Professor
Expertise

Cognitive/perceptual psychology, psychophysics, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, stochastic resonance,

Chosen name and pronouns
Lawrence M Ward (He/Him/His)
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6045056157
Languages
French (working)
Spanish (working)
German (tourist)
In the Media

July 7

The Capital https://www.capnews.ca/news/ubc-study-hearing-death

July 8

Inverse https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/last-words

July 9

CBC (As It Happens) https://16573.mc.tritondigital.com/CBC_ASITHAPPENS_P/media-session/0b826bbd-308f-478d-a494-1f450a34d462/asithappens-iZB3MuQR-20200709.mp3

Vancouver Sun https://vancouversun.com/health/local-health/ubc-research-shows-dying-individuals-can-still-hear-loved-ones

ICI Radio-Canada https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1718478/etude-cerveau-son-mort-elizabeth-blundon-ubc

Canadian Press https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/07/09/even-hours-before-they-die-unresponsive-people-can-hear-new-study-suggests.html

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/hearing-end-of-life-ubc-study-1.5643173

https://www.vancourier.com/woman-who-talked-to-unconscious-husband-for-30-years-gets-solace-from-b-c-study-1.24167390

http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/life/national_life/article_1cc53eec-c1fe-5bb8-8bc8-195d4a9546ca.html

https://lethbridgenewsnow.com/2020/07/09/police-reform-in-toronto-and-stolen-bibles-in-the-news-for-july-9/

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/woman-who-talked-to-unconscious-husband-for-30-years-gets-solace-from-b-c-study-1.5016942

MedicalResearch.com https://medicalresearch.com/author-interviews/dying-unconscious-patients-may-still-be-able-to-hear/54791/

Leggo (Italy) https://www.leggo.it/scienze/cervello_udito_morte_sentire_ultime_notizie-5336833.html

Il Messaggero (Italy) https://www.ilmessaggero.it/salute/ricerca/cervello_udito_morte_sentire_ultime_notizie-5336674.html

El Confidencial (Spain) https://www.elconfidencial.com/tecnologia/ciencia/2020-07-09/oir-antes-muerte-estudio-no-claro-entiendan_2674812/

Sing Tao https://dushi.singtao.ca/toronto/新闻/新闻快递/科学研究:濒死之人仍可听到声音/

July 10

Open (Italy) https://www.open.online/2020/07/10/coscienti-morte-conclusioni-studi-americani/amp/

ANSA (Italy) https://www.ansa.it/canale_saluteebenessere/notizie/medicina/2020/07/09/anche-in-punto-di-morte-il-cervello-continua-a-sentire_25b4a1e3-0c11-4a1b-8a32-3334d6e789ca.html

July 11

The Times of London https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/loved-ones-can-hear-your-last-goodbye-as-they-slip-away-vgkzbprql

Daily Mail https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8512431/Scientists-reveal-dying-patients-hear-words-family-bedside-slip-away.html

Catalunya Press (Spain) https://www.catalunyapress.cat/texto-diario/mostrar/2022694/loda-sentit-mante-despert-fins-moment-morir

SER (Spain) https://cadenaser.com/ser/2020/07/11/ciencia/1594455156_897894.html

July 12

Corriere Della Sera (Italy) https://www.corriere.it/salute/neuroscienze/20_luglio_12/punto-morte-si-ancora-capaci-sentire-suoni-8a20ad04-c2c2-11ea-8ea9-95041619a4a2.shtml?refresh_ce-cp

July 13

Tyla https://www.tyla.com/news/life-news-dying-people-can-hear-loved-ones-last-words-20200713

Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanrobinson/2020/07/13/what-happens-as-were-dying-the-first-and-last-things-to-go/#5aca6bbe2056