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New research finds increased levels of brain activity during perceived altered state of consciousness

TORONTO, April 19, 2021 − You feel like you’re floating or flying, or you have a hyper-awareness to light, smell and sound − that perception of an altered state of consciousness is a result of increases in the brain’s signals and activity, according to a new study by York University psychology researchers. “We have a hint […]

York U Neuroscientists taking brain research to the community

  TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2015 − York University’s Faculties of Science and Health have joined with the Toronto Public Library to present a series of lectures, Neuroscience: How Your Brain Lives, Works...and Dies, which begins this Wednesday evening. Denise Henriques, an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Science in York’s Faculty of […]