Research Studies

Past Studies

More updates coming up

Current Studies

Music Therapy Research Study

Cross-frequency coupling explains preference for simple ratios in the relative phase of bimanual rhythmic tapping

Online Dance Study

Music Therapy Study

Note: Only McMaster undergraduates are allowed to participate in this study

Upcoming Studies

Tune in for upcoming studies

Other Studies

Virtual Concert Study

LIVELab alumnus, Dana Swarbrick is conducting her PhD at the University of Oslo. She is currently researching the effects of virtual concerts and is recruiting audience members, musicians, and concert organizations to be involved in her study. Find more information here: By filling a 10-15 min survey, you have the chance to win a $20 giftcard.

Online Survey Music and COVID-19


The BRAMS Laboratory invites you to answer a short survey aiming to explore the psychological impacts of the pandemic and the role of music on well-being during the COVID-19 crisis.

Since your time is precious, this survey’s duration is approximately 10-15 minutes.

To participate, you must be 14+ years old and understand English or French. You don’t have to be a musician or to have had COVID-19 to participate.

After completing the survey, you will have access to tips for coping with the crisis.  Additionally, you’ll have the chance to win a 25$ Amazon gift-card.

The aim is to recruit 5 000 participants from all around the world. Do not hesitate to share the survey to your family, friends and coworkers!

We thank you in advance for participating in this short survey. Your participation is extremely important for the success of this study.