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An epigenetic key to unlock behaviour change

When it comes to behaviour, researchers have moved beyond the “nature versus nurture” debate. It’s understood that genes and environment...

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Nature: How poverty affects the brain

“An unprecedented study in Bangladesh could reveal how malnutrition, poor sanitation and other challenges make their mark on child development.”...

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The Value in Assessing the Impact of Knowledge Mobilization Activities

On June 4th, 2015, CIFAR convened a roundtable with Dr. Charles Nelson and Toronto-area community and government leaders to discuss...

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Forgetting can make you smarter

For most people having a good memory means being able to remember more information clearly for long periods of time....

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Workshop Brief: Building Neighbourhoods That Thrive

IMPROVING NEIGHBOURHOOD SETTINGS TO PROMOTE CHILD AND FAMILY WELL-BEING On March 9, 2017, CIFAR, in partnership with the Toronto Child...

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Study finds potential ‘master key’ to brain plasticity

Why is it that even well into adulthood we prefer the music we listened to as young adults? And how...

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Building Neighbourhoods That Thrive: Panel Discussion

Mario Luis Small, Candice Odgers, and Daniele Zanotti answer questions after the Building Neighbourhoods That Thrive event.

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