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Caption: Dr. Robert Zatorre of the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University discusses factors that influence plasticity of the brain, focusing on how these factors influence skill in processing speech and music. This podcast relates to a paper that appeared in the 1 Nov., 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Robert J. Zatorre at McGill University in Montreal, QC, Canada, was titled, "Predispositions and Plasticity in Music and Speech Learning: Neural Correlates and Implications."

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