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Curious about brain and behavior, Justin spent four years at the University Toronto completing an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Psychology. He worked for stints at The Hospital for Sick ChildrenMount Sinai Hospital, and is currently a research assistant in The Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at The University of Toronto.

To see the modest list of scientific articles Justin has been part of writing, go to http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=justin%20ruppel.

In the last few years, Justin has also taken an interest in mindfulness meditation and its effect on mental health.  Justin has attended a course based on the meditation teaching of Jon-Kabat Zinn, and is an advocate for incorporating mindfulness techniques into the mental health system.  For more information on this, please visit: http://www.mindfulnessmeditationtoronto.com.