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How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask.

A short video of Ataxia.

Living with ataxia

Scientists create illusion of out-of-body experience.

"The Body Has a Mind of Its Own" by Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee. Hear an interview on NPR

Doctors have rewired the nerves of two people with amputated arms, rerouting the major nerves that carry sensation from the hand to the pectoral muscles in the chest. An interview on NPR

If dancers didn’t have proprioception, they would have to be constantly alert, consciously watching to see if they could execute even the simplest movement successfully.

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Tutis Vilis
Department of Physiology
and Pharmacology

University of Western Ontario
London Ontario Canada

Last updated May 30, 2017
Comments welcome: tutis.vilis@schulich.uwo.ca