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The Hughlings Jackson Lecture - A Causal Analysis of the Attentional Network

28Apr201616:00
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McIntyre Medical Building R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

The Hughlings Jackson Lecture is the Neuro’s premier scientific lecture and will take place this year on April 28, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

Dorothy J Killam Lecture

7Jun201616:00
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McIntyre Medical Building R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

Professor Churchland will deliver the Dorothy J. Killam lecture entitled " The impact of social neuroscience on moral philosophy " on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 4:00 pm. The lecture will take place in the R.

First language wires brain for later language-learning

Research also demonstrates brain's plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments

Published: 1Dec2015

New hope for treatment of multiple sclerosis

A new study led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the MUHC, gets closer to identifying the mechanisms responsible for multiple sclerosis and makes headway in the search for better treatments.

Published: 23Oct2015

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the frontal cortex addiction takes hold and how.  Addiction could be a result of abnormal communication between two areas of the frontal lobes linked to decision-making.  The discovery will undoubtedly stimulate clinical work on new therapies for millions of people who suffer from addiction.

Published: 29Jan2013