The brain then sends signals to eyes and muscles to help us move around and orient ourselves without falling over. But a new study by Dr. Kathleen Cullen, who did her research at McGill University in Montreal, has found that these two channels transmit that information in very different ways. One is very slow and smooth, while the other is fast and precise.
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“A lot of what the general public, decision- and policy-makers know about mentally ill persons in conflict with the law is through popular media portrayals. Whether it be the news, TV shows, or movies which are often sensationalistic. We know from research that individuals with mental illness are generally more likely to be victims of violence rather than perpetrators of violence.” Dr. Anne Crocker, associate professor at the Department of Psychiatry and researcher with the Douglas Mental Health University Institute.
Dr. Robert Savage, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding children's literacy.
Guest host David Common spoke with Karl Moore. He is an associate professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and worked in the airline industry for twenty years.
Published on July 31, 2013 | Radio-Canada TV (Téléjournal 18 h)
Les universités québécoises se sont mises à l'heure du développement durable.
Les campus de la province, qui ont souvent l'importance de petites villes, sont soucieux de réduire leur empreinte écologique. À l'Université de Montréal et à l'Université McGill, ça passe notamment par l'agriculture urbaine et la production de miel en plein centre- ville.