I Peretz

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. pmc Congenital amusia persists in the developing brain after daily music listening
    Geneviève Mignault Goulet
    The International Laboratory for Brain Music and Sound Research BRAMS, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e36860. 2012
  3. pmc Tone language fluency impairs pitch discrimination
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research BRAMS, Department of Psychology, University of Montréal Montréal, QC, Canada
    Front Physiol 2:145. 2011
  4. pmc Statistical learning of speech, not music, in congenital amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory of Brain, Music and Sound Research, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:361-7. 2012
  5. ncbi Varieties of musical disorders. The Montreal Battery of Evaluation of Amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:58-75. 2003
  6. pmc The genetics of congenital amusia (tone deafness): a family-aggregation study
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Hum Genet 81:582-8. 2007
  7. ncbi Modularity of music processing
    Isabelle Peretz
    University of Montreal, Box 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 6:688-91. 2003
  8. ncbi The nature of music from a biological perspective
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research BRAMS, University of Montreal, Que, Canada
    Cognition 100:1-32. 2006
  9. ncbi Abnormal electrical brain responses to pitch in congenital amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Neurol 58:478-82. 2005
  10. ncbi Brain specialization for music
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal Research Center, University Institute of Geriatrics of Montreal, Canada
    Neuroscientist 8:372-80. 2002

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  1. ncbi 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...
  2. pmc Congenital amusia persists in the developing brain after daily music listening
    Geneviève Mignault Goulet
    The International Laboratory for Brain Music and Sound Research BRAMS, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e36860. 2012
    ..These results show that congenital amusia can be detected in childhood despite regular musical exposure and normal intellectual functioning...
  3. pmc Tone language fluency impairs pitch discrimination
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research BRAMS, Department of Psychology, University of Montréal Montréal, QC, Canada
    Front Physiol 2:145. 2011
    ..Thus, the impairment appears highly specific and may reflect the influence of statistical regularities of tone languages...
  4. pmc Statistical learning of speech, not music, in congenital amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory of Brain, Music and Sound Research, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:361-7. 2012
    ..Thus, inappropriate musical exposure cannot fully account for the musical disorder. Implications of the results for the domain specificity of statistical learning are discussed...
  5. ncbi Varieties of musical disorders. The Montreal Battery of Evaluation of Amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:58-75. 2003
    ..To promote its wide usage, the MBEA is now available upon request. In addition, individual MBEA data of 160 normal participants of variable age and education have been made available to all via the internet...
  6. pmc The genetics of congenital amusia (tone deafness): a family-aggregation study
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Hum Genet 81:582-8. 2007
    ..The identification of multiplex families with a high relative risk of experiencing a musical pitch deficit ( lambda(s)=10.8; 95% confidence interval 8-13.5) enables the mapping of genetic loci for hereditary amusia...
  7. ncbi Modularity of music processing
    Isabelle Peretz
    University of Montreal, Box 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 6:688-91. 2003
    ..The model rests essentially on the analysis of music-related deficits in neurologically impaired individuals, but provides useful guidelines for exploring the music faculty in normal people, using methods such as neuroimaging...
  8. ncbi The nature of music from a biological perspective
    Isabelle Peretz
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research BRAMS, University of Montreal, Que, Canada
    Cognition 100:1-32. 2006
    ..This scheme should facilitate the study of the biological foundations of music by bringing together the fields of genetics, developmental and comparative research, neurosciences, and musicology...
  9. ncbi Abnormal electrical brain responses to pitch in congenital amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Neurol 58:478-82. 2005
    ..This abnormal brain response begins as early as 200 milliseconds after tone onset and may serve as a marker of an anomaly in music acquisition...
  10. ncbi Brain specialization for music
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal Research Center, University Institute of Geriatrics of Montreal, Canada
    Neuroscientist 8:372-80. 2002
    ..The encoding of pitch along musical scales is likely such an essential component. The implications of the existence of such special-purpose cortical processes are that the human brain might be hardwired for music...
  11. doi The amusic brain: in tune, out of key, and unaware
    Isabelle Peretz
    BRAMS Laboratory and Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Brain 132:1277-86. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that, in the amusic brain, the neural pitch representation cannot make contact with musical pitch knowledge along the auditory-frontal neural pathway...
  12. ncbi Cortical deafness to dissonance
    I Peretz
    Department of Psychology and Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 124:928-40. 2001
    ..Taken together, the findings suggest that dissonance may be computed bilaterally in the superior temporal gyri by specialized mechanisms prior to its emotional interpretation...
  13. ncbi Two-way interactions between music and language: evidence from priming recognition of tune and lyrics in familiar songs
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7, Canada
    Mem Cognit 32:142-52. 2004
    ..Rhythmic similarity between linguistic stress pattern and musical meter might account for these priming effects...
  14. ncbi Brain specialization for music. New evidence from congenital amusia
    I Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:153-65. 2001
    ..These neuropsychological observations are briefly reviewed here with special emphasis on a new condition, that of congenital amusia (also commonly referred to as tone deafness)...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. doi 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...
  17. ncbi Local and global processing of music in high-functioning persons with autism: beyond central coherence?
    L Mottron
    Hôpital Rivière des Prairies and Université de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:1057-65. 2000
    ..The present study suggests that enhanced processing of elementary physical properties of incoming stimuli, as found previously in the visual modality, may also exist in the auditory modality...
  18. ncbi Emotional responses to unpleasant music correlates with damage to the parahippocampal cortex
    Nathalie Gosselin
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 129:2585-92. 2006
    ..These findings are consistent with a two-dimensional model of defensive responses to aversive stimuli, in which the PHC and the amygdala subserve different roles...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. doi Spinal modulation of nociception by music
    M Roy
    BRAMS Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada
    Eur J Pain 16:870-7. 2012
    ..There were no significant differences between the pleasant-stimulating and pleasant-relaxing musical condition, indicating that the arousal of music had little influence on pain processing...
  21. doi Modulation of the startle reflex by pleasant and unpleasant music
    Mathieu Roy
    Department of Psychology, BRAMS, University of Montreal, Canada
    Int J Psychophysiol 71:37-42. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results provide strong evidence that emotions were felt in response to music, supporting the emotivist stance...
  22. ncbi Education, age, and the Brown-Peterson technique
    L Bherer
    Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal and Groupe de Recherche en Neuropsychologie Experimentale, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 19:237-51. 2001
    ..These results indicate that education, to a greater extent than age, should be considered a determining factor of performance when interpolated tasks of high demand are used with the Brown-Peterson procedure...
  23. ncbi Perceiving the tonal ending of tune excerpts: the roles of pre-existing representation and musical expertise
    S Hebert
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Centre Ville, Quebec
    Can J Exp Psychol 49:193-209. 1995
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  24. ncbi Exposure effects on music preference and recognition
    I Peretz
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Mem Cognit 26:884-902. 1998
    ..Part of the results are, however, at variance with the literature on implicit and explicit memory in the auditory domain. Attribution of these differences to the use of musical material is discussed...
  25. ncbi Time course of melody recognition: a gating paradigm study
    Simone Dalla Bella
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Percept Psychophys 65:1019-28. 2003
    ..e., motives) in order to access the correct representation in memory. These results are interpreted in light of the cohort model (Marslen-Wilson, 1987), as applied to the music domain...
  26. doi 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...
  27. doi Load-dependent brain activity related to acoustic short-term memory for pitch: magnetoencephalography and fMRI
    Stephan Grimault
    International Laboratory for Brain Music and Sound Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:273-7. 2009
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  28. ncbi Revisiting the dissociation between singing and speaking in expressive aphasia
    Sylvie Hébert
    Ecole d Orthophonie et d Audiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal C P 6128, succ Centre Ville Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Brain 126:1838-50. 2003
    ..Rather, they are consistent with the idea that verbal production, be it sung or spoken, result from the operation of same mechanisms...
  29. ncbi Congenital amusia: a group study of adults afflicted with a music-specific disorder
    Julie Ayotte
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal and Research Center of the University Institute of Geriatrics of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Brain 125:238-51. 2002
    ..Thus, the present study convincingly demonstrates the existence of congenital amusia as a new class of learning disabilities that affect musical abilities...
  30. doi Automatic brain responses to pitch changes in congenital amusia
    Patricia Moreau
    BRAMS, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:191-4. 2009
    ..Thus, the pitch deficit in congenital amusia may be related to a problem of perceptual awareness...
  31. doi Musical structural determinants of emotional judgments in dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Lise Gagnon
    Research Center on Aging, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Neuropsychology 23:90-7. 2009
    ..These results constitute a preliminary empirical demonstration that, in early DAT, musical emotional judgments appear to be based on normal structural analysis of musical input...
  32. doi The sound of mute vowels in auditory word-stem completion
    Renée Béland
    Ecole d Orthophonie et d Audiologie, Groupe de recherche en neuropsychologie expérimentale et cognition, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3J7
    J Psycholinguist Res 38:415-34. 2009
    ..Some effects previously attributed to orthography may instead be attributable to underlying phonological representations...
  33. ncbi "Out-of-pitch" but still "in-time". An auditory psychophysical study in congenital amusic adults
    Kristal L Hyde
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:173-6. 2003
    ..Here we provide psychophysical evidence for the existence of a generalized defect that is both fine grained and specific to pitch because time is unaffected...
  34. ncbi Episodic encoding in normal aging: attentional resources hypothesis extended to musical material
    Sophie Blanchet
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 13:490-502. 2006
    ..Given this extension to musical material, we discuss the notion that the age-related attentional resource decline appears to be domain-general rather than specific to verbal material...
  35. ncbi Impaired recognition of scary music following unilateral temporal lobe excision
    Nathalie Gosselin
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 128:628-40. 2005
    ..Recognition of happy and sad music was normal. These findings suggest that the anteromedial temporal lobe (including the amygdala) plays a role in the recognition of danger in a musical context...
  36. doi Auditory recognition expertise and domain specificity
    Jean Pierre Chartrand
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound BRAMS, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Brain Res 1220:191-8. 2008
    ..Future studies of auditory experts cannot only serve to answer questions related to the neural correlates of voice perception, but also broaden the understanding of the auditory system...
  37. ncbi Congenital amusia interferes with the ability to synchronize with music
    Simone Dalla Bella
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:166-9. 2003
    ..By contrast, synchronization with the noise bursts was normal, suggesting that amusic persons' timing difficulty is limited to music...
  38. ncbi Musical difficulties are rare: a study of "tone deafness" among university students
    Lola L Cuddy
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:311-24. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi Music and emotion: perceptual determinants, immediacy, and isolation after brain damage
    I Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cognition 68:111-41. 1998
    ..R. performed close to normal. The results are discussed in relation to the possibility that emotional and non-emotional judgments are the products of distinct pathways...
  40. ncbi A developmental study of the affective value of tempo and mode in music
    S Dalla Bella
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Cognition 80:B1-10. 2001
    ..The youngest children (3--4-year-olds) failed to distinguish the happy from the sad tone of the music above chance. The results indicate that tempo is mastered earlier than mode to infer the emotional tone conveyed by music...
  41. ncbi Amygdala damage impairs emotion recognition from music
    Nathalie Gosselin
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 45:236-44. 2007
    ..The use of tempo and mode cues in distinguishing happy from sad music was also spared in S.M. Thus, the amygdala appears to be necessary for emotional processing of music rather than the perceptual processing itself...
  42. doi Integrated preattentive processing of vowel and pitch: a mismatch negativity study
    Pascale Lidji
    BRAMS Laboratory, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:481-4. 2009
    ..The MMNs to vowel and pitch deviants did not show significant additivity. This suggests that vowel and pitch are processed by shared neural substrates at the preattentive level...
  43. doi Impaired memory for pitch in congenital amusia
    Nathalie Gosselin
    International Laboratory for Brain Music and Sound Research, Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:270-2. 2009
    ..A pitch perception deficit could not account for the pitch memory deficit of amusics...
  44. ncbi Brains that are out of tune but in time
    Krista L Hyde
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychol Sci 15:356-60. 2004
    ..Rather, the data point to the presence of a congenital neural anomaly that selectively impairs pitch processing...
  45. doi Emotional recognition from face, voice, and music in dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Joanie Drapeau
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:342-5. 2009
    ..DAT participants were only impaired in the emotional recognition from the face. These preliminary results suggest that dynamic auditory emotions are preserved in DAT...
  46. ncbi Making non-fluent aphasics speak: sing along!
    Amélie Racette
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 129:2571-84. 2006
    ..Thus, choral singing appears to be an effective means of speech therapy...
  47. ncbi 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...
  48. pmc Cerebral and spinal modulation of pain by emotions
    Mathieu Roy
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 317
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:20900-5. 2009
    ..This multiplicity of mechanisms underlying the emotional modulation of pain is reflective of the strong interrelations between pain and emotions, and emphasizes the powerful effects that emotions can have on pain...
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. ncbi Emotional valence contributes to music-induced analgesia
    Mathieu Roy
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3J7
    Pain 134:140-7. 2008
    ..Those results support the hypothesis that positive emotional valence contributes to music-induced analgesia. These findings call for the integration of music to current methods of pain control...
  51. ncbi [Cerebral mechanisms involved in the interaction between pain and emotion]
    M Duquette
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 163:169-79. 2007
    ..Over the last fifteen years, functional cerebral imaging research has demonstrated the involvement of many cerebral structures in the experience of pain...
  52. ncbi Learning lyrics: to sing or not to sing?
    Amélie Racette
    Department de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mem Cognit 35:242-53. 2007
    ..Interestingly, musical training had little impact on performance, suggesting that vocal learning is a basic and widespread skill...
  53. ncbi Musical scale properties are automatically processed in the human auditory cortex
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1117:162-74. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that the relational properties of the musical scale are quickly and automatically extracted by the auditory cortex even before the intervention of focused attention...
  54. ncbi Characterization of deficits in pitch perception underlying 'tone deafness'
    Jessica M Foxton
    Auditory Group, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Brain 127:801-10. 2004
    ..In contrast, no abnormalities were identified in the perceptual organization of pitch. The pitch deficits identified are able to account for the music perception difficulties in this disorder, and implicate deficient cortical processing...
  55. ncbi Singing proficiency in the general population
    Simone Dalla Bella
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, University of Finance and Management in Warsaw, ul Pawia 55, 01 030 Warsaw, Poland
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:1182-9. 2007
    ..However, two of the occasional singers maintained a high rate of pitch errors at the slower tempo. This poor performance was not due to impaired pitch perception, thus suggesting the existence of a purely vocal form of tone deafness...
  56. ncbi Effects of prior exposure on music liking and recognition in patients with temporal lobe lesions
    Severine Samson
    Department of Psychology, Université de Lille 3, BP 60 149, 59653 Villeneuve d Ascq cedex, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:419-28. 2005
    ..This remarkable sparing of memory observed through melody repetition suggests that extensive exposure may assist both implicit and explicit memory in the presence of global amnesia...
  57. ncbi Quantifying tone deafness in the general population
    John A Sloboda
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:255-61. 2005
    ..Such discrimination is essential to achieve a better understanding of the variety of causes of low musical achievement...
  58. ncbi Cortical correlates of acquired deafness to dissonance
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:158-60. 2003
    ..We additionally found that the electrical brain responses did not differentiate musical intervals in terms of their dissonance/consonance, consistent with the idea that this phenomenon depends on the integrity of cortical functions...
  59. ncbi A case study of pure word deafness: modularity in auditory processing?
    Minola Pinard
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Sir Mortimer Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Neurocase 8:40-55. 2002
    ..The diagnosis of pure word deafness should not be based on a limited set of auditory stimuli; additionally, a careful assessment using modern audiological techniques should be performed to evaluate peripheral auditory functions...
  60. doi Role of tempo entrainment in psychophysiological differentiation of happy and sad music?
    Stephanie Khalfa
    INSERM U751, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Int J Psychophysiol 68:17-26. 2008
    ..The tempo entrainment exists in the tempo alone condition but our results suggest this effect may disappear when embedded in music or with rhythm...
  61. doi Music listening enhances cognitive recovery and mood after middle cerebral artery stroke
    Teppo Särkämö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain 131:866-76. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate for the first time that music listening during the early post-stroke stage can enhance cognitive recovery and prevent negative mood. The neural mechanisms potentially underlying these effects are discussed...
  62. ncbi Enhanced pitch sensitivity in individuals with autism: a signal detection analysis
    Anna Bonnel
    University of Montréal Rivière des Prairies Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:226-35. 2003
    ..Thus, and as predicted by the enhanced perceptual functioning model for peaks of ability in autism (Mottron & Burack, 2001), autistic individuals outperform typically developing population in a variety of low-level perceptual tasks...
  63. doi Evidence of lateralized anteromedial temporal structures involvement in musical emotion processing
    Stephanie Khalfa
    INSERM U751, Marseille F 13000, France
    Neuropsychologia 46:2485-93. 2008
    ..The main result was that for the first time, the mesio-temporal structures were demonstrated to be asymmetrically involved in positive musical emotion recognition...
  64. ncbi Effects of relaxing music on salivary cortisol level after psychological stress
    Stephanie Khalfa
    INSERM EMI U 9926, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine Timone, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:374-6. 2003
    ..The data show that in the presence of music, the salivary cortisol level ceased to increase after the stressor, whereas in silence it continued to increase for 30 minutes...
  65. doi Harmonic priming in an amusic patient: the power of implicit tasks
    Barbara Tillmann
    CNRS UMR 5020 Université Lyon 1, Lyon, France
    Cogn Neuropsychol 24:603-22. 2007
    ..The findings indicate that implicit knowledge of musical structures might remain intact and accessible, even when explicit judgements and overt recognition have been lost...
  66. ncbi Songs as an aid for language acquisition
    Daniele Schon
    INCM CNRS and Université de la Méditerranée, 31 Ch Joseph Aiguier, 13420, Marseille, France
    Cognition 106:975-83. 2008
    ..Most importantly, the present results show that learning a new language, especially in the first learning phase wherein one needs to segment new words, may largely benefit of the motivational and structuring properties of music in song...
  67. ncbi Differentiation of classical music requires little learning but rhythm
    Simone Dalla Bella
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, University of Finance and Management in Warsaw, ul Pawia 55, 01 030 Warsaw, Poland
    Cognition 96:B65-78. 2005
    ..g. Baroque followed by Romantic), than the reverse (e.g. Romantic followed by Baroque). This historical distance effect appears related to rhythm (or temporal variability)...
  68. doi Music, language and cognition: unresolved issues
    E Glenn Schellenberg
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:45-6. 2008
  69. ncbi Implicit and explicit emotional memory for melodies in Alzheimer's disease and depression
    Nolwenn Quoniam
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Clinique et de Psychopathologie, Institut de Psychologie, Universite Paris 5, Paris, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:381-4. 2003
    ..Results showed that unlike Alzheimer's patients, depressed patients were unable to develop a positive affective bias of judgment for previously heard melodies...