Skip to McMaster Navigation Skip to Site Navigation Skip to main content
McMaster logo

McMaster Institute for Music & the Mind (MIMM)

Laurel Trainor Profile Image
Laurel Trainor

A Message from the Director

The McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM) fosters collaboration among dozens of scientists, researchers and musicians. Together, we explore fundamental questions about the neurological impact and benefits of music, dance and the arts.

News & Stories

Information Box Group

University of Toronto Scarborough News  ➚

‘An Itsy Bitsy Audience’: Babies find live music more engaging

In the Media, LIVELab Updates, MIMM Updates, Research

Upcoming Events

20th NeuroMusic Conference 2024

LIVELab, MIMM Events, NeuroMusic Conference, Upcoming Events

Information Box Group

NeuroMusic Conference See More

LIVELab hosts an annual NeuroMusic Conference and Keynote Concert.  Organized by the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind, the scientific conference welcomes prominent international music cognition researchers to present their latest studies to an audience of psychologists, neuroscientists, musicians, educators, graduate and undergraduate students, and interested community members.

MIMM Journal Club See More

The McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind hosts a monthly Seminar/Journal Club. The purpose of the club is for MIMM members and other interested people from different areas to meet to discuss recent papers of broad interest in the field of music cognition.

Information Box Group

Student Opportunities Learn More

Undergraduate and graduate opportunities available with LIVELab and MIMM researchers.

Meet our Collaborators Learn More

Researchers at LIVELab and MIMM are proud to collaborate with research colleagues and industry partners from across Canada and around the world to advance scientific knowledge and bring innovative solutions to market.

Participate in a Study Learn More

Be a participant in one of our LIVELab studies