Research Projects

Studies on the neurobiological and developmental foundations of:
  • Basic pitch and time perception
  • Hierarchical (global vs local) auditory processing
  • Speech (prosody) perception and production
  • Auditory-motor integration
  • Auditory learning / brain plasticity
  • Therapeutic effects of music-based interventions
Populations studied:
  • Typical developing adults and children
  • Individuals with autism
  • Individuals with specialized training (musicians, dancers)
Methods used:
  • Behavioral (and clinical) measures
  • Brain imaging methods (structural and functional MRI)