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The MAPLE Lab is the world’s first music cognition lab with a percussion focus. Drawing upon the diverse skills of our team, we...

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The Music, Acoustics, Perception and LEarning Lab

Housed within the School of the Arts

Affiliated with the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM)

  • Welcome to the Music, Acoustics, Perception and LEarning Lab. We are a Music Cognition lab housed within the School of the Arts at McMaster University, and affiliated with the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind. Our lab is dedicated to examining the psychological basis of the musical experience, with research projects exploring the role of visual information in music, musical timbre, the communication of affect in language and music, and general questions surrounding music perception and cognition.

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