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CIRMMT/BRAMS Workshop on How Musical Training Changes Cognitive Function

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This workshop is a joint workshop organized by Axis 5 (Music Perception and Cognition) and BRAMS. It will take place on January 22nd, 2010 at 9am. This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required.

  • Research Workshop
  • Registration
When Jan 22, 2010
from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where A832 and A833 New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West (enter via 555 Sherbrooke St. West)
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The workshop will follow the CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture to be given by Dr. Glenn Schellenberg on January 21, 2010. 

The workshop on January 22, 2010 will consist of a series of talks from senior researchers in the area, and student presentations of up-and-coming work. The workshop will end with a panel discussion of conceptual and methodological issues specific to this domain.


Preliminary Schedule

  • 9:00-12:00 Invited Speakers: 
  • Ellen Winner, Boston College- Effects of musical training on cognition and the brain
  • Erika Skoe, Northwestern University- Effects of musical training on brainstem auditory processing
  • 12:00-1:30- Lunch (catered)
  • 1:30-3:00- Student Presentations
  • 3:00-4:000- Panel Discussion- Issues and pitfalls of research



We are no longer accepting registrations. The workshop is full. Thank you for your interest.


A832, New Music Building

Schulich School of Music

McGill University

527, Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC




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