From the BrainSTEM

Standing Desks: Working While Standing Shown to Improve Cognitive Functioning

Standing desks are the latest employee wellness innovation to sweep through workplaces. While student life is typically more active than that of the nine to five grind, the majority of McGill students are familiar with the pains—mental and physical—of sitting down to study for hours at a time, seldom standing […]

From the BrainSTEM: Discovering scientific serendipity in the upcoming general election

The last several years under Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s term have been intolerable for the scientific community. Described by the media as the “War on science,” Harper has muzzled government scientists in an effort to control how and what information is disseminated to the public. These policies are a form […]