Grad students

Gabrielle Dugas

Research Assistant and Lab Coordinator
Clinical Neuropsychology Grad Student (DPsy)
Département de psychologie et psychoéducation, UQO
Recipient of the Research Scholarship FRQNT (B1) and the NSERC Scholarship (CGS M)

Research interests :
. Spatial frequencies utilized in facial recognition.
. The rôle of expression-dependant features in facial identification.
. The impact of other-race effect and racism on facial recognition.

Youna Dion-Marcoux

Clinical Neuropsychology Grad Student (DPsy)
Département de psychologie et psychoéducation, UQO

Research interests:
. Normal aging.
. Facial expression recognition.
. Strategies of visuals informations extraction.

Doctoral essay: The effect of aging on extraction strategies of visuals informations in facial expressions recognition.

Adrianne Pauzé

Clinical Psychology Grad Student (DPsy)
Département de psychologie et psychoéducation, UQO
Recipient of the Research Awards FQRNT

Research interests:
. Eating disorders Body image issues.
. Concomitant disorders (anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, mood disorders, etc.).

Doctoral Research Project: The relation between body image disturbance and orthorexia among adults.

Isabelle Charbonneau

Research Assistant and Lab Coordinator
Clinical Neuropsychology Grad Student (DPsy)
Département de psychologie et psychoéducation, UQO
Recipient of the Research Scholarship FRQNT (B1) and the NSERC Scholarship (CGS M)

Research interests:
. Impact of prejudices and ethnic bias on the mechanisms underlying ethnic categorization and face identification.
. Perceptive mechanisms involved in the other race effect.
. Individual differences in face identification.

Marie-Pier Plouffe-Demers

Research Assistant and Lab Coordinator
PhD candidate in Psychology
Département de psychologie et psychoéducationUQO
Département de psychologie, UQAM
Recipient of NSERC’s Undergraduate Student Research Award
Recipient of the Research Scholarship FRQNT (B1) and the SSHRC Scholarship (CGS M)

Research interests:
. The impact of ethnic bias on perceptive mechanisms and behaviors.
. The impact of culture on the perceptual mechanism and mental representation of the facial expression of pain.
. Honour thesis: Perceptive mechanisms underlying the processing of static and dynamic facial expressions.

Amanda Estephan

PhD candidate in Psychology 
Département de psychologie et psychoéducation, UQO
Département de psychologie, UQAM

Research interests:
. The impact of culture on attentional and perceptive processes. Specifically the differences between Westerners and Easterners pertaining to visual information extraction and integration mechanisms.
. The time course of the formation of perceptive representation in both cultures.
. The contributions of the genetic and the environment to the visual and cognitive strategies underlying the recognition of natural objects

 

Amélie Roberge

PhD candidate in Psychology  – Research and Intervention (RI)
Département de psychologie , UQTR

Research interests:
. Facial expression recognition and underlying mechanisms
. Attentional resources and cognitive limits
. Impact of ethnicity and gender on facial expression processing

 

Camille Saumure

Clinical Neuropsychology Grad Student (DPsy)
Département de psychologie et psychoéducation, UQO
Recipient of Joseph-Armand Bombardier’s postgraduate Canadian scholarship from the Council of Human Sciences Research (SSHRC)

Research interests:
. The perceptives mechanisms underlying dynamic versus static and spontaneous versus imitated facial expression categorization.
Doctoral essay: The culture impact on visual strategies underlying the treatment of pain facial expressions.

Andréa Deschênes

Clinical Neuropsychology Grad Student (DPsy)
Département de psychologie et psychoéducation, UQO
Recipient of Joseph-Armand Bombardier’s postgraduate Canadian scholarship from the Council of Human Sciences Research (SSHRC)

Research interests:
. Psychosocial stress.
. Prosocial behaviour.
. Ethnic bias.
. Mental representation of ethnic groups.
Doctoral essay: The effect of psychosocial stress on ethnic social judgments.