Opportunity in Neuroethics - PDF
Opportunity with Dr. Jessica Grahn - PDF
Opportunity with Drs. Penny MacDonald and Adrian Owen - PDF
Western researchers explore links between learning disorders in children
New interdisciplinary research from Western University has uncovered fundamental links among three major learning difficulties in some school-age children. Although many children have specific problems with dyslexia, specific language impairment and dyscalculia, this study is the first to show a significant portion of these children have overlapping deficits. Read More - Here.
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Abnormal brain activity points to damage in former players
Researchers at Imperial College (London, U.K.) and Western's Brain and Mind Institute, have teamed up to study brain injuries in former National Football League (NFL) players. Read More - Here
Understanding relationship between iron and MS
New research led by Dr. Ravi Menon at Western University is providing greater understanding of the critical role that iron deposits in the brain play in multiple sclerosis. You can read more at CTV News or Science Daily.
Let the Rhythm Take Control
Dr. Grahn is interviewed for an article on the power of musical rhythm in "The New Brain", a Special Edition of Maclean’s Magazine. In an article entitled, "Let the Rhythm Take Control", Dr. Grahn comments on the possible origins of the special musical abilities in humans, and how music and language may have evolved together. She also discusses the role of music in infancy. The New Brain is available online (Link) or at newsstands now.