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Stress heightens fear of threats from the past

Published: 8Aug2017

Recognizing threats is an essential function of the human mind — think “fight or flight” — one that is aided by past negative experiences. But when older memories are coupled with stress,...

Interview: Protests in Venezuela

Published: 7Aug2017

We learn more about the protests in Venezuela from Jose Mauricio Gaona. He is an O'Brien Fellow at McGill University. Watch video: CTV Channel News

Playing with your brain

Published: 8Aug2017

Human-computer interactions, such as playing video games, can have a negative impact on the brain, says a new Canadian study published in Molecular Psychiatry. For over 10 years, scientists have...

Speeding up SSRIs

Published: 3Aug2017

For people suffering from depression, a day without treatment can seem like a lifetime. A new study explains why the most commonly prescribed antidepressants can take as long as six weeks to have...

New research offers hope for faster acting antidepressants

Published: 3Aug2017

For people suffering from depression, a day without treatment can seem like a lifetime. A new study explains why the most commonly prescribed antidepressants can take as long as six weeks to have...

More Canadians than ever are living alone, and other takeaways

Published: 3Aug2017

Céline Le Bourdais, the Canada research chair in social statistics and family change at McGill University in Montreal, cautions that the statistics on one-person households can be misleading....

Expert: Air passenger bill of rights

Published: 2Aug2017

“A new air passenger bill of rights would punish airlines for keeping people on the tarmac longer than three hours, forcing them to compensate passengers. But it would not compel carriers to...

Expert on Census 2016: More Canadians living alone and without children (August 2)

Published: 2Aug2017

“Canadians are living increasingly alone and without children, according to the latest census figures released by Statistics Canada.” (CBC)

Opinion: Reforming child welfare first step toward reconciliation

Published: 2Aug2017

Cindy Blackstock is professor of social work, McGill University, and executive director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.

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