University of Waterloo researcher studying synaesthesia which is a condition that causes ordinary stimuli to cause extraordinary conscious experiences. For example, a person with synaesthesia may see a number as having a colour.
1930s – Tough Times Lead to Innovation
Economic downturns are often thought to prevent innovation and risk taking. However, economic hard times can be a catalyst for innovation.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
U of W professor Donald Meichenbaum became part of a revolution in psychotherapy in the 1960s.
How Canada's IMAX went from a high-school lab to 1,000 theatres worldwide
Science teacher Gordon Clark gave three of his students the run of the high-school lab after hours in the 1940s, he would have had no idea that they would come up with one of the biggest innovations.