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    The brain is fluid in how it carries out everyday tasks and not hardwired

Featured Researcher

Attention and Speech Processing

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Research in the CoNCH Lab (Cognitive Neuroscience of Communication and Hearing) explores our ability to extract meaning from speech including what types of information we use to aid our understanding of speech and the effects of a listener’s cognitive state on their ability to understand speech. Learn More


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Faculty Positions

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


News Stories

New CIFAR program on Brain, Mind, and Consciousness
The Globe and Mail announce Adrian Owen and Mel Goodale to direct a new CIFAR program on Brain, Mind, and Consciousness. View Announcement


Western University scientists rethinking traffic flow in the brain
Dr. J. Bruce Morton and fellow scientist R. Matthew Hutchinson use video imaging to scan brains and are finding out things may not be 'hardwired' as once thought. Read more
London Free Press


Quirks & Quarks Question Period: Big Brains
Dr. Melvyn Goodale helps answer a question posed by Baily Kaupp, a 10-year-old from Blaketown, Newfoundland, about why people are smarter, on CBC’s Quirks & Quarks. Find out More


Postdoctoral Position in the new Motor Control Group at Western University
(PI: Jörn Diedrichsen) The Motor Control Group at Western University is recruiting 1-2 new full-time postdoctoral fellows. The laboratory investigates motor skill learning and motor coordination in the human brain. We use a combination of experimental and computational methods, ranging from functional magnetic resonance imaging (with focus on multivariate analysis techniques), behavioural experiments, neuro-stimulation, and computational modelling. Applicants with an interest in either basic neuroscience research of motor control, method development for functional imaging, and research in clinical applications of motor control are encouraged to apply. Full details here


Menon earns elite citation from imaging group
Today, Ravi Menon became one of only six Canadians ever selected as a senior fellow by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). He is being recognized for his significant contributions to advancements in fMRI and ultra-high field MRI at the ISMRM’s 23rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Toronto. Find out More


Grade 12 student who mentored at the BMI, wins Science Award
Dan Alferov is a Grade 12 student at Lucas secondary school and has mentored at the BMI since Grade 9. Recently, he won a gold medal and received the Senior Discovery Award at the Thames Valley District school board fair. Find out More

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