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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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    Researchers at the BMI working to describe brain disorders in real time

Junior Faculty Postions

We invite applications from exceptional early or mid-career investigators to fill 3 tenure-track (probationary) positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor to support the Cluster of Research Excellence in Cognitive Neuroscience. Details - Here


Searching for Postdocs

Western Cognitive Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Brain and Mind Institute 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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Western International Graduate Student Awards

Western International Graduate Student Awards
The Brain and Mind Institute is seeking MSc or PhD applicants in psychology, neuroscience, medical biophysics, or another related discipline for 2015-2016. Students from outside Canada will be eligible to apply for one of four awards. Full Story


Featured Researcher

Understanding Cognitive Deficits in Parkinson's Disease and Striatum-mediated Cognition

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Dr. MacDonald’s research aims to understand the nature and causes of cognitive deficits such as learning, memory, and thinking problems that are increasingly recognized in PD patients.
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News Stories

Research at the BMI could help kids master numerical skills at earlier age
Daniel Ansari’s Lab is the only one in Canada exploring precisely how our brains tackle math. They are combining psychology with MRI scanners to see which parts of the brains do the heavy lifting. Read more


Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo appointed to Provincial Endowed Academic Chair in Autism
Julio and his lab will examine brain development in autistic children, to understand the cause of the disorder, and to develop more effective treatments and interventions. Find out More


In recognition for his outstanding work, Dr. Daniel Ansari is being awarded the NSERC Steacie Fellowship in an official ceremony this evening along with other Canadian scientists and engineers. Congratulations Dr. Ansari!
NSERC News Release
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Your bed is listening to you while you sleep
CBC Radio's Spark speaks with Stuart Fogel about the rise in popularity of devices that help us monitor and track our sleep. Listen Here


New 3D printer a matter of Brain and Mind
After diligent work, a new 3D printer forms the new centerpiece of the Physics and Astronomy machine shop. Read More


New Publication
A paper recently released from the Ansari Lab “Qualitatively different coding of symbolic and nonsymbolic numbers in the human brain“ is featured on the cover of the current issue of Human Brain Mapping.
Paper in PubMed
Current Issue of Human Brain Mapping


Announcement
Elizabeth Hayden was named APS Fellow by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Congratulations Dr. Hayden!
View APS page - Here

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