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Laura Kervezee, Joseph Therriault and Nikhil Bhagwat win the 2018 Leo and Rachel Hendlisz Awards

The Leo and Rachel Hendlisz Awards are given to the best research articles of the year published by students and postdoctoral fellows of the Douglas Institute research centre. The 2018 awardees were announced at a special scientific event held on December 13, 2018.


When you do something automatically, you lose control.  It's what happens to kleptomaniacs. - Salah El Mestikawy Listen to a recent radio show that aired on France Culture on kleptomania, including an interview with Salah El Mestikawy.
The Douglas Research Centre researcher Véronique Bohbot was interviewed by Matthieu Dugal about the effects of video games on the brain, and specifically how these affect the hippocampus. View the video here (in French only) :  
A recent article in the Metro newspaper highlights the work of Professor Srividia Iyer, which aims to develop preventive approaches for youth at risk of psychosis..   Excerpt: «The idea of early intervention is to make sure youth look for help and do it early, says Srividia Iyer. This requires working with teachers, family physicians or even CEGEPs. We need to help those who are best able to see a first psychotic event, or, if someone comes to talk to them, we need to know what to tell them. ...

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