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About Falisha Karpati

Background

Falisha completed her Honours Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Toronto with a specialization in Neuroscience (major in Psychology and minor in Biology). In Toronto, she worked at the Rotman Research Institute on the effects of aging and short-term music training on auditory processing using magnetoencephalography (MEG). Falisha is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Integrated Program in Neuroscience at McGill University and the ABCD Lab, and is investigating the brain structural correlates of dance and music.

Publication Highlights

Karpati, F., Giacosa, C., Foster, NE., Penhune, V. & Hyde, KL. (2015). Dance and the brain: a review. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1337:140-146.

Karpati, F., Giacosa, C., Foster, NE., Penhune, V. & Hyde, KL. Sensorimotor integration is enhanced in dancers and musicians. Experimental Brain Research. (Accepted) 

Karpati, F., Giacosa, C., Foster, NE., Penhune, V. & Hyde, KL. Dance and music training share gray matter structural correlates. (In preparation)