Brain and Mind Institute
  • BMI reception area

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

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    Event: London High School Students come out and compete

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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

Featured Researchers

Hand Actions and the Brain


Dr. Culham’s lab uses cognitive neuroscience approaches to investigate how the human brain uses sensory information to perceive the world and guide hand actions such as reaching, grasping and tool use. Learn More

Memory and the Brain

KohlerThe research taking place in Dr. Stefan Kohler's Lab focuses on the organization of memory in the human brain. Learn More

Past Featured Researchers

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News Stories

The London Brain Bee 2014
The 6th annual London Brain Bee was recently hosted here at Western University for the best and brightest high school students from London and surrounding areas. Brittany Smale won the trivia contest and will go on to represent London in the National Brain Bee competition on May 31st in Hamilton. 

Two New Faculty Scholars at the BMI
Western has announced 13 new Faculty Scholars across all faculties in recognition of their significant achievements in teaching and/or research. The recipients will hold the title for two years. Two of the new Faculty Scholars are PIs at the BMI - Marc Joanisse and Stefan Köhler. Congratulations Marc and Stefan! One of last year's recipients, Elizabeth Hayden (who still holds the title), is also a PI at the BMI!

The Sixth Annual "Psychology: The Science of Being Human" Lecture Series
The Series begins on April 10 and is being held at London Central Library. This years title is 'Sex, Drugs and Rock N' Roll'. Talks are free and no registration is required.

The International Conference on Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation
The International Conference on Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation (UCNC) will be held here at Western this July and will provide an exciting opportunity to build some interdisciplinary bridges.
Note: There is a special 1-day conference fee for Western faculty and students.

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