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About Alexa Meilleur

Background


Alexa completed her Bachelor of Arts in the Honours Psychology program at McGill University. She worked on two research projects, the first one concerning social cognition and visual attention, and the second one examining empathy and self-concept clarity. After graduating, she worked in different labs at McGill as a lab coordinator and research assistant. She also worked with autistic children as a day camp counselor and as a daycare shadow. She is pursuing her masters in the ABCD lab and is investigating temporal sensory processing in autism and dyslexia.



Published Abstract


Hayward, D.A., Meilleur, A., Seusan, L. A., Ristic, J. (2015). Females search, males find: The effect of a distractor face on search depends on gender. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69(4), 327.


Presentations


Meilleur, A., Hayward, D. A., & Ristic, J. (April 2015). Females search, males find: The effect of a distractor face on search depends on gender. Presented at the McGill Psychology departmental research day, Montréal, Canada.

Meilleur, A., Krol, S., Bartz, J. (April 2016). Self-concept clarity, self-other overlap and affective empathy. Presented at the McGill Psychology departmental research day, Montréal, Canada.


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