This project is financed by the French National Research Agency. It started in December 2005, and will end on the 31st of May 2009. The majority of the activities linked to the project take place in the laboratories LMA (Laboratoire de Mécanique et d'Acoustique) and INCM (Institut de Neurosciences Cognitive de la Méditerrannée ) in Marseille, France. These laboratories belong to the CNRS, which also employ the majority of the researchers working on the project. Among the facilities available in these laboratories are

•  two anechoic rooms

•  audiometric cabines

•  piano disklavier

•  studio

•  artificial mouth

•  brain imaging facilities (EEG, MEG, fMRI)