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and neural correlates of perceived and imagined musical timbre
    Andrea R Halpern
    Psychology Department, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:1281-92. 2004
    ..Despite the lack of an obvious subvocalization component to timbre imagery, some activity in SMA was observed, suggesting that SMA may have a more general role in imagery beyond any motor component...
  88. pmc Volume of left Heschl's Gyrus and linguistic pitch learning
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:828-36. 2008
    ..These results also suggest that primary auditory regions may be important for encoding basic acoustic cues during the course of spoken language learning...
  89. ncbi request reprint A positron emission tomography study during auditory localization by late-onset blind individuals
    Patrice Voss
    Research Center in Neuropsychology and Cognition, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroreport 17:383-8. 2006
    ..We conclude that late-onset blind individuals do manifest cerebral reorganization, although its functional relevance to the task is less clear...
  90. pmc A functional neuroimaging study of sound localization: visual cortex activity predicts performance in early-blind individuals
    Frederic Gougoux
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS Biol 3:e27. 2005
    ..Our findings shed light not only on intermodal compensatory mechanisms, but also on individual differences in these mechanisms and on inhibitory patterns that differ between sighted individuals and those deprived of vision early in life...
  91. doi request reprint Differential occipital responses in early- and late-blind individuals during a sound-source discrimination task
    Patrice Voss
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Case Postale 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Neuroimage 40:746-58. 2008
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience: finding the missing fundamental
    Robert J Zatorre
    Nature 436:1093-4. 2005
  93. ncbi request reprint Deficits of musical timbre perception after unilateral temporal-lobe lesion revealed with multidimensional scaling
    Severine Samson
    Department of Psychology, URECA, University of Lille 3, France
    Brain 125:511-23. 2002
    ..These data also demonstrate that multidimensional techniques are sensitive to more subtle perceptual disturbances that may not be revealed by discrimination paradigms...
  94. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to speaker's voice in right anterior temporal lobe
    Pascal Belin
    Groupe de recherche en neuropsychologie et cognition GRENEC, Department de Psychologie, Université de Montréal CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Neuroreport 14:2105-9. 2003
    ..This result suggest that the right anterior STS plays an important role in the representation of individual voices...
  95. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychology: pitch discrimination in the early blind
    Frederic Gougoux
    Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Nature 430:309. 2004
    ..The younger the onset of blindness, the better is the performance, which is in line with cerebral plasticity being optimal during the early years...