Pierre Jolicoeur, PhD

Professeur titulaire, Département de Psychologie
Université de Montréal
(514) 343-6511

Dr. Jolicoeur is a Full Professor at Université de Montréal (2002-present) where he holds the Canada Resarch Chair in Experimental Cognitive Science and leads an internationally-recognized research program in cognitive neuroscience based on noninvasive brain imaging techniques (EEG, MEG, and fMRI).  He completed a B.Sc. in Psychology at McGill University in 1977 and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology at Harvard University in 1982.  He was a faculty member at the University of Saskatchwan (1982-1984) and at the University of Waterloo (1984-2002). Dr. Jolicoeur was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2004 and he is the recipient of the D. O. Hebb Distinguished Contribution Award of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science for 2009.  He is the Associate Director of the Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition and the the Director of the MEG Laboratory.

His research is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the Canadian Fund for Innovation, the Canada Research Chairs Program, the Fonds de recherche sur la nature et les technologies, and the Fonds de la recherche en santé Québec, and the Quebec Bio-Imaging Network.  His work at BRAMS focuses on auditory attention and auditory short-term memory for basic features of sound.