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Research in Neurosciences posters

October 13 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
5C Corridor West, 3040 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Quebec h3z 1a4 Canada

During the summer, over 30 Dawson students worked on several research projects in Brain Imaging and Neuroscience. Projects were supervised by researchers from Dawson, McGill University, Université de Montréal, Hôpital Sacré-Coeur and the Douglas Institute for Mental Health. Their work is summarized on posters displayed in the 5C west corridor, from October 13 to 29. … Continue reading Research in Neurosciences posters

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11:30 am

Productive Failure: Turning Struggles into Opportunities

October 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
3F.37 Canada

Effective learning involves making mistakes and struggling with difficult material. “Productive Failure” is a term coined by math educator and educational researcher Manu Kapur for an effective approach to teaching statistics – an approach that encourages students to struggle with the task of data analysis before learning about statistics. In this approach, the act of … Continue reading Productive Failure: Turning Struggles into Opportunities

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1:00 pm

Can trauma be transmitted intergenerationally? with Dr. Rachel Yehuda

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5B.16, Multi Purpose Room, 3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada

Join Dr. Rachel Yehuda as she discusses her groundbreaking research in the field of epigenetics. Her studies of Holocaust and 9/11 survivors’ children have revealed biological risk factors for PTSD. Come and learn how this understanding could potentially change the way we respond to trauma.

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