Marie-Pier Plouffe-Demers

PhD candidate in Psychology
Département de psychologie et psychoéducationUQO
Département de psychologie, UQAM
Recipient of the Research Scholarship FRQNT (B1) 
Recipient of the SSHRC Scholarship (CGS M)
Recipient of SSHRC scholarship (PGS-D)

Research interests:

  • PhD thesis: The impact of individual factors (sex, empathy) and culture on the perceptive and neural mechanisms underlying the perception of pain in others. 
  • Honour thesis: Perceptive mechanisms underlying the processing of static and dynamic facial expressions.
  • The impact of ethnic bias on perceptive mechanisms and behaviors.
  • The use of Reverse correlation to reveal body image disturbance.