Joseph DeSouza

York prof receives Parkinson Society research grant

How does dance seemingly bypass the neurodegeneration that occurs in the Parkinson brain and facilitate improvement in movement in those with Parkinson’s disease? That’s the question York Professor Joseph DeSouza of the University’s Centre for Vision Research hopes to answer with a research grant supported by the Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario DeSouza, along […]

Eye exercises improve attention and memory, but not reaction time: York U study

Eye exercises rectify several vision-related problems but improving reaction time is not one of them, according to a new study by York University researchers. “Our study results suggest that eye exercises are useful in improving attention and memory,” says lead researcher Professor Joseph DeSouza in the Department of Psychology and the Centre for Vision Research […]

CFI awards York researchers more than $950,000

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded York University $952,531 in infrastructure funding to support the research of six York professors. Joseph DeSouza, a professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, will receive $141,764 to examine direct links between neurological disorders and attention. One in four Canadians will suffer from a psychiatric […]