December 2016

Forbes: The must-read brain books of 2016

The best of the brain books in 2016 featured deception, empathy, placebos, gaming, algorithms, microbes and that little voice in your head. Whether touching on psychology, neuroscience or the mind more broadly construed, the eight books on this list are top reads in a genre always popping with new titles. (December 19, 2016) Read the […]

CBC: New emergency brain procedure saving stroke patients

Every eight minutes someone in Canada has a stroke. But the odds of survival are getting better because of a new emergency intervention being offered at 22 hospitals across Canada. (December 19, 2016) Read the full article here

Phys.org: Noise sensitivity traced to changes in brain functions

The degree to which one is disturbed by noises of everyday life may be related to how the brain processes variations in the sound stream, according to new findings published in Scientific Reports. Some people experience strong discomfort of sounds around them and complain that they suffer from noise. (December 19, 2016) Read the full […]

Yahoo: The deadly ‘study drug’ epidemic

With more than 2.5 million young adults admitting to misusing prescription stimulants, The Doctors examine the growing epidemic of “study drugs.” We look into a recent report from Elite Daily about the use and abuse of these so-called “study drugs” among millennials. (December 15, 2016) Read the full article here