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In the Voices of the Ancestors: Izangoma Trance Processes and Embodied Narratives Towards Decolonization Praxis
Izangoma, or diviners, are one type of traditional healer in Southern Africa. Despite colonial efforts to delegitimize and criminalize traditional healing and medicine, there are 300,000-350,000 traditional healers in South ...
The Effects of Musical Expertise on Sensory Processing
The goal of this thesis was to assess sensorimotor musical experience and its impact on the way that individuals perceive and interact with real-world musical stimuli. Experiment #1 investigated multisensory integration ...
Visual Scanning and Its Relationship to Facial Emotion Recognition in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Objective: Mounting research evidences a relationship between decreased social integration and reduced facial emotion perception (FEP) after traumatic brain injury (TBI). A relationship between visual scanning and the ...
Short- and Long-Term Changes in Attention, Memory and Brain Activity Following Exercise, Motor Learning, and Expertise
How humans perceive, embody, and execute actions has been an area of intense study in cognitive neuroscience, and these investigations shed light on how we adaptively learn from and interact with an ever-changing world. ...
Neural Correlates of Repetition Priming: Changes in fMRI Activation and Synchrony
The neural mechanisms of behavioural priming remain unclear. Recent studies have suggested that category-preferential regions in ventral occipitotemporal cortex (VOTC) play an important role; some have reported increased ...
Is It Time? Examining the Effects of Episodic Imagining on Reward Discounting
Mental time-travel affords us the ability to simulate hypothetical episodes that shape our decisions about the future, as documented on tests of intertemporal choice where personal cueing greatly reduces future reward ...