September 2019 - CIFAR Presents The Walrus Talks Boundaries
September 2019 - New Article in Vice Magazine
December 2018 - Adrian on The Agenda talking about "A Good Night's Sleep
September 2018 - Study: Brain game doesn’t offer brain gain
September 2018 - Freethink video with Adrian M. Owen
July 2018 - It was a special Canada Day for Adrian Owen this year, read why...
March 2018 - Listen to Adrian Owen on CBC's Quirks and Quarks
December 2017 - A must read article by the Houston Chronicle
January 2017 - First published paper of 2017!
September 2016 - TVO online article, How to communicate with someone locked deep inside their own head
February 2016 - Watch the BMI Sleep Lab on CBC Marketplace!
February 2016 - Even on the X-Files they are talking about our research! See 16:10 and 28:06 for
January 2016 - The story behind a vegetative patient's shocking recovery, Read about it in MacLeans here
December 2015 - Read this online article, The Science That Helps Vegetative Patients Communicate With Loved Ones
November 2015 - New Paper released in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, here
November 2015 - New Paper released in NeuroImage
November 2015 - Listen to Adrian Owen on CBC Radio Ontario Morning, Here
October 2015 - New Paper Released Online in JAMA Neurology, "A Thalamocortical Mechanism for the Absence of Overt Motor Behavior in Covertly Aware Patients", Here
October - Check out a recent BBC news report, The Magic of Cinema Unlocked One Man's Coma-Bound World here
October 2015 - Another New Paper in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Expert and crowd-sourced validation of an individualized sleep spindle detection method employing complex demodulation and individualized normalization here
September 2015 - New Paper in Brain! Ethical considerations in functional magnetic resonance imaging research in acutely comatose patients, here.
September 2015 - New Paper in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience! The dissociation between command following and communication in disorders of consciousness: an fMRI study in healthy subjects, here.
August 2015 - Listen to this interview on The Quantified Body podcast, with
June 2015 - New article in AJOB Neuroscience, An Ethics of Welfare for Patients Diagnosed as Vegetative With Covert Awareness, Here
June 2015 - When Does Consciousness Begin and End? NOVA Next Article by Mo Costandi Read it here
May 2015 - New article in International Innovation - Decoding Human Thought Here
Apr 2015 - Watch CBC
Mar.2015 - Paper in The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, rel. Mar.2015 - Canadian Perspectives on the Clinical Actionability of Neuroimaging in Disorders of Consciousness here
Feb 2015 - Read our latest paper in NeuroImage: Clinical, rel. Feb.2015 - Risk, diagnostic error, and the clinical science of consciousness - here
Feb 2015 - Listen to interview on CBC
Feb 2015 - Listen to Adrian Owen interview on Newstalk Ireland Aired Friday, February 13th, 2015 - Locked-In Syndrome - Here
Jan 2015 - Story in New Scientist - Portable mind-reader gives voice to locked-in people Here
Jan 2015 -New paper in Trends in Cognitive Science, Anesthesia and neuroimaging: investigating the neural correlates of unconsciousness here
Dec 2014 - Valya Sergeeva, 1st year Masters student in the Owen Lab, was awarded the Reva Gerstein Fellowship for Masters Study in Psychology!
Dec 2014 - Jeremy Viczko, 1st year Masters student in the Owen Lab, was awarded the Ralph S Devereux Award in Psychology!
Nov 2014 - Graduate student Raechelle Gibson (supervisor: Dr. Adrian Owen) has been awarded a Canada Graduate Scholarship - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) from NSERC for her current Vanier CGS. The CGS-MSFSS Program supports high
Nov 2014 - Nole Hiebert is the recipient of the 2015 Jonathan & Joshua Memorial Graduate Studentship in Mental Health research. Nole's supervisors are Drs. Penny MacDonald and Adrian Owen.
Nov 2014 - New Paper! Multiple tasks and neuroimaging modalities increase the likelihood of detecting covert awareness in patients with disorders of consciousness, read it here
Oct. 2014 - Our research reviewed in Science Magazine, see it here
Oct. 2014 - New Paper! International Collaboration leads to: "Spectral Signatures of Reorganised Brain Networks in Disorders of Consciousness", read it here
Sept 2014 - Congratulations to our very own Raechelle Gibson!! Raechelle Gibson is one of seven Western graduate student recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship!
Sept 2014 - New Paper! Highlighting the Structure-Function Relationship of the Brain with the Ising Model and Graph Theory, read it Here
Sept 2014 - New Paper! Lies, damned lies and diagnoses: Estimating the clinical utility of assessments of covert awareness in the vegetative state, Here
Sept 2014 - New Paper! - Acknowledging awareness: informing families of individual research results for patients in the vegetative state Here
July 2014 - New Paper
July 2014 - Nature Reviews Neurology, News & Views, Diagnostic accuracy of brain imaging in the vegetative state by Adrian M. Owen, Here
May 2014 - New Paper Released Online! Positive Prognostication from Median-Nerve Somatosensory Evoked Cortical Potentials Neurocritical Care, Here
May 2014 - New Paper Released! Re: Comment about 'Fractioning Human Intelligence'. Non-existent flaws in the original article and their relation to limitations of the P-FIT model, Intelligence
May 2014 - Read Adrian Owen's "Is Anybody in There?" in the May 2014 issue of Scientific American Here
May 2014 - New Study Protocol Released in BMC Medical Ethics, "Ethics of neuroimaging after serious brain injury" Here
May 2014 - New Paper Released in NeuroImage
May 2014 - You can Read or Listen to
May 2014 - Thousands remain trapped between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them. Roger Highfield reports in Mosaic here
April 2014 - See Adrian Owen in latest MacLeans article, "One-third of vegetative patients may be conscious: study"
April 2014 - Detecting awareness in patients presumed to be vegetative is possible using a standard, hospital-grade MRI scanner! Read about it in our latest paper - lead author
March 2014 - Western research helping understand the unconscious brain, Read about it Here
March 2014 - See how our new collaboration with the Rotman Institute of Philosophy is looking with Ethics of Neuroimaging After Serious Brain Injury
February 2014 - See our own Raechelle Gibson's latest paper here!
January 2014 - Article in MacLeans Magazine - Inside a Comatose Mind
October 2013 - New Paper in NeuroImage: Clinical - see what
October 2013 - New Paper - Detecting awareness after severe brain injury, read it here
October 2013 - Read about our collaboration with the RCMP in the RCMP Gazette!
October 2013 - See
April 2013 – Watch “Waking the Brain” on Global News here
April 2013 – Owen Research mentioned on Global News “Waking the Brain” article, see it here
March 2013 – See guest post by
March 2013 – Medical Imaging Technology special report on fMRI, interview with
February 2013 – More on our research exposing the Myth of IQ in this month’s Wired Magazine, here
February 2013 – Can people communicate using thought alone?’ Read about it in the Globe and Mail, Here
February 2013 – Can vegetative state patients solve logical reasoning problems? Now one can – Here
January 2013 – People in Greece are reading about the Owen Lab! See Lorina
January 2013 – Adrian Owen’s latest paper to start off the year 2013 – Detecting Consciousness: A Role for Neuroimaging Read it Here
December 2012 – See our Neuron paper (December 2012) questioning the concept of IQ – READ IT HERE
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November 2012 – Interview with
November 2012 – SEE OUR MOST RECENT PAPER PUBLISHED DEMONSTRATING THAT EEG CAN DETECT CONSCIOUSNESS IN SOME VEGETATIVE STATE PATIENTS – READ IT HERE
November 13, 2012 – BBC Panorama documentary shows breakthrough with patient in Vegetative State, click here to see news report
November 2012 – CBC The National, interview with Adrian Owen “VS Brain Scanning Breakthrough” Click here to see it
October 10, 2012 – See write-up in China Daily Youth with
2012 – New paper “A role for the default mode network in the bases of disorders of consciousness” published in Annals of Neurology Here
2012 – The Mind Reader – Nature interview with
2012 – New paper “Brain-computer interfacing in disorders of consciousness” published in Brain Injury here
2012 – Latest paper published in Neurology – The relationship between
2012 – Listen to Adrian Owen on QTV with Jian Ghomeshi Click here to hear it!
November 2012 – Paper published in The Lancet – Bedside detection of awareness in the vegetative state click here to read it
September 2011 –