Research Centers and Programs


Brain & Creativity Institute (at USC; Los Angeles): 

Institute of Research in the Arts (at UCLA; Los Angeles):

MIND Research Institute (Irvine):

SIMPHONY study (at UCSD’s Center for Human Development; San Diego):

United States

American Educational Research Association (Washington, DC):

Center for Arts Education Research (at Teacher’s College, Columbia University; New York, NY):

Center for Music Research (at Florida State University; Tallahassee, FL):

Dana Foundation (New York, NY):

Future of Children (at Princeton University; Princeton, NJ):

Music and Neuroimaging Laboratory at Beth Israel Deaconess and Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA):

MTD Research (Colorado Springs, CO):

National Center for Education Statistics (National Assessment of Educational Progress; Washington, DC):

Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development (at the University of Connecticut; Storrs, CT):

Neuro Education Initiative (at Johns Hopkins University; Baltimore, MD):

Project Zero (at Harvard University; Cambridge, MA):


Center for Research into Creation in the Performing Arts (ResCen, at Middlesex University; London, UK):

European Network of Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children (EuNet MERYC):

European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ECSOM):

Imaginative Education Research Group (Burnaby, BC, Canada):

Nordic Network for Music Educational Research:

Society for Music Perception and Cognition: