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Why your brain makes you reach for junk food

New study examines link between brain cortex and food buying habits

MONTREAL: Will that be a pizza for you or will you go for a salad? Choosing what you eat is not simply a matter of taste, conclude scientists in a new study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre. As you glance over a menu or peruse the shelves in a supermarket, your brain is making decisions based more on a food’s caloric content.

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Published: 20 Oct 2014

PATH’s First Annual Symposium

The McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH) presented their first annual symposium on Friday, October 3rd at the McGill Faculty Club....

Published: 17 Oct 2014

Professor Michael Meaney as the 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize Laureate


McGill University Professor Michael Meaney has been selected as the 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize Laureate in recognition of his groundbreaking achievements in the biology of child development. A jury of experts selected Prof....

Published: 14 Oct 2014

Annoucement from the Program Office

Annoucement from the Program Office

Dear Residents and Faculty,

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Published: 9 Oct 2014

Let’s talk about Sex! Conference - Sex Therapy & Neurology

Join us as we welcome Dr. Pierre-Paul Tellier and Dr. Laurie Betito to explore a topic rarely discussed by those with neurological diseases and disorders: Sex. Come get answers to your questions on communication, sexual positions, dysfunction and general sex education in an open, enlightening and uplifting environment. It’s a natural expression for every human being and it’s on everyone’s mind, so let’s talk about it. Let’s talk about sex.

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Published: 8 Oct 2014

The next generation of brain cancer research and treatment

October is Brain Tumour Awareness Month

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Published: 6 Oct 2014

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