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Adults recognize own-race faces more accurately than other-race faces, even when viewed in groups: Brock study

Adults recognize own-race faces more accurately than other-race faces, even when viewed in groups: Brock study

In a new study, Brock PhD student Thalia Semplonius and psychologist Catherine Mondloch set out to determine if peoples’ perception of same- and other-race faces would change if the experiments were based on groups of faces rather than single-face headshots.

Deadline for Brock’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis competition is fast approaching

Deadline for Brock’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis competition is fast approaching

The countdown is on for Brock graduate students to register for Brock’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

In this latest round, announced December 19, Brock University received more than $1.52 million over five years in Insight Grants, more than a tripling of the $435,865 Brock received in 2013. As well, the number of successful Brock research programs more than doubled, from four last year to nine in 2014.

Brock visual arts prof creates app to uncover historic nuclear testing

Brock visual arts prof creates app to uncover historic nuclear testing

What many still do not know is just how close to home lay 270,000 painful reminders of secret atomic testing carried out during the infamous Manhattan Project.

Young adults can be trained to remember older faces: Brock research

Young adults can be trained to remember older faces: Brock research

Good news for older adults: if a young person is looking for you specifically, they’ll recognize your face, even if they don’t know you well.

Brock PhD student wins Ontario research award

Brock PhD student wins Ontario research award

A Brock University doctoral student is among a group of graduates to win an Ontario-wide student research award.

Brock scientist’s discovery advances lung cancer screening

Brock scientist’s discovery advances lung cancer screening

Brock epidemiologist Martin Tammemägi’s new method uses already-existing data to create a “risk threshold” that greatly helps doctors determine who should be prioritized for lung cancer screening.

Library workshops for faculty and graduate students

Library workshops for faculty and graduate students

Curious about using multimedia in your research and teaching? Wondering about impact factors and open access? Have questions about processing, preserving or mapping data? Please join the Library’s fall workshop series on Tuesday, Dec. 9 for these topics and more.

Face Perception Lab looking for NBA fans for study of face recognition

Face Perception Lab looking for NBA fans for study of face recognition

Brock University’s Face Perception Lab is looking for participants to take part in a study examining face recognition.

Earth Sciences professor among group that receives EU grant to train PhD students

Earth Sciences professor among group that receives EU grant to train PhD students

A Brock University scientist is a member of a group of 20 researchers from 11 countries that has received a large European Union (EU) grant to train PhD students in the latest, innovative geoscience technologies.

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