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Culture-Driven Neural Plasticity and Imprints of Body-Movement Pace on Musical Rhythm Processinguse asterix (*) to get italics
Ségolène M. R. Guérin, Emmanuel Coulon, Tomas Lenc, Rainer Polak, Peter E. Keller, Sylvie NozaradanPlease use the format "First name initials family name" as in "Marie S. Curie, Niels H. D. Bohr, Albert Einstein, John R. R. Tolkien, Donna T. Strickland"
<p>The proposed programmatic registered report aims at capturing direct neuroscientific evidence for the rhythmic, movement-related shaping of auditory information with a cross-cultural perspective. Specifically, West/Central African- and Western-enculturated individuals will be tested in two distinct studies, to demonstrate the culture-driven neural plasticity in human rhythm processing, and how it is shaped by the pace of rhythmic body movement. Electroencephalography (EEG) and hand clapping will be recorded in separate sessions in response to an auditory rhythm derived from West/Central African music repertoire. These recordings will be conducted both before and after a body movement session where participants will engage in stepping and clapping to the rhythm following a specific metre (three- vs. four-beat metre). We hypothesise that the behavioural and neural representation of metre in the pre-movement session will be distinct in the African vs. Western-enculturated participant groups. Moreover, the representation of metre conveyed by prior movement will be selectively sharpened in the neural and behavioural responses obtained during the post-movement session. This movement effect is expected to be more pronounced for the metrical interpretation that is predominant according to the participant’s musical culture. Collectively, these findings are expected to elucidate how prior experience, shaped by long-term cultural background and short-term motor practice, imprint onto rhythm processing in humans.</p>
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music cognition; cross-cultural; rhythmic entrainment; beat and metre perception; sensorimotor synchronisation; body movements; EEG; frequency tagging
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Caroline Palmer [] suggested: Prof Anna Zamm, Aarhus University, would be a good reviewer. , Caroline Palmer [] suggested: Caroline Palmer, Michael Hove [] suggested: Sorry, bad timing for me. , Michael Hove [] suggested: I'd suggest Michael Schutz at McMaster: No need for them to be recommenders of PCI Registered Reports. Please do not suggest reviewers for whom there might be a conflict of interest. Reviewers are not allowed to review preprints written by close colleagues (with whom they have published in the last four years, with whom they have received joint funding in the last four years, or with whom they are currently writing a manuscript, or submitting a grant proposal), or by family members, friends, or anyone for whom bias might affect the nature of the review - see the code of conduct
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