Exercise to change the brain

Research

Dr. Marc Roig, an assistant professor in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, is using high-intensity cardiovascular exercise with Parkinson’s patients to provoke changes in the brain that make it easier to train itself to relearn motor tasks.

Brain stimulation can change how much we enjoy and value music

Research

Researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital have proven it is possible to increase or decrease our enjoyment of music, and our craving for more of it, by enhancement or disruption of certain brain circuits.