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  • Tim Bussey and Lisa Saksida have joined Western University after collaborating on game-changing research for the past 15 years at the University of Cambridge. Media Release
  • Jörn Diedrichsen, who has come to Western University from University College London, studies human movement to develop better treatments for strokes and spinal cord damage in humans. Media Release
  • According to a new study from Western University and the University of Cambridge, being able to visualize things in our mind’s eye is useful as it allows us to examine our memories, simulate possible future events and solve abstract problems. Media Release
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Consciousness and Cognition

Dr. Adrian Owen’s research combines neuroimaging (MRI and EEG), with neuropsychological studies owenin brain-injured patients and healthy participants. Owen’s lab also uses web-based tools for the assessment of cognitive function in both health and disease and most recently to better understand the role that sleep plays in cognitive function. Learn More

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  • The BMI has moved to the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building effective January 2, 2018. Over the next few weeks, some construction will continue, as well as unpacking and setup of the facilities.  The BMI reception is located on the 3rd floor at the elevators. 

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The Brain and Mind Institute now relocated to the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building

2 Faculty positions in Computational Neuroscience posted

3 BrainsCAN Human Cognition and Sensorimotor Core positions posted

Neuroimaging Analyst in BrainsCAN Computational Core

Postdoctoral Scholar - Sleep and Cognition Research

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