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    Welcome: Our main reception is located in the Natural Sciences Centre, Rm. 120

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    Welcome Dr. Ingrid Johnsrude, Western Research Chair

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    Research: The root of the problem:This is your brain on math

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    Research: Western researchers explore links between learning disorders

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Western Cognitive Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada has funding available for 5 new postdoctoral fellows. Deadline for this round of applications is February 1st, 2015.
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Featured Researchers

Brain Plasticity Following Hearing Loss and Restoration

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Dr. Steve Lomber's lab studies how the brain changes when hearing loss occurs in childhood or adulthood. Specifically, he studies auditory cortex in hearing individuals and the changes that occur following deafness. Learn More

Sensory Motor Neuroplasticity and Motor Learning

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Dr. Gribble’s research focuses on how the brain controls voluntary movement, and the relationship between neuroplasticity in sensory and motor brain areas and motor skill learning. Learn More

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News Stories

Graduate Student Kathryn Manning, a member of Ravi Menon's Lab and the BMI, has received an NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship for her doctoral work studying MRI biomarkers of Concussion. Congratulations Kathryn!

Banting fellowship adds up for Lyons’ math anxiety research
Ian Lyons, a member of the BMI and Daniel Ansari’s Numerical Cognition Lab, receives a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship to assist his research of math anxiety. (Full Story)

Lindsay Oliver, a PhD student working at the Brain and Mind Institute with Drs. Derek Mitchell and Elizabeth Finger, has just been awarded the Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex Doctoral Scholarship for her research involving patients with frontotemporal dementia. This award will help support her work using fMRI and other cognitive neuroscience techniques to elucidate and objectively measure the beneficial effects of the neuropeptide oxytocin on social cognition in these patients. Congratulations Lindsay!

Award-winning neuroscientist named first Western Research Chair
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Ingrid Johnsrude, one of Canada’s most innovative neuroscientists, to Western and the BMI where she will further her research into understanding human behaviour through speech, language and hearing.
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