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Provisional Program

12.00-13.00
Registration

13.00 – 15.00
WORKSHOP
Musical interventions in treatment and health: research and practice

15.00-15.20
Coffee break

15.20-17.00
SYMPOSIUM by the Local Organizing Committee
Boston Music

17.00-18.00
KEYNOTE LECTURE
ADDING MUSIC TO THE BRAIN: STUDIES OF AUDITORY CORTEX IN PRIMATES
Josef P. Rauschecker
Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA

19.00-21.00
WELCOME RECEPTION
@ Simmons College

8.30-9.00
Networking breakfast

9.00-9.15
Official Welcome, from the representatives of the City/University

9.15-9.20
Musical interlude #1

9.20-10.55
SYMPOSIUM 1
TRACKING THE INFLUENCE OF MUSIC TRAINING ON SPEECH PROCESSING, LANGUAGE LEARNING, AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS
Chairs: Jennifer Bugos & Stefan Elmer

Neural similarities in voice and music processing
Pascal Belin
Institut de Neurosciences de La Timone
CNRS & Aix-Marseille Université, France

Music training, speech processing, and word learning: from local changes toward a network perspective.
Stefan Elmer
Auditory Research Group Zurich (ARGZ), Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Music and language: two sides of one coin
Lutz Jäncke
Auditory Research Group Zurich (ARGZ), Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Community of Voices on health and well-being
Julene Johnson
School of Nursing, Institute for Health and Aging University of California, San Francisco

The effects of drumming on working memory in older adults
Franziska Degé
Developmental Psychology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

Group piano training on executive functions and psychosocial outcomes in older adults
Jennifer Bugos
School of Music, Center for Music Education Research, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

10.55-11.25
Coffee break

11.25-11.30
Musical interlude #2

11.30-12.45
SYMPOSIUM 2
AUDITORY SHORT-TERM MEMORY IN HEALTHY AND PATHOLOGICAL BRAINS
Chairs: Barbara Tillmann & Anne Caclin

Short-­term memory for tones and time intervals
Timothy D Griffiths
Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Investigating Auditory Short-­Term Memory with the SAN
Christine Lefebvre1,2,3,4 and Pierre Jolicoeur1,2,3,4
1 Centre de recherche Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM)
2 International Laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound research (BRAMS)
3 Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition (CERNEC)
4 Université de Montréal

Musical and verbal short-­term memory: insights from musical and neurological disorders
Anne Caclin & Barbara Tillmann
Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France

Behavioral training and information-­based non-­invasive stimulation as rehabilitation tools for impaired auditory working memory
Philippe Albouy
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada

 

12.45-14.30
Poster session I & Lunch

14.30-14.35
Musical interlude #3

14.35-15.50
SYMPOSIUM 3
PREDICTIVE PROCESSING IN MUSIC AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE FOR HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Chair: Robert Zatorre

Musical predictions and their impairment in children with atypical development
Stefan Koelsch, University of Bergen, Norway

The Healthy Groove: When predictive coding, rhythmic complexity and pleasure come together
Peter Vuust, Center for Music in the Brain (MIB), Dept. of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/Aalborg, Denmark

Statistical Learning and Probabilistic Prediction in Musical Enculturation and Perception
Marcus Pearce, Queen Mary University of London

Predictive coding – a mechanism for temporal binding in multisensory perception
Uta Noppeney, Department of Psychology and Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics Centre, University of Birmingham, UK

15.50-16.10
Coffee break

16.10-16.15
Musical interlude #4

16.15-17.15
SYMPOSIUM 4
BORN TO BE MUSICAL: WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM STUDYING MUSICAL PRODIGIES
Chair: Isabelle Peretz
University of Montreal, Canada

What underlies exceptional skill in music
David, Z. Hambrick
Michigan State University, USA

The brains of musical prodigies: predictions
Ellen Winner
Boston College, USA

Genetic influences on musical expertise
Miriam A. Mosing
Karolinska Institute, Sweden

8.30-9.00
Networking breakfast

9.00-9.05
Musical interlude #5

9.05-10.50
SYMPOSIUM 5
RHYTHM AND OPTIMAL DEVELOPMENT: TRANSLATION OF BASIC RESEARCH TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF EVIDENCE-BASED INTERVENTIONS
Chairs: Laurel Trainor and Devin McAuley

Developmental trajectories for musical rhythm perception
Erin Hannon
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

Rhythm, synchronization and early social development
Laura Cirelli
University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada

Rhythm in social communication: Evidence from typically-developing infants and toddlers and implications for children with autism
Miriam D. Lense
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Auditory rhythmic deficits in Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
Laurel J. Trainor
McMaster University

The contribution of rhythm to grammar skills in children: Lessons from typical development and language impairment
Reyna L. Gordon
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Rhythm perception as a core deficit in developmental stuttering: Toward the development of novel rhythm-based interventions
J. Devin McAuley
Michigan State University

10.50-11.10
Coffee break

11.10-12.25
SYMPOSIUM 6
VERY EARLY MUSICAL INTERVENTIONS TO SUPPORT INFANT DEVELOPMENT - EVIDENCE FROM BRAIN AND LANGUAGE SKILLS
Chair: Mari Tervaniemi

Very early musical interventions have their basis in fetal and infant musical processing skills
Mari Tervaniemi
Cicero Learning
Cognitive Brain Research Unit
University of Helsinki

First Sounds Rhythm Breath Lullaby - An International NICU Music Therapy Training Model
Joanne Loewy
The Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, USA

Music listening intervention to infants born to dyslexic parents
Paula Virtala
Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, Finland

Multisensory musical intervention in prematurely born infants during kangaroo care
Eino Partanen
Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University, Denmark

12.25-12.45
BEST POSTER ABSTRACT TALKS

12.45-14.30
Poster session II & Lunch

14.30-14.35
Musical interlude #6

14.35-15.50
SYMPOSIUM 7
ON THE BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF MUSICALITY
Chair: Henkjan Honing

Introduction to musicality as a research topic
Henkjan Honing
University of Amsterdam

Monkeys tapping to an isochronous metronome: Behavioral properties and population neural dynamics.
Hugo Merchant
Instituto de Neurobiología, México

The evolution of rhythm between biology and culture.
Andrea Ravignani
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Genomics approaches to study music perception and practice.
Irma Järvelä
Department of Medical and Clinical Genetics
University of Helsinki, Finland

15.50-15.55
Musical interlude #7

15.55-17.10
SYMPOSIUM 8
TOWARDS EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE OF MUSIC INTERVENTIONS IN STROKE REHABILITATION: FEASIBILITY, EFFICACY, AND NEURAL MECHANISMS
Chairs: Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells and Teppo Särkämö

Vocal vs. instrumental music listening in the neurorehabilitation of acute stroke
Teppo Särkämö
Cognitive Brain Research Unit (CBRU)
Department of Psychology and Logopedics
University of Helsinki, Finland

The MELLO trial: Mindful music listening, cognition and mood after ischemic stroke
Satu Baylan
Institute of Mental Health and Wellbeing
University of Glasgow, UK

Characterizing neural plasticity in sensorimotor functions after music-making for upper-extremity rehabilitation in chronic stroke
Takako Fujioka
Department of Music and Stanford Neurosciences Institute
Stanford University, USA

Music-Supported Therapy in the neurorehabilitation of motor deficits after acute stroke
Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells
Cognition and Brain Plasticity Unit (CBPU)
ICREA & Department of Cognition, Development and Education Psychology & IDIBELL (Campus de Bellvitge)
University of Barcelona, Spain

17.10-17.30
Coffee break

17.30-18.00
BEST POSTER ABSTRACT TALKS

8.30-9.00
Networking breakfast

9.00-9.05
Musical interlude #8

9.05-10.50
SYMPOSIUM 9
PERSPECTIVES ON THE EXTRA-MUSICAL BENEFITS OF MUSIC TRAINING ACROSS THE LIFESPAN: CONVERGENT EVIDENCE AND LINGERING QUESTIONS
Chairs: Frank Russo and Assal Habibi

Neural correlates of cognitive and emotional development in children engaged in music training
Assal Habibi, Beatriz Illari, Antonio Damasio, Hanna Damasio
University of Southern California

SIMPHONY: Studying the impact music practice has on neurodevelopment in youth
John A. Iversen
University of California, San Diego

Musical training and adolescent brain development
Vesa Putkinen
University of Jyväskylä

Music training and bilingualism: Connections and disconnections
Travis White-Schwoch and Nina Kraus
Northwestern University

Promoting healthy aging: The role of music training and bilingualism
Claude Alain
Baycrest Hospital

Benefits of music training in older adults with age-related hearing loss
Frank A. Russo and Ella Dubinsky
Ryerson University

10.50-11.10
Coffee break

11.10-11.15
Musical interlude #9

11.15-12.30
SYMPOSIUM 10
INTERPERSONAL, INTER-BRAIN COORDINATION AMONG MUSICIANS 
Chair: Caroline Palmer

Oscillatory Correlates of Interpersonal Action Coordination During Music Performance
Ulman Lindenberger1,2 and Viktor Müller1
1 Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
2 Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research, Berlin, Germany

Correlational and causal relations between inter-brain and interpersonal synchronization in musical joint action
Giacomo Novembre1,2 Daniela Sammler3, Günther Knoblich4, Peter E. Keller2
1 University College London, UK
2 The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Australia
3 Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
4 Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Neural correlates of interpersonal synchrony during duet piano performance
Anna Zamm1, Caroline Palmer1, Anna-Katharina R. Bauer2, Martin G. Bleichner2, Alexander P. Demos1,3, Stefan Debener2
1 Department of Psychology, McGill University. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 Institute for Psychology, Carl von Ossietsky University, Oldenburg, Germany
3 Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA

Empathy of the Musical Brain in Musicians Playing in Ensemble
Claudio Babiloni1,2, Claudio Del Percio3, Ivo Bruni4, and Daniela Perani5
1 Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
2 IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Rome, Italy
3 IRCCS SDN, Naples, Italy
4 EB-Neuro S.p.A, Florence, Italy
5 Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Division of Neuroscience, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

12.30-14.15
Poster session III & Lunch

14.15-14.20
Musical interlude #10

14.20-15.35
SYMPOSIUM 11
BUILDING THE AUDIO-MOTOR BRAIN: FROM MOVEMENTS TO MULTISENSORY INTEGRATION
Chair: Floris van Vugt

Learning novel sensorimotor maps
Floris T. van Vugt
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Metaplasticity of sensory-motor integration in musicians
Shinichi Furuya
SONY Computer Science Laboratory (CSL), Tokyo, Japan
Musical Skill and Injury Center (MuSIC), Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

Enhancement of the emotional response to music during spontaneous dance
Nicolò F. Bernardi
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS), Montreal, Canada
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Sonic seasoning: A neuroscience-inspired approach
Charles Spence
Crossmodal Research Laboratory, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

15.35-15.40
Musical interlude #11

15.40-16.15
BEST POSTER ABSTRACT TALKS

16.15-17.00
General discussion and conclusions

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