MUSEC Laboratory

The Music, Emotions and Cognition Research Laboratory (MUSEC Laboratory) is a part of BRAMS (International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research), which is affiliated with the University of Montreal and McGill University. Led by Dr. Nathalie Gosselin, Neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology of the University of Montreal, MUSEC studies the effects of music on the brain and on well-being. Our research focus particularly on the impact that listening to music has on cognitive abilities, emotions and stress.


December 21, 2018

Our doctoral student Diana Tat was interviewed by Nedggy M from the web magazine Écran Géant about music and mental health. To read the article, please click here!

December 5, 2018

Our student Catherine Houde-Archambault received a Graduate Student Stipends (2018-2019), granted by the CRBLM for her master’s project Effect of background music on inhibition: impact of individual differences in trait anxiety. Congratulations Catherine!

November 14 2018

Our doctoral student Éva Nadon was awarded a doctoral grant by the Fondation TALAN, which has the mission to encourage clinical and applied research about neurodevelopmental attentional, language and learning disorders. To learn more about Éva’s research projet or the foundation, click here. Congratulations Éva!


October 4, 2018

Call for papers: Opportunity for university students of any academic year, clinicians and researchers in clinical and applied neuropsychology. For more details, click here.

October 2, 2018

Laboratory MUSEC’s Director Nathalie Gosselin and Radio Host Bernard Landreville had a discussion about music and productivity on 98,5 FM radio station. To listen to the short program (in French), click here.