Institutions: Université de Montréal, Psychology
Research interests: fMRI; Brainstem responses; Spatial sound processing; Neuroplasticity; Realtime in-ear sound modification
Marc Schoenwiesner studies basic mechanisms of sound analysis in the human brain with functional magnetic resonance imaging, electroencephalography, and psychoacoustic tests. One focus of research in his lab is on the mapping of basic acoustic parameters, such as frequency, pitch, and sound direction in the human auditory cortex. Additional lines of work concentrate on high-resolution neuroimaging procedure development, experience-dependent cortical plasticity in the auditory cortex, interactions between sound and pain in the auditory brainstem, machine learning analysis of brain imaging data, and age-related changes in plasticity and spatial hearing. Finally, his lab also runs the 80-channel 3D sound stimulation dome at BRAMS.