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  Julie Carrier

  Louis De Beaumont

  Alex Desautels

  Marie Dumont   Johannes Frasnelli

  J-François Gagnon

  Nadia Gosselin

  Gilles Lavigne

  Valérie Mongrain

  Jacques Montplaisir

  Tore Nielsen

  Simon Warby
  Antonio Zadra


      Julie Carrier, Ph.D.       Research       Team       Publications

Full Professor, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal
Co-Director of the Chronobiology Laboratory
514-338-2222 ext. 3124

Post-doctorate in Psychiatry (University of Pittsburgh)
Ph.D. in Psychology (Université de Montréal)
M.Sc. in Psychology (Université de Montréal)

Research Interests:
Understand the mechanisms underlying the effects of aging on processes that regulate sleep and biological rhythms. Assess the consequences of age-related changes in sleep-wake cycle on brain plasticity, learning, cognition and postural balance. Estimate the changes in eye and brain sensitivity to light in seasonal affective disorder. Assess the impacts of sleep on cognitive and emotional development.

Polysomnography, spectral analysis of the EEG, brain imaging (fMRI), actigraphy, hormonal measurements, light exposure, pupillometry.