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2016 Kohler Lab Year End Gathering

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The Kohler Lab went out for a cheerful year end gathering in an escape room! It really was a fun time that put big smiles on our faces 🙂

Happy new year!


In the media

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Chris Fiacconi’s recent JEP:General publication that describes visceral
influences on feelings of familiarity has received some media attention:
Listen to your heart – it may tell you something about memory

Medical News Today

Farewell, Chris Martin!

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Chris Martin, a PhD. candidate in the Köhler Lab, has accepted and started a position as a postdoctoral fellow at Morgan Barense’s Memory and Perception Lab at the University of Toronto. He was with our lab for 5 years and so it’s hard to see him leaving. Good luck with your future endeavours Chris!

Welcome, Jane and HY

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We welcome Jane and HY to our lab as MSc candidates. Before coming to Western, Jane worked at the Hospital for Sick Children. HY holds a undergraduate computer sciences degree from China, and completed another degree in psychology at UPEI. We are excited to see people with diverse experience bringing new elements into the lab.

Dr. Chris Fiacconi in New Scientist

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We are excited to see the work of our lab members, Dr. Chris Fiacconi and Devin Duke, discussed in a recent New Scientist article. The article focuses on a recent Kohler lab publication that examined the effects of Capgras syndrome on overt person recognition abilities and judgments of facial expressions.

Good luck Paige!

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After over two years with the lab as a volunteer, undergraduate thesis student, and lab manager, Paige has recently started working at the Lawson Health Research Institute here in London. The Kohler lab thanks her for all of her hard work and dedication, and wishes her all the best in her future endeavors!

Soaking up the sun – and the science.

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Dr. Chris Fiacconi is attending the Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience 2014  in Santa Barbara, California this week . Looks like he’s remembering to enjoy the sights while he’s there!