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Baycrest scientist represents Canada in organization promoting international collaborations in brain research July 27, 2017
Dr. Stephen Strother, senior scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute, will help shape cooperative brain research around the world in his new appointment as a Canadian representative on the C …

High Schooler captures Baycrest’s essence in photography exhibit July 25, 2017
In 2016, Aidan Solway, then-13, visited Baycrest on a mission to take pictures of members of Café Europa, a social club/program offered to clients, patients and community members who are Holocaust sur …

Speech language therapy delivered through the Internet leads to similar improvements as in-person treatment July 20, 2017
Telerehabilitation helps healthcare professionals reach more patients in need, but some worry it doesn’t offer the same quality of care as in-person treatment. This isn’t the case, according to recent …

Signs of psychological problems linked to brain networks July 17, 2017
How a person’s brain tunes out unnecessary information could be used to help predict psychological problems, according to a new study published by Baycrest researchers.The new study, published in the …

RRI trainees teach older adults about brain research July 13, 2017
You’re never too old to learn something new.An interest in learning led Terry Dolan to take the Understanding Your Brain course taught by Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute (RRI) trainees. A researc …

Swim for Bubbie expands creative arts at Baycrest July 6, 2017
What began as a conversation between two sisters in the back of their parent’s car, has sparked the growth of creative arts programs at the Donald and Elaine Rafelman Creative Arts Studio at Baycrest. …

Baycrest and CMHA partner to evaluate caregiver mental health program June 29, 2017
Baycrest has teamed up with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario to assess the country’s first multilingual, group program centered on evidence-based, talk therapy principles for older a …

Research trainees discover new career paths at the 2017 IPN Conference June 20, 2017
It sang, danced and even answered questions about the weather. IBM’s NAO robot, a machine that could one day be used as a support tool for mental health patients, was among the guest speakers at Baycr …

Making information meaningful leads to better memory June 19, 2017
When trying to memorize information, it is better to relate it to something meaningful rather than repeat it again and again to make it stick, according to a recent Baycrest study published in NeuroIm …

RRI senior scientist awarded Donald O. Hebb Distinguished Contribution Award June 2, 2017
Dr. Gordon Winocur, senior scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute (RRI), was recently named the 2017 Donald O. Hebb Distinguished Contribution Award winner for his significant contribution …