Researchers at the University of Queensland are seeking healthy participants for a study on music and speech processing. The aim of this research project is to improve our understanding of how music listening after a stroke may stimulate speech and language recovery.

Where: Herston Imaging Research Facility (HIRF), Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

What will it involve: (1) An MRI brain scan while completing music and word listening tasks, and (2) brief music, cognitive, and language assessments. The study will take about 2-3 hours to complete, and you will receive $30 for your time and effort.

We would love to hear from you if you are meet the following criteria:

  • 55-85 years old

  • English is your first language

  • No history of neurological disease,

    mental illness, or head trauma

  • No metal present in the body which

    would be unsafe in an MRI scanner

To express your interest in participating, or for more information, please contact Jennifer Lee or a member of the AMP research team Email: amp.project@uq.edu.au Phone: 3346 6110

This project has been reviewed by the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee, and was found to meet the National Health and Medical Research Council’s code of conduct for human research (HREC Approval number: HREC/2018/QRBW/43699).