culture

How cultural differences shape responses to COVID-19

Published: 20Oct2021

A study exploring cross-cultural differences in knowledge and attitudes towards COVID-19 reveals that people in Europe had the least knowledge of COVID-19 and lowest tendency to care about the...

Expert: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp back online after global outage

Published: 6Oct2021

Facebook and Facebook-owned apps Instagram and WhatsApp were up and running again late Monday after being hit by an outage that affected users around the world. The social media giant said the...

Expert: Why You Should Pay Attention to K-pop Group BTS Performing at The American Music Awards

Published: 17Nov2017

The K-pop boy group BTS (aka Bangtan Sonyeondan (Korean) or “Beyond the Scene” (English)) will be performing live at the American Music Awards (AMAs) this Sunday in Los Angeles. This will mark the...

Human sounds convey emotions better than words do

Published: 18Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Brain uses “older” systems/structures to preferentially process emotion expressed through vocalizations

First language wires brain for later language-learning

Published: 1Dec2015

Research also demonstrates brain's plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments

Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Published: 16Sep2015

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

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