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 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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On Rehabilitation, April 23 2010

Treating Aphasia: Reflections on the Medical and Social Models of Rehabilitation Heather Farrell, Speech-Language Pathology Aphasia is a condition characterized by a loss or decline in the ability to understand language or use it expressively, while other cognitive abilities remain intact. Speech-language pathologists–whose primary professional role is to assess and treat communication disorders–approach aphasia intervention […]

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