CBC article: 'Thinking-while-moving' exercises may help people with Alzheimer's, VISTA researchers find

Results from a 16-week study by York University researchers finds that exercises like playing certain iPad game might actually boost the cognitive functioning of people with dementia and other cognitive deficits.

York’s new president shares her insights on research amplification, highlighting VISTA as a success story

Dr. Rhonda Lenton, York University’s new President and Vice-Chancellor, reflects on the rising profile of research and innovation at the University.

VISTA Associate Member Joseph DeSouza investigates 12-week dance class to help those with Parkinson’s disease

An NSERC-funded project, where patients with Parkinson’s participated in three-month dance classes, has led to the patients’ improvements in balance and gait speed.

The Centre for Vision Research and VISTA kick off the year with a lecture and awards presentation

The York Centre for Vision Research (CVR) launched the academic year and its 2017-18 Seminar Series with an intriguing lecture and the presentation of the inaugural VISTA graduate student and postdoctoral awards and the Ian P. Howard Family Foundation ...

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VISTA Core Member James Elder wins major ORF grant to support sustainable urban mobility

Research team led by York’s James Elder attracts $12 million investment to develop next-gen intelligent systems for sustainable urban mobility.

Internationally recognized vision researcher Patrick Cavanagh joins VISTA and Glendon Psychology Department

Glendon College is pleased to welcome world-renowned vision scientist, Dr. Patrick Cavanagh, to our campus as Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Psychology.

VISTA Core Member Graham Wakefield's collaboration, Computational Biotopes, featured in PCA-STREAM magazine

Though the search for inspiration in nature is timeless and immemorial, new digital tools have modified its artistic expression by mixing it with technology. Haru Ji and Graham Wakefield present the diverse immersive reality of their artistic installat ...

VISTA researcher Lauren Sergio commercializes brain injury technology

Health professor and VISTA core member Lauren Sergio joins forces with Innovation York and MaRS Innovation to build and release a much-needed new tool to assess concussions and dementia.

VISTA celebrates new VISTA graduate scholarship and postdoctoral award recipients

Nine VISTA graduate scholarship and three VISTA postdoctoral award recipients were recognized at a lecture and awards presentation on October 6, 2017.

VISTA Core Member Laurence Harris collaborates to discover "safety feature" in our perception of self motion

An international research collaboration between York University VISTA Core Member Laurence Harris and researchers in Japan has discovered that our perception of self motion has a previously unknown safety feature.