What We Do
Our goal is to build a welcoming community for undergraduate students at McMaster University who are interested in collaborative learning regarding neuroscience research.
We strive to inspire and nurture undergraduate neuroscience interest and offer opportunities to explore that interest through networking events and discussions.
We aim to support neuroscience – related research through active fundraising and fostering student connections with faculty.
Journal Publications – 1st Edition
Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects 50-300 million people globally and is characterized by abnormal brain activity resulting in the presence and recurrence of seizures.1 Of the affected individuals, 30% exhibit drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE), a form of epilepsy in which current anti-epileptic drugs are ineffective in treating their condition.Keep reading
COVID-19 is the current global pandemic that has affected millions around the world. While it appears that respiratory distress such as fever, dry cough, lung inflammation, and pneumonia are common symptoms among COVID-19 patients, neurological symptoms such as anosmia and ageusia are also becoming more common.Keep reading
Electroencephalography (EEG) has long been used to measure brain activity. An event-related potential (ERP) measures an EEG response to a specific stimulus, usually over several hundred milliseconds¹. There are several ERP components, named based on their polarity and latency, that provide insight into human perceptual processes and impairments in certain conditions, such as concussion.Keep reading
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McMaster University is located on the traditional territory shared between the Haudenosaunee confederacy and the Anishinabe nations, which was acknowledged in the Dish with One Spoon Wampum belt. That wampum uses the symbolism of a dish to represent the territory, and one spoon to represent that the people are to share the resources of the land and only take what they need.