How well do you know the back of your hand, really?

York University researchers find perception of hands’ dimensions are inaccurate TORONTO, Monday, March 23, 2020 – Many of us are spending a lot of time looking at our hands lately and we think we know them pretty well. But research from York University’s Centre for Vision Research shows the way our brains perceive our hands is inaccurate. In […]

Should the Olympics Committee call off Tokyo 2020 Games?

York U expert available to comment on disaster & emergency management implications TORONTO, Monday, March 23, 2020 – The International Olympics Committee (IOC) executive board announced yesterday it will step up its scenario-planning for the Tokyo 2020 Games. This includes changing the start date of the Games, currently scheduled to begin on July 24, based […]

Avoiding learning overload for kids during COVID-19 school closures

York University experts available to discuss how parents can survive March Break   TORONTO, March 19, 2020 – Parents should avoid intense teaching sessions with their children who are at home on an extended March Break due to the COVID-19 global pandemic that shut down schools. That's the advice of two York University educators who […]

Study on elite athletes with Type 1 diabetes provides new insight on importance of monitoring glucose levels during exercise and overnight

Results show 24-hour monitoring of glucose levels during and after exercise is key for safety TORONTO, Monday, March 16, 2020 – Tracking glucose levels over 24 hours can help athletes with Type 1 diabetes monitor glycemic control and better manage hypoglycemia overnight, new research from York University has found. Professor Michael Riddell in York University’s Faculty […]