Nathalie Gosselin, PhD, Neuropsychologist
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Université de Montréal
(514) 343-6111 poste 3448
Nathalie Gosselin, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the Department of psychology at the University of Montreal and a member of the International Laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research (BRAMS) part of the CRBLM (Center for Research on Brain, Language and Music). She is also a member at CoGNAC (Cognition, Neurosciences, Affect, and Behavior) Laboratory of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Her main research interest focuses on the effects of music on cognition, mood and stress on individuals with neurological or mental disorders, as well as with the non-clinical population. Dr Gosselin’s research, exploring the effect of music on stress, has received suppport from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (Insight Program).
Her studies of adults with brain damages have contributed to the understanding of the brain organization of musical emotions recognition. She has demonstrated the key role of the amygdale in frightening music perception. She also explores the emotional processing across domains, including music, voice and faces. Her postdoctoral researches were on the emotional processes of music, faces and voice by patients with Alzheimer type dementia.
Dre Gosselin is a clinical neuropsychologist. She has worked at the Rivière-des-Prairies Hospital, a psychiatric center affiliated to the University of Montreal, with children and adults with various mental health disorders (e.g., autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). She is implicated in the doctoral program in clinical neuropsychology (D.Psy.) of the University of Montreal. Dr Gosselin will be responsable of training in clinical neuropsychology. She also offer neuropsychological evaluation services (for more details see http://www.brams.umontreal.ca/NathalieGosselin/).