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You are required to own a laptop computer for your coursework by Jan 1, 2020 (first day of orientation).


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Brain Foods
Back in the day (whenever that was) it was common to think that foods shaped like particular organs or body parts would help keep the actual corresponding body part healthy and well.

As scientific thought began to work its way to the forefront, those ideas were treated like wives’ tales or folklore. So, in today's world we can rely on science to point the way towards foods that contribute to optimal cognitive function and we no longer have to spend our time foraging for mini
MRI Helps Show How Loneliness Appears in the Brain
A new study shows a sort of signature in the brains of lonely people that make them distinct in fundamental ways, based on variations in the volume of different brain regions as well as based on how those regions communicate with one another across brain networks.

A team of researchers examined the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI
MRI Gets to the Bottom of Smell, Taste Dysfunction from COVID-19
By Emily Hayes, contributing writer

A study conducted by a team of researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health found brain damage in patients who died of COVID-19.

The 25-year-old female patient had been diagnosed with COVID-19, with symptoms including anosmia (loss of smell) and ageusia (loss of taste). Experience with her case was reported by Dr. Khaled Gad, PhD, and Ismail Ibrahi
Physical Therapist Assistant
The job outlook for Physical Therapist Assistants and the demand for their services is so good that government analysts predict more than 1,000 positions will open up every month, on average, for the next decade.

Trained and licensed Physical Therapist Assistants should have little trouble finding job opportunities for the foreseeable future.

There is a high demand for physical therapist assistants, especially due to the aging baby boomers who are more susceptible to chron
Blind Test Shows AI-Enhanced MRI Scans
If you have ever had an MRI scan before, you’ll know how unsettling the experience can be. You’re placed in a claustrophobia-inducing tube and asked to stay completely still for up to an hour while unseen hardware whirs, creaks, and thumps around you like a medical poltergeist. New research, though, suggests AI can help with this predicament by making MRI scans four times faster, getting patients in and out of the tube quicker.

Blind Test Shows AI-Enhanced MRI Scans Are Just as Good B
Untold Stories of an MRI Extern
By Amanda Ramirez, ARMRIT

CLC student 1710A, MRI Graduate Class of 2019

We enter the classroom, bright eyed and full of eagerness to learn of the explorations of our future chosen careers. While we sit comfortably, (for the most part), in our well-lit educational environment, notebooks blank and our pens waiting to start filling the pages with unknown and new information. The instructor really doesn’t share with you the reality, the fears, and the hard work that goes into

Minimum Technology Specifications
Casa Loma College requires that all students, who attend all or a part of their program on-campus, own a laptop computer that meets the minimum specifications.  Laptops are needed for in-class instructional purposes and must be brought to campus, fully charged, every day (starting with orientation).  Although the College doesn’t require any specific model or brand of computer, below are the minimum specifications you will need. Please note these are minimum specs, not recommended specs and you can use either the Windows or Mac platform. Systems that do not meet the minimum specifications may be slower or may not run the  software used in courses. Smartphones, and iPad type devices are not acceptable substitutes for a laptop.

Any reputable business that sells computers can advise you on these specifications.

Students have the option of receiving a college -issued laptop computer as part of their direct institutional charges, or purchasing a laptop computer at their own expense.

Windows Laptop

  • i5 Intel Processor or better
  • 8GB RAM or more
  • 256GB Hard Drive or bigger (SSD preferred)
  • Wireless – Dual-Band capable (802 .11 ac preferred)
  • Windows 10 or newer
  • Antivirus software
  • 13inch Screen or bigger
  • Built-in Camera
  • Built-in Microphone

Apple Laptop

  • i5 Intel Processor or better
  • 8GB RAM or more
  • 256GB Hard Drive or bigger (SSD preferred)
  • Wireless – Dual-Band capable (802 .11 ac preferred)
  • macOS Catalina or newer
  • 13inch Screen or bigger
  • Built-in Camera
  • Built-in Microphone

Our recommended laptops:

14inch IdeaPad S340 Laptop – Platinum Grey – $629.99

15inch – IdeaPad S340 Touch – Platinum Grey – $709.99


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