On Measures – February 1 2013

We’re thrilled to announce the Inaugural Queen’s WIDEN (Workshops for Inter-Discipline Exchange and Novelty): On Measures February 1 2013, 2-4pm room 021 in the basement of the New Medical Building (15 Arch Street) All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Moderator: Daniel Paluzzi, Medicine Presentations: How Does Alzheimer’s Disease Affect the Ability to Respond to Music? Ashley […]

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On Construction: September 21, 2011

The Misunderstanding of Memes: Constructing the Idea of an Idea Virus Jeremy Burman, Psychology The notion that ideas are spread by social infection as “memes” (the cultural equivalents of genes) emerged through interactions between scholars, journalists, and the letter-writing public. This talk will present a summary of an article in press at “Perspectives on Science.” […]

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On Remembrance, November 11, 2010

Remembrance November 11 2010 CLIFF VAN DER LINDEN: renegotiation the terms of belonging in europe (political science) LIOR SHEFFER: a model of social blame (political psychology) WILLIAM TO: post-operative and post-anaesthetic memory loss (physiology) As a special treat, the panel discussion was led by Massey Journalism Fellow Jeff Warren, author of Head Trip: Adventures on […]

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On Pain, October 6 2010

Wednesday, October 6, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. RSVP on Facebook Presentations: The Neurobiology of Pain Massih Moayedi (Neuroscience) Pain is a complex, multidimensional experience.  It has been defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as an unpleasant sensory […]

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On Expertise, February 26 2010

The Last Man to Know Everything Jacqueline Whyte Appleby, Faculty of Information Alexander Pope advises us: “a little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.” Just how deeply do we need to drink to be an expert? And how have our expectations of these depths changed through the ages? […]

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On Movement, March 10 2010

Curated by Sarah Johnson Multisensory Self-Motion Perception in Real and Simulated Spaces Jenny Campos, PhD, Research Scientist, iDAPT, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Adjunct Member, Centre for Vision Research, York University When we move through our environment, both dynamic visual information and body-based cues (i.e. muscles, joints and the acceleration detectors in the inner ear) jointly specify […]

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