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Brain, Mind and Consciousness

Principal Investigator:
  • Adrian Owen, University of Western Ontario
  • Melvyn Goodale, University of Western Ontario
Team Members:
  • Tim Bayne, University of Western Ontario
  • Axel Cleeremans, Université libre de Bruxelles
  • Dehaene Stanislas, Inserm
  • Sheena Josselyn, The Hospital For Sick Children
  • Lisa Saksida, University of Cambridge
  • Laurel Trainor, McMaster University
  • Robert Zatorre, McGill University

Project Overview

The Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness examines what consciousness is, and how it comes about. Fellows use advances in brain imaging, computational neuroscience and other fields to answer these questions. Research themes include the nature of consciousness, its function, biological basis, origins, and the disorders that arise in consciousness.