Concussion talk is a podcast dedicated to discussing concussions and all forms of traumatic brain injury. Dr. Ben Dunkley recently joined podcast host, Nick Mercer, to talk about his work with the United Kingdom based start-up company, MYndspan. MYndspan aims to improve brain health and extend the healthy cognitive lifespan. Ben and Nick are joined by MYndspan co-founder, Caitlin Baltzer, to discuss how MYndspan uses cutting edge brain imaging technology and analytics to improve outcomes among those affected by head injuries.

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CTV news highlights the important research being conducted by Dr. Ben Dunkley and Dr. Karolina Urban as they investigate the impact of concussions among female athletes. Recent research suggests that women take longer to recover from head injuries, report more symptoms, and experience more concussions than men.

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CBC’s “The Nature of Things” is television’s longest running science series. PTSD: Beyond Trauma explores why some people are more vulnerable to PTSD than others, and the life-and-death stakes at hand. Among other studies, research conducted by Dr. Ben Dunkley and Dr. Margot Taylor describing a potential biomarker for PTSD, something never before discovered, is highlighted.

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CBC radio’s “Quirks and Quarks” has aired for over 40 years with the goal of bringing listeners to the cutting edge of scientific inquiry. Host, Bob McDonald, interviews Dr. Ben Dunkley to discuss how magnetoencephelography (MEG) is used to look for patterns of brain activity to better understand PTSD, diagnose it more accurately, and aid in evaluating which therapies may be most successful for treatment.

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While conducting his post-doctoral studies at York University research conducted by Dr. Ben Dunkley identifies, for the first time, areas of the brain that are sensitive to whether an object looks the same, or different, after making an eye movement.

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Dr. Ben Dunkley’s research investigating the differences between the brains of people with and without PTSD is highlighted by Radio-Canada in their story of PTSD among Canada’s military.

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Legion is a military magazine dedicated to commemorating the effort, bravery, and sacrifice of those who served and continue to serve in Canada’s military. This magazine article reviews common misconceptions surrounding the severity of head injuries, gaps in understanding, and how Dr. Ben Dunkley’s research utilizes cutting edge technology as well as analysis to break new ground in understanding neurological function.

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Health Canal provides health news with a focus on health promotion and protecting global populations. In their article describing Dr. Ben Dunkley’s research, Health Canal highlights how the brains of individuals affected by PTSD are over-connected which can lead to heightened perceptions of anger.

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World renowned researcher, Dr. Margot Taylor, discusses the origin of our research investigating the relationship between PTSD and neurological function as well as groundbreaking discoveries. Dr. Taylor also discusses the importance of asking difficult scientific questions to challenge our current ways of thinking.

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