The coolest thing about how music triggers memories

Published: 6Mar2017

Now the links between emotion, memory, and music are being plumbed by scientists, specifically Signy Sheldon and Julia Donahue of McGill University in Montreal. Their new paper in Memory and...

Recognizing rare diseases

Published: 28Feb2017

Research and clinical care complement each other at The Neuro...

Fundraising event for the Recovery Transition Program in the Mental Health Mission


The second event in the series of fundraising events for the Recovery Transition Program in the Mental Health Mission will be held on June 21 2017 at 5:30PM, and will showcase the talents of our...

The Eye of the Beholder

Published: 22Feb2017

How Rorschach’s inkblots turned personality testing into an art. Op-ed by Merve Emre, assistant professor of English at McGill University.  Read more: New Republic

No publication without confirmation

Published: 22Feb2017

Concern over the reliability of published biomedical results grows unabated. Frustration with this 'reproducibility crisis' is felt by everyone pursuing new disease treatments: from clinicians and...

Opinion: Canada shouldn't throw NAFTA partner Mexico under the Trump bus

Published: 21Feb2017

One of the kernels of international trade theory, which I drill into McGill undergraduates every year, is that countries don’t “compete” against one another; firms do. And those firms compete...

The Case of the ‘Missing Link’ Neutron Star

Published: 20Feb2017

“This is the final missing link in the chain that connects pulsars and magnetars,” said Victoria Kaspi, astrophysicist at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It seems like there’s a smooth...

Robots rule at Swiss factories as strong Franc and wages bite

Published: 17Feb2017

“We are going to see a large number of jobs disappearing or changing significantly,” she said. “Obviously, that’s lower skill jobs initially, but with the increased sensory capacity of many of the...