Josée Turcotte, Ph.D
Josée Turcotte received her doctorate in psychology from the Université Laval in Québec city in 2002. At the time, her interest were in normal cognitive aging. Her Ph.D. thesis demonstrated that older adults can learn new sequences of information as well as young adults. She completed a post-doctorate with, world renowned, Lynn Hasher at University of Toronto and the Rotman Research Institute. She has held a position as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada since 2004. Her research interest are mostly in positive psychology and cognition: passion for an activity, mindfulness, well-being, memory and decision making. Josée has been a member of the LRIA since its creation in 2017 and has been combining positive psychology in older adults.