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Brock science historian on international research team studying John Tyndall

Brock science historian on international research team studying John Tyndall

If John Tyndall were alive today, he’d “break the Internet.”

Brock psychology professor seeks participants for two sleep studies

Brock psychology professor seeks participants for two sleep studies

We’ve all done it: pressed the “send” button too quickly on that nasty e-mail, tweeted something we thought was hilarious but actually offensive, or snapped at our kids for some innocent remark they’ve made.

Brock researcher examines children’s memory, seeks participants

Brock researcher examines children’s memory, seeks participants

Many parents of children three to five years old can often relate to the frustration of their kids forgetting seemingly simple and obvious things, from tying their shoelaces to putting items in a designated spot.

Brock researcher Jennifer Rowsell renewed as Canada Research Chair

Brock researcher Jennifer Rowsell renewed as Canada Research Chair

An article in a popular magazine reported recently that excessive video game-playing accounts for boys’ “underachievement” in reading and writing.

Developing the young athlete: research panel

Developing the young athlete: research panel

Parents whose children are enrolled in sports activities - from Little League to elite level - ask a lot of questions as they and their families get deeper into their sport.

3MT contest returns with impressive new research ideas

3MT contest returns with impressive new research ideas

The finals of the Three Minute Thesis contest will take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon in the fourth floor mezzanine of the Plaza Building at Brock University.

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

“He was always so friendly, cheerful, polite.” “I don’t believe it - he was such a nice guy! How could he do something like that?”

Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

As part of African Heritage Month, there will be a “Healing through Communication Symposium” that will discuss international health-care responses to Ebola in West Africa and Canada’s domestic response to HIV/AIDS in Black communities. In the lead-up to the Feb. 25 event, research communications intern Holly Mohr writes this commentary on one aspect of the [...]

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

In this latest round, announced December 19, Brock University received more than $1.52 million over five years in Insight Grants, more than a tripling of the $435,865 Brock received in 2013. As well, the number of successful Brock research programs more than doubled, from four last year to nine in 2014.

Brock prof among the first in new autism journal

Brock prof among the first in new autism journal

A Brock University education assistant professor is among the first researchers to publish papers in an inaugural online journal covering developmental disabilities.

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