SELECTED MEDIA COVERAGE

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June 29, 2018
The Wall Street Journal (Newspaper)
Strange stories of extraordinary brains - and what we can learn from them

February 10, 2018
The Guardian (Magazine)
"All of a sudden my world would flip": the woman who is permantely lost

March 28, 2017
BBC Two (TV, UK)
Incredible Medicine: Dr. Weston's Casebook

 

January 22, 2017
The Washington Post (Newspaper)
I can't follow a map or directions

 

October 19, 2016
The Globe and Mail (Newspaper)
Canadian Space Agency to conduct health experiment

 

January 28, 2016
Nautilus (Magazine)
The Woman Who Got Lost at Home

 

May 18, 2015
The Atlantic (Magazine)
When the Brain Can't Make Its Own Maps

 

February 23, 2015
CBC Radio - IDEAS Show (National Radio, Canada)
You Are Here

 

January 23, 2015
Swerve Magazine
Land of the Lost

 

November 19, 2014
New York Magazine
What It's Like to Feel Lost in Your Own Home

 

May 21, 2014
New Scientist (Magazine)
The Woman Who Gets Lost In Her Own Home

 

December 5, 2013
CBC - The Nature of Things (National TV, Canada)
Where Am I?

 

May 13, 2013
NBC - Today Show (National News, USA)
Rare Disorder Leaves Woman Lost in Familiar Places

 

April 29, 2013
The New York Times (USA)
Lost Every Day

 

May 16, 2012
CBC Radio - IDEAS Show (National Radio, Canada)
A Question of Optimism

 

May 3, 2012
CBC Radio - The Homestretch Show (National Radio, Canada)
Developmental Topographical Disorientation

 

November 20, 2011
Glimpse - Issue 8 Cartography (Journal, USA & UK)
Losing And Finding Our Way

 

January 25, 2011
WNYC - RadioLab (National Public Radio, USA)
Lost & Found

 

November 20, 2010
CBC Radio - DNTO Show (National Radio, Canada)
What Do You Find When You Get Lost?

 

October 21, 2010
BBC Focus Magazine (Magazine, UK)
Get lost. How simple decisions and basic biology can affect your sense of direction

 

February 12, 2010
ABC40 News (Television, USA) Rare Disorder Has People Getting Lost

 

November 4, 2009

ABC7 News (Television, USA) Disorder Causes People To Be Hopelessly Lost

 

October 7, 2009
The Walrus (Magazine, Canada) Global Impositioning Systems

 

August 25, 2009
CJSW (U of C Radio, Canada) Topographical Disorientation

 

August 18, 2009
New Scientist (Magazine, UK) Why humans can't navigate out of a paper bag

 

August 14, 2009
The Globe and Mail (Newspaper, Canada) Calgary researcher helps people who constantly get lost
Calgary Herald (Newspaper, Canada) U of C researching treatment for lost people who can't find way
CTV (Television, Canada) Get lost all the time? Researcher may help guide you

 

August 13, 2009

CBC Radio (National Radio, Canada) Internet test helps find those with lost disorder

 

February 01, 2009
Canadian Geographic (Magazine, Canada) Lost Cause

 

January 10, 2009
The Scientist (Magazine, USA) Lost in Space

 

November 03, 2008
CTV (Television, Canada) A Brain Disorder That Cause People To Get Lost
Il Sole 24 Ore (Newspaper, Italy) La Casa Come Un'Isola: E' La "Sindrome Del Sentirsi Perso"

 

October 23, 2008
CBC Radio (National Radio, Canada) Topographical Disorientation: Get Lost?

 

October 20, 2008
USAToday (Newspaper, USA) On Road To Recognition

 

October 16, 2008
Maclean's (Magazine, Canada) They Get Lost. In Their Own House

 

October 09, 2008
MSNBC (Online News, USA) When You Can't Find Your Way Home

 

October 03, 2008
The Denver Post (Newspaper, USA) Diagnosis Untangles Woman's Whirl

 

September 27, 2008
Times (Online News, UK) Lost Cause

 

September 25, 2008
The Epoch Times (Online News, UK) Getting Lost: A Newly Discovered Developmental Brain Disorder

 

September 23, 2008
Fox News (Online News, USA) Rare Disorder Leaves Woman Lost In Her Own House
The Vancouver Sun (Newspaper, Canada) Lost Souls Get Some New Answers