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Perception and action, Cognition and behaviour

Echolocation acts as ‘sixth’ sense for blind people

December 22, 2014

A new study by neuroscientists at Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute has further demonstrated that human echolocation operates as ...

Clinical neuroscience, Imaging methods, Cognition and behaviour

study provides better understanding of person misidentification in dementia

November 27, 2014

A new study from Western University provides researchers and clinicians with insight into a particularly debilitating memory problem that is ...

Clinical neuroscience, Cognition and behaviour, Development and aging

Western neuroscientists decode vegetative state experiences with Hitchcock film

September 15, 2014

Researchers at Western University have extended their game-changing brain scanning techniques by showing that a short Alfred Hitchcock movie can ...

Imaging methods, Cognition and behaviour

Western neuroscientist explores nuances of touchy subject

September 03, 2014

When you reach into your pocket, you can easily tell a button from a coin. But how? Solving this seemingly simple problem is actually amazingly ...


Banting fellowship adds up for Lyons’ math anxiety research

August 26, 2014

Western Psychology postdoctoral scholar Ian Lyons recently received a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, allowing him to explore the neural ...


Award-winning neuroscientist named first Western Research Chair

July 08, 2014

One of Canada’s most innovative neuroscientists is coming to Western University to further her research into understanding human behaviour ...

PET scans peer into minimally conscious mind

June 19, 2014

New research by Physics and Astronomy professor Andrea Soddu touts the ability of PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scans to identify patients in ...

Perception and action, Imaging methods, Cognition and behaviour

Overt Responses during Covert Orienting

June 18, 2014

In a review published recently in Neuron, the Brain and Mind's Brian Corneil discusses the role of the superior colliculus (SC) during ...

Graduate students connect education and neuroscience

May 02, 2014

Western graduate students Stephanie Budgen and Anna Matejko’s work in the area of cognitive neuroscience is now part of a new web-based, ...


London Brain Bee 2014

April 22, 2014

Western Neuroscience graduate students, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry medical students and the Brain and Mind Institute recently ...

Lack of sleep may damage the brain: study

March 24, 2014

Most people realize a lack of sleep can impair their cognitive performance, but they also think they can simply catch up by getting extra sleep. ...

Development and aging

Neuroscience journal edited by kids, for kids

January 17, 2014

Frontiers for Young Minds is the first journal to bring kids into the middle of the scientific process by making them editors – and ...

Perception and action

New study shows alcohol impacts vision by 30 per cent

January 14, 2014

“We obviously know alcohol impairs our decision making and motor skills but until now, we did not know how alcohol affects our ...

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