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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


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

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

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

Alzheimer's Research at Western
Canada AM featured some of the cutting edge equipment found at Western University used to diagnose Alzheimer's. Watch the story - Here

Congratulations to Jeremy Viczko who was awarded the Ralph S Devereux Award in Psychology and to Valya Sergeeva who was awarded the Reva Gerstein Fellowship for Masters Study in Psychology. Great work sleep lab!

Echolocation acts as a 'sixth' sense for the blind
Human echolocation operates as a viable 'sense,' working in tandem with other senses to deliver information to people with visual impairment.
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Brain able to determine size even with no conscious experience with the object
Study shows that humans have an innate capacity for reaching out and grasping objects accurately even without knowledge of the size of the intended objects. Full Story
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