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Teens test their smarts in the Brain Bee

Fifty students from nine Montreal area high schools will assemble at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro at McGill University on March 15th to be quizzed about synapses, axons and other cerebral facts in the international contest known as the Brain Bee. The winner will go on to the Canadian National Brain Bee at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON. The national winner travels to Denmark for the International Brain Bee.

Published: 9Mar2016

Why successful people wear the same thing everyday

According to Daniel Levitin, a professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, anytime you make a decision the brain has to use energy. Attn

Published: 8Mar2016

McGill's Béliveau invests in players on and off court

McGill University women’s volleyball coach and former Olympian Rachèle Béliveau has made a large impact on her sport and in the lives of the players she has mentored. Montreal Gazette

Published: 8Mar2016

Canadian wrestler Dori Yeats qualifies for Rio Olympics

McGill Engineering student Dorothy Yeats booked her ticket to Rio with win at the Pan-American Olympic Qualifier in Frisco, Texas. CBC News

Published: 8Mar2016

Et la musique créa l’humanité

Aujourd’hui, Daniel Levitin est neuroscientifique à l’Université McGill de Montréal, où il a consacré une bonne partie de son activité de chercheur à s’interroger sur la manière dont «la musique a guidé le développement de la nature humaine» au cours des cinquante mille dernières années. Le Temps

Published: 7Mar2016

Victoria Kaspi, Herzberg Gold Medal winner

Interview with Victoria Kaspi on Quirks & Quarks. CBC Radio

Published: 7Mar2016

Mapping Star Wars Force Awakens characters

“I came away with the sense that it felt as though it was the same as A New Hope, but I didn’t feel disappointed. That paradox got me thinking." Derek Ruths, associate professor in the School of Computer Science and head of Network Dynamics Lab. Wired

Published: 7Mar2016

Support The Neuro in the 2016 Scotiabank Charity Challenge


On Sunday, April 24, 2016, The Neuro will be participating once again in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge! This annual fundraising event, held in conjunction with the Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal et 5k, allows participants to raise funds in support The Neuro. Over 6,000 runners and representatives from over 60 charities will be in attendance for the 2016 installment of one of the biggest races in Quebec.

Published: 4Mar2016

"Smart soles" help patients recover from a broken hip

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre

Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by the elderly population following a fall.

Published: 4Mar2016