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Jacob Levy on ‘The Sovereign Myth’

Published: 26Jul2017

What explains the populist moment in politics? A common explanation is that “people are frustrated that they’ve lost democratic control of their lives and their economies.” This would seem to...

McGill students, including West Islander, win architecture competition

Published: 25Jul2017

A team of architecture students from McGill University, including a West Islander, have won a Canada-wide competition to design and build a pavilion for a new community garden to be constructed at...

What a New York Times columnist learned from interviewing CEOs

Published: 25Jul2017

This interview has been condensed and edited from The CEO Series on CJAD, hosted by McGill University Associate Professor Karl Moore and produced by Sara Avramovic. The full interview will be heard...

Fear, fearlessness and animal extinction

Published: 24Jul2017

Too much fear can be dangerous for species’ survival. In fact, fear alone, even in the absence of a live predator, can lead to species’ extinction if the population size is small enough suggests a...

Canada letter: Summer advice from librarians, American friends

Published: 24Jul2017

For summer, in what is perhaps not a widely shared taste, I prefer thick biographies. This weekend I’ll be cracking open the 863 pages of “Marconi: The Man Who Networked The World,” a detailed look...

Brains are more plastic than we thought

Published: 19Jul2017

Practice might not always make perfect, but it’s essential for learning a sport or a musical instrument. It's also the basis of brain training, an approach that holds potential as a non-invasive...

“Rebalancing society” module launched

Published: 19Jul2017

On the occasion of the High Level Political Forum held on 18 and 19 July at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, PRME in collaboration with McGill University and KEDGE Business School are...

Brains are more plastic than we thought

Published: 19Jul2017

Researchers train brains to use different regions for same task...

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