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November 26, 2014

Why do people with autism see faces differently?

The way people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gather information – not the judgement process itself – might explain why they gain different perceptions from peoples’ faces, according to a new study from Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies and the University of Montreal.

November 18, 2014

Verbal abuse in the workplace: are men or women most at risk?

There is no significant difference in the prevalence of verbal abuse in the workplace between men and women, according to a systematic review of the literature conducted by researchers at the Institut universitaire de santé mentale de Montréal and the University of Montreal.

October 31, 2014

Sexual fantasies: are you normal?

Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever.

August 18, 2014

Stress: The influence of sex and gender

300 international researchers to attend the 44th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE)

January 29, 2013

Study demonstrates health benefits of coming out of the closet

Out lesbians, gays, and bisexuals are in better mental and physical health than others.

November 22, 2011

Post-traumatic stress risk to police officers lower than previously thought

Press release | Although police officers are at a high risk of experiencing traumatic events (TE) in their work, they are no more likely than the general population to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

November 02, 2011

Scientists must stop emphasizing autistics shortcoming

Laurent Mottron, a researcher at the Centre de recherche Fernand-Seguin and the Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies, says it loud and clear in his latest article in the journal Nature.

August 15, 2011

Children of depressed mothers have a different brain

MONTREAL, August 15, 2011 – Researchers think that brains are sensitive to the quality of child care, according to a study that was directed by Dr. Sonia Lupien and her colleagues from the University of Montreal published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.