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Summaries tagged with 'memory': about 7 results

Multisensory stimuli and virtual navigation tasks during intracranial clinical recordings
Project Summary - A picture of a first-grade classroom or the smell of fresh-baked cookies can evoke specific and detailed memories. These detailed memories often contain a comprehensive...

Developing and validating tools to assess higher level cognition in children and adolescents
Project Summary - One of the best predictors of life quality, including vocational success, levels of happiness and even life expectancy, is overall cognitive functioning...

Integrating behavioural, imaging and transcriptional profiling to discover the impact of midlife stress in Alzheimer's disease
Project Summary - In Canada, one in 13 people between 65 and 74 are affected by Alzheimer's disease. By the time we reach the age of 85, that has risen to one in four. The impacts of Alzheimer's....

Developing optogenetics/electrophysiology applications for studying cognitive impairment during stress
Project Summary - The prefrontal cortex (PFC) is a very important brain region. It plays a vital role in working memory - cognitive tasks such as temporarily remembering a 7-digit number...

Role of microglia signaling in brain circuit development and cognition
Project Summary - Microglia are the resident immune cells of the central nervous system. They help the brain respond to injury and infections and remove damaged cells. During brain development...

Genetic manipulation of lactate metabolism to regulate memory and Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis
Project Summary - Neurons have very high-energy needs as they transmit signals in the brain. It has long been accepted that glucose fuels the brain via a process called...

The role of astrocytes in memory: focus on pattern separation
Project Summary - Neurons are generally assumed to be the cells responsible for memory and cognition in our brain. We know they operate in networks, they exhibit electrical...

News articles tagged with 'memory': about 13 results

BrainsCAN - BrainsCAN survey uncovers new insights into the quality of life of dementia care partners

BrainsCAN - Amnesia and memory processing: Q&A with Dr. Stefan Köhler

BrainsCAN - Results Announcement: BrainsCAN Accelerator Internal Granting Program

BrainsCAN - Supporting care partners and those with dementia in the workplace

BrainsCAN - Awards announced for sixth round of BrainsCAN Accelerator Internal Granting Program

BrainsCAN - BrainsCAN partnership aims to showcase impact of dementia support

BrainsCAN - Thinking beyond the neuron: BrainsCAN research examines how extracellular components can control memory formation

BrainsCAN - The science behind déjà vu and other surprising brain discoveries

Western Q&A with Dr. Jane Rylett: Researching Alzheimer’s Disease

Western News - Neuroscience grants promote teamwork

Western - Study: Brain game doesn’t offer brain gain

CTV - A recent BrainsCAN study at Western could change medical treatments for those living with Alzheimer’s

BrainsCAN - Shining a Spotlight on Alzheimer’s research for World Alzheimer’s Day