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Understanding consciousness in the blink of an eye

The average human blinks every 5 seconds, closing the eyelid and blocking vision completely. Over a lifetime, these blinks amount...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness | News

Wrapping up an excellent year and looking forward

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s a natural time to look back and to look forward. What has CIFAR...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness | News

Researchers detect response to humour in patients in a vegetative state

Researchers have shown for the first time that a patient in a vegetative state can exhibit an external emotional response...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

Howling dogs give insights into language

Dogs howling to the theme song from “Law and Order” could give us insight into how humans became a musical...

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Beyond ‘levels’ of consciousness

To understand consciousness, researchers need to go beyond the idea that it can be measured on a single scale. Instead,...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness | News

Azrieli Foundation makes a visionary gift of $10 million to CIFAR

CIFAR announced a historic $10 million gift from The Azrieli Foundation at a special event Thursday night, June 9, 2016,...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness | News

Where does the brain do math?

Is higher mathematical reasoning related to the human capacity for language? Or does it depend on parts of the brain...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness | News

The brain on music holds promise for communications technology

Imagine sitting at the computer and singing David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” in your head, then waiting as your computer reads...

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