Falk S, Lanzilotti C, Schön D.Tuning Neural Phase Entrainment to Speech. J Cogn Neurosci. 2017 Aug;29(8):1378-1389.

Intartaglia B, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N, Schön D (2017). Music training enhances the automatic neural processing of foreign speech sounds. Sci Rep.3;7(1):12631.

  Hidalgo C, Falk S, Schön D. (2017) Speak on time! Effects of a musical rhythmic training on children with hearing loss. Hear Res. 351:11-18.

  Intartaglia B, White-Schwoch T, Meunier C, Roman S, Kraus N, Schön D. (2016) Native language shapes automatic neural processing of speech. Neuropsychologia. 89:57-65.

  Roman S, Rochette F, Triglia JM, Schön D, Bigand E. (2016) Auditory training improves auditory performance in cochlear implanted children. Hear Res. 337:89-95.

  Michelas A, Frauenfelder UH, Schön D, Dufour S. (2016) How deaf are French speakers to stress? J Acoust Soc Am. 139(3):1333-42.

  Flaugnacco E, Lopez L, Terribili C, Montico M, Zoia S, Schön D (2015). Music Training Increases Phonological Awareness and Reading Skills in Developmental Dyslexia:A Randomized Control Trial. PLoS One, 10(9):e0138715.

  Schön D, Tillmann B (2015) Short- and long-term rhythmic interventions: perspectives forlanguage rehabilitation, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1337:32-9.

 Lévêque Y, Schön D (2015) Modulation of the motor cortex during singing-voice perception. Neuropsychologia, 70:58-63.

 Comte M, Cancel A, Coull JT, Schön D, [ ],Fakra E. (2015) Effect of trait anxiety on prefrontal control mechanisms during emotional conflict. Hum Brain Mapping. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22765

 Cason N, Astesano C, Schön D (2015) Bridgingmusic and speech rhythm: rhythmic priming and audio-motor training affect speechperception, Acta Psychologica, 155:43-50.

 François C, Jaillet, F., Takerkart, S., & Schön, D. (2014). Faster Sound Stream Segmentation in Musicians than inNonmusicians. PloS one, 9(7), e101340.

 Comte M, Schön D, Coull JT, Reynaud E, Khalfa S, Belzeaux R, ... & Fakra E. (2014). Dissociating Bottom-Up and Top-Down Mechanisms in the Cortico-Limbic System during Emotion Processing. Cerebral Cortex, bhu185.

 Trost W, Frühholz S, Schön D, Labbé C, Pichon S, Grandjean D, & Vuilleumier P (2014). Getting the beat: Entrainment of brain activity by musical rhythm and pleasantness. NeuroImage, 103:55-64.

 Selchenkova T, François C, Schön D, Corneyllie A, Perrin F, & Tillmann B (2014). Metrical Presentation Boosts Implicit Learning of Artificial Grammar. PloS one, 9(11), e112233.

 Flaugnacco E, Lopez L, Terribili C, Zoia S, Buda S, Tilli S, ... & Schön D (2014). Rhythm perceptionand production predict reading abilities in developmental dyslexia. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 392.

 Cason N, Hidalgo C, Roman S, Isoard F, Schön D (2014) Rhythmic priming enhances speech production abilities:evidence from prelingually deaf children, Neuropsychology, 29(1):102-7.

 Bolger D, Coull JT, Schön D (2014) Metrical rhythm implicitly orients attention in time as indexed byimproved target detection and left inferior parietal activation. J Cogn Neurosci., 26(3):593-605.

 François C, Schön D (2014) Neural sensitivity to statistical regularities as a fundamental biological process that underlies auditory learning: the role of musical practice. Hear Res. 308:122-8.

 Lévêque, Y., & Schön, D. (2013). Listeningto the Human Voice Alters Sensorimotor Brain Rhythms. PloS one, 8(11), e80659.

 Lévêque Y, Muggleton N, Stewart L, Schön D (2013) Involvement of the larynx motor area in singing-voice perception: a TMS study. Front Psychol., 4:418.

 Tillmann B, Dowling, J, Lalitte P, Schulze K, Poulin-Charronnat B, Schön D, Bigand E (2013). Influence of Expressive versus mechanical music performance on short-term memory for musical excerpts, Music Perception, 30, 419-425.

 François C, Chobert J, Besson M, Schön D. (2013). Music Training for the Development of Speech Segmentation. Cerebral Cortex, 9, 2038-43.

Bolger D, Trost W, Schön (2013) Rhythm implicitly affects temporal orienting of attention across modalities, Acta Psychologica, 142, 238-44

Larrouy-Maestri P, Lévêque Y, Schön D, Giovanni A, Morsomme D. (2013). The Evaluation of Singing Voice Accuracy: A Comparison Between Subjective and Objective Methods. Journal of Voice, 2, 259.

Cason N, Schön D. (2012). Rhythmic priming enhances the phonological processing of speech. Neuropsychologia,  50, 2652-8.

Lévêque Y, Giovanni A, Schön D. (2012). Effects of humanness and gender in voice processing. Logoped Phoniatr Vocol. [Epub ahead of print]

Peretz I, Saffran J, Schön D, Gosselin N. (2012). Statistical learning of speech, not music, in congenital amusia. Ann N Y Acad Sci., 1252, 361-7.

François C, Tillmann B, Schön D. (2012). Cognitive and methodological considerations on the effects of musical expertise on speech segmentation. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1252:108-15.

Chizuru Deguchi C, Boureux M, Sarlo M, Besson M, Grassi M, Schön D, Colombo L. ( 2012) Sentence pitch change detection in the native and unfamiliar language in musicians and non-musicians: Behavioral, and electrophysiological      and psychoacoustic study. Brain Research, 1455:75-89.

Montant M, Schön D, Anton JA, Ziegler J (2012). Orthographic contamination of Broca’s area. Frontiers in Language Sciences, 2, 378, 1-10.


Lévêque Y, Giovanni A, Schön D. (2011). Pitch-Matching in Poor Singers: Human Model Advantage.

J Voice. 26(3), 293-8.

Schön D, François C. (2011) Musical expertise and statistical learning of musical and linguistic structures. Front Psychol., 152-167.

Chobert J, Marie C, François C, Schön D, Besson M. (2011) Enhanced passive and active processing of syllables in musician children. J Cogn Neurosci., 23, 3874-87.

François C, Schön D (2011) Musical expertise boosts implicit learning of both musical and linguistic structures, Cerebral Cortex. 21, 2357-65.

François C, Schön D (2010) Learning of musical and linguistic structures: comparing event-related potentials and behavior. Neuroreport, 21, 928-32.

Daltrozzo J, Tillmann B, Platel H, Schön D (2010) Music perception: From emergence of familiarity to conceptual processing. J Cognitive Neuroscience, 8, 1754-69.

Schön D, Gordon R, Campagne A, Magne C, Astesano C, Anton JL, Besson M (2010) Similar cerebral networks in language, music and song perception. Neuroimage, 51, 450-461.

Gordon R, Schön D, Magne C, Astesano C, Besson M (2010) Words and melody are interwined in perception of sung words: EEG and behavioral evidence. PLOS One, 5, e9889.

Schön D, Ystad S, Kronland-Martinet R & Besson M (2010). The evocative power of sounds:

EEG study of conceptual priming between words and nonverbal sounds. J Cognitive Neuroscience, 4, 1026-35.

Schön D (2010) Review of Music, Language, and the Brain By Aniruddh Patel. Music Perception

Daltrozzo J, Schön D (2009) Conceptual processing in music as revealed by N400 effects on words and musical targets. J Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, 1882-92.

Daltrozzo J, Schön D (2009) Is conceptual processing in music automatic? An electrophysiological approach, Brain Research, 1270, 88-94.

Akiva-Kabiri L, Basso D, Granot R, Ranzini M, Schön D, Vecchi T (2009). L’effetto lunghezza nella memoria musicale. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 36, 971-977.

Akiva-Kabiri L, Vecchi T, Granot R, Basso D, Schön D, (2009). Memory for tonal pitches: a music-length effect hypothesis. Ann NY Acad of Science, 1169:266-9.

Lêveque Y, Amy de la Bretèque B, Giovanni A, Schön D (2009) Defects in accuracy of the singing voice: tonal competences and deficits. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol, 130: 23-27.

Frey A, Marie C, Prod’Homme L, Timsit-Berthier M, Schön D& Besson M (2009) Temporal Semiotic Units as minimal meaningful units in music? An electrophysiological approach. Music Perception, 26, 247-256.


Schön, D., Boyer, M., Moreno, S., Besson, .M, Peretz, I. and Kolinsky, R. (2008) Songs as an aid for language acquisition, Cognition, 106, 975-983.

Besson, M., Schön, D., Moreno, S., Santos, A. and Magne, C. (2007) Influence of musical expertise and musical training on pitch processing in music and language, Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 25, 1–12..

Bénar C, Schön D, Grimault S et al. (2006). Single-trial analysis of auditory event-related potentials in simultaneous EEG-fMRI. Human Brain Mapping, 602-613.

Magne C, Schön D, Besson M (2006) Musician children detect pitch violations in both music and language better than non-musician children: Behavioral and electrophysiological approaches. J Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 199-211.

Khalfa S, Schon D, Anton JL, Liegeois-Chauvel C. (2005) Brain regions involved in the recognition of happiness and sadness in music. Neuroreport, 16, 1981-4.

Schön D, Regnault P., Ystad S., Besson M. (2005) Sensory consonance: an ERP study. Music Perception, 23,105-117.

Deruelle C, Schon D, Rondan C & Mancini J. (2005). Global and local music perception in children with Williams syndrome. Neuroreport, 16, 631-4.

Schön D., Besson M. (2005). Visually induced auditory expectancy in music reading: a behavioural and electrophysiological study. J Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 693-704.

Schön D, Leigh Gordon R, Besson M (2005) Musical and linguistic processing in song perception, N.Y. Acad. Science, 1060, 71-81.

Schön D., Lorber B., Spacal M., Semenza C. (2004) A selective deficit in the production of exact musical intervals following right hemisphere damage. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 21, 773-785.

Schön D., Magne C., & Besson M. (2004) The music of speech. A RTs and ERPs study of pitch contour in prosody and music. Psychophysiology, 41, 341-9.

Ghio A, Teston B, Frenck-Mestre C, Astésano C, Schön D, Nazarian B, Roth M, Anton JL (2004) Perception de la parole et IRM : réalisation, évaluation et validation d’un système permettant une stimulation sonore de qualité en cours de séquence IRM. Actes JEP,

Schön D., Lorber B., Spacal M., Semenza C. (2003) Singing: a selective deficit in the retrieval of musical intervals. Ann N Y Acad Sci., 999, 189-92.

Schön, D., Anton, J.L., Roth M., and Besson, M. (2002). An fMRI study of music sight-reading. Neuroreport, 13, 17, 2285-9.

Schön, D. & Besson, M. (2002). Processing pitch and duration in music reading: A RT – ERP study. Neuropsychologia, 40 (7), 868-878.

Besson M., Magne C., & Schön D (2002). Emotional differences in sensitivity to speech melody. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 6, 10, 405-407.

Schön D, Magne C, Schrooten M & Besson M (2002) The Music of Speech: Electrophysiological Approach. Speech Prosody,

Schön D., Semenza C. & Denes G. (2001) Oral reading of music: A selective deficit in one musical clef. Cortex, 37, 407-421.

Schön D, Semenza C, Denes G (1999) Naming of musical notes: A selective deficit. Brain and Language, 69, 3, 1, 452-455.


Non peer-reviewed


Friot E, Herzog P, Nazarian B, Roth M, Anton JL, Schön D (2010) Contrôle actif multi-références du bruit d'IRM. Actes du 10ème Congrés Français d'Acoustique.

Schön D (2010) La musique renforce la plasticité cérébrale. Cerveau et Psycho, 4, 42-47.




Chapters & Books


Besson, M & Schön D (2011) What remains of modularity? In: Language and Music as Cognitive Systems.  P. Rebuschat, M. Rohrmeier, J. Hawkins, & I. Cross (Eds.).  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mariaud AS, Schön D, Cermolacce M, Vion-Dury J (2011) Comment les modifications de l’écoute musicale nous renseignent-elles sur les altérations des processus de pensée dans les sequelles des traumatismes cräniens légers. Dans Le traumatisme crânien léger Curallucci H Tcherniak V et Vion-Dury J Eds, Editions Solal.

Daltrozzo J, Vion-Dury J, Schön D (2010) Music and Concepts in Horizons in Neuroscience research vol. 4, Costes A Ed., Nova Science Press.

Mireille Besson, Daniele Schön, Mitsuko Aramaki, Céline Marie & Aline Frey (2010) La sémiotique des sons : Approches acoustique et électrophysiologique. Dans Dans l’atelier de l’art : Expériences cognitives, Ed. Mario Borillo, Editions Champ Vallon.

Schön D, Kabiri L, Vecchi T (2006) Psicologia della musica, Carocci, Rome.

Leigh Gordon R, Racette A, Schön D (2006) Sensory-motor networks in singing and speaking: a comparative approach, in Music, motor control and the brain, E Altenmüller, M Wiesendanger and J Kesselring Eds, Oxford University Press.

Besson, M. Magne, C., Regnault, P. & Schön, D. (2006) La musique sous l’électrode. In B. Lechevalier, F. Eustache, F. Viader, H Platel (Eds), Le cerveau musicien, Collection "Questions de personne", de Boeck Ed. Bruxelles

Besson, M. & Schön, D. (2003) Comparison between language and music. In The biological foundations of music, R. Zatorre & I. Peretz, Eds., Science and Medical Publications, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp 267-293.

Schön, D. & Besson, M. (2002) Musica Maestro! In Psychology at the turn of the millennium: Cognitive, biological and health perspectives, Lars Bäckman & Claes von Hofsten, Eds (Vol I), pp 119-152.

Besson, M. & Schön, D. (2001) Comparison between language and music. In The biological foundations of music, R. Zatorre & I. Peretz, Eds., The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY, pp. 232-259.