Posts Tagged: cognitive neuroscience
AI tech exaggerates biases in facial age perception more than humans
January 5, 2023
Western-led study tested a large sample of AI technologies available today and found not only did they reproduce human biases in the recognition of facial age, but they exaggerated those biases.
Western researchers zero in on math anxiety
February 7, 2022
Teacher competence, parental support influence students’ stress level.
Study shows smiling makes you look older, unless you’re old already
November 26, 2021
Smiling makes you look older, according to research by neuroscientists at Western and Ben-Gurion University in Israel. But if you’re already over 60, smiling doesn’t appear to change the way your age is perceived.
Children’s screen time surged during pandemic
October 20, 2021
Children have been spending almost triple the recommended amount of screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Western-led study.
World’s largest sleep study shows too much shut-eye can be bad for your brain
October 9, 2018
Preliminary results from the world’s largest sleep study have shown that people who sleep on average between 7 to 8…
BrainsCAN study discovers sound sensitivity differences between age groups
August 21, 2018
Neuroscientists from Western University have discovered a difference in the way younger and older adults respond to sounds. In the…
New study shows traffic noise can affect brain and learning ability in birds
August 26, 2016
An international study led by researchers at Western University’s Advanced Facility for Avian Research (AFAR) has shown that birds living…
Internationally renowned neuroscientists join Western to further advance innovative technologies
March 17, 2016
An internationally renowned wife-and-husband team of cognitive neuroscientists have joined Western University after collaborating on game-changing research for the past…
Western welcomes new neuroscientist who unlocks minds with machines
March 10, 2016
If you watch science fiction movies from 1970s, you would think by the year 2016 there would be a robot…
Award-winning neuroscientist named first Western Research Chair
July 8, 2014
Ingrid Johnsrude, one of Canada’s most innovative neuroscientists is coming to Western University to further her research into understanding human behaviour through speech, language and hearing. She has been named a Western Research Chair, the first of its kind announced since the chairs were established last year in support of Western’s Clusters of Research Excellence program.