Neuroscience Research Group


 

Neuroscience Research Group On Site 1998


Charles Cook:

Skills:
Human research; Integration of philosophical concepts with psychological constructs.

Interests:
Neuromechanisms of consciousness; Subjective perception of time; Fortean events.

Discoveries:
Sense of presence with right hemispheric stimulation.  Subjective time distortions produced by weak, circumcerebrally rotating complex electromagnetic fields.

Email: G5300143@nickel.laurentian.ca


Lisa Cook:

Skills.
Quantitative microscopic analysis.

Interests.
Multiple sclerosis and autoimmune disorders; behaviorally-induced cell loss after brain injury; mast cells in the brain.

Discoveries.
Infiltration of mononuclear cells into the subcortical telencephalon of rats with EAE (without clinical signs) following complex limbic seizures.

Email: G1400075@nickel.laurentian.ca


Stan Koren:

Skills.
Electronics, electrical engineering; Design and construction of custom equipment.

Interests.
Integrating electrical design with brain function;Communications; Computer interfacing.

Discoveries:
Technical application of complex, weak magnetic fields; Koren helmet (patents pending).

Email: F5300150@nickel.laurentian.ca


R. O'Connor:

 

Skills.
Computer interfacing; experimental design.

Interests.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; Melatonin; Psychotropic drugs and consciousness; Intracellular calcium signalling; Geomagnetobiology.

Discoveries.
Geomagnetic correlates with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome..

Email: ROCONNOR@alumni.laurentian.ca


M. A. Persinger:

Skills.
Multivariate analysis; neuroanatomy and neurofunction; Clinical Neuropsychology; Basic principles of the sciences.

Interests.
Weak, complex electromagnetic fields effects upon consciousness and episodic memory; Subtle sequela of closed head injury; complex partial (limbic, temporal lobe) epilepsy; Geophysical and meteorological anomalous events.

Discoveries:
Tectonic Strain Theory for Luminous Events (with J. S. Derr), Temporal lobe transients and religious experiences; Complex partial epileptic continuum (with K. Makarec); Rotating magnetic field effects on organisms; Brain mast cell dynamics (with G. Lafreniere); Geomagnetic correlates of electric seizure-related behaviors.

E-mail: F1200002@nickel.laurentian.ca

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Linda St. Pierre:

Skills.
Analysis of rodent behaviour.

Interests.
Geomagnetobiology; animal behaviour; patterns of aggressive behaviour in epileptic rats.

Discoveries:
Attenuation of  aggressive behaviour in rodents with complex, weak, electromagnetic fields.

Email: G1200034@nickel.laurentian.ca


S. G. Tiller:

Skills.
Neuropsychological and psychometric assessments (adults and children).

Interests.
Reliability of neuropsychological testing.

Discoveries.
Enhanced suggestibility by electromagnetic stimulation of the right hemisphere.

Email: G5300035@nickel.laurentian.ca
 



 

Neuroscience Research Group Off Site 1998


Y. R. J. Bureau:

Skills.
Psychophysiology; Experimental design; Statistical analyses.

Interests.
Consciousness; Hypothermia; Psychopharmacology.

Discoveries.
"Bureau effect": hypothermia in rats due to synergism of limbic seizures, acepromazine and physical restraint.


O. Peredery:

Skills.
Histochemistry, histopathology, neuroanatomy.

Interests.
Herbal cures for cancers.

Discoveries.
Patterns of brain damage from lithium/pilocarpine damage; Loss of maternal behavior (in rats) following seizure-induced brain injury.
 
 
 


P. M. Richards:

Skills.
Psychometric Testing; Neuropsychological Testing.

Interests.
Psychological correlates of the epileptic spectrum.

Discoveries.
Toe graphaesthesia as a sensitive indicator of brain dysfunction.


A. W. Thomas:

Skills.
Computer systems; alternative medicine; electromagnetic communication.

Interests.
Consciousness; electromagnetic field effects, determining physical mechanisms of biomagnetic interaction.

Discoveries.
Thomas Pulse (patent pending); Eye Movement Desensitization as a component of the epileptic spectrum.
 


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