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International collaboration leads to discovery that touch can override cues to self motion

TORONTO, April 25, 2017– An international research collaboration between Canada and Japan with York University Faculty of Health’s Professor Laurence Harris has discovered that our perception of self-motion has a previously unknown safety feature. Their discovery involves tactile flow, the tactile stimulation provided as you push through leaves in the undergrowth or rub your hands […]

York U Autism Researcher Co-Author on Recommendations Report for Ontario Autism Program

Toronto, March 31, 2017 – In June 2017, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services will be launching the new Ontario Autism Program to help individuals with autism access quality services that they deserve. The Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA) assembled a group of behaviour analysts with prominent research and practice expertise, including York […]

York University, Partners, Develop Innovative Math and Science Mobile Teaching App Content

App content aims to inspire students to continue education in STEM subjects TORONTO, March 28, 2017 –- With growing opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), Professor Sushanta Mitra and his team at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering have partnered with the public and private sector to create learning modules built on Quanser’s […]