What happens when your brain can’t tell which way is up or down?

Study shows that how we perceive our orientation affects our perception of self-motion   TORONTO, January 7, 2021– What feels like up may actually be some other direction depending on how our brains process our orientation, according to psychology researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health. In a new study published in PLoS One, researchers at York […]

Canada Research Chairs at York University will study artificial intelligence, climate change and immersive performances

TORONTO, December 16, 2020 – Two new Canada Research Chairs have been appointed at York University and three existing CRCs have been renewed. These commitments by the Government of Canada will support research on topics ranging from the many uses of artificial intelligence to what a self-determined climate future would look like for Indigenous communities. […]

Most countries are violating international law during the COVID-19 pandemic, say legal experts

TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2020 — Most countries are not fulfilling their international legal obligations during COVID-19 and other public health emergencies, reveals new research by a consortium of 13 leading global health law scholars, hosted by the Global Strategy Lab (GSL) at York University. In 2019, members of the Global Health Law Consortium analyzed key aspects of […]