Canada: PhD positions in Waterloo, Canada

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2 PhD positions are available to work on the neural bases of Social Cognition within the Lab of Dr. Roxane Itier, Behavioural Neuroscience Division, Psychology department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, starting September 2009.

Dr. Itier’s lab focuses on the neural networks underlying the processing of face identity, emotions and gaze direction, their development across the life span starting from early childhood and how these functions break down in patients with focal lesions and in developmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorders and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The candidates will have the opportunity to use fMRI, EEG, and eye tracking techniques, alone or in combination, as well as virtual reality environments available within the department.

More information can be found at:
http://www.psychology.uwaterloo.ca/people/faculty/ritier/index.html

Deadline for application to the graduate program at University of Waterloo is January 15th 2009. Please visit:
http://www.psychology.uwaterloo.ca/gradprog/index.html

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Roxane Itier (ritier@uwaterloo.ca)

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