The Laboratory of Visual and Social Perception participated in the Society for Affective Science Annual (SAS) Conference, held from March 30 to April 1, 2023, in Long Beach, USA. The SAS Annual Conference promotes fundamental and applied research in various fields studying emotions.
LPVS members presented at the Vision Science Society conference, which took place from May 19 to May 24, 2023, in St-Pete Beach, USA. Vision Science Society (VSS) is dedicated to advancing the understanding of vision and its relationship with cognition, action, and the brain.
LPVS also took part to the 45th Annual Conference of the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, held from May 26 to May 28, 2023, in Sherbrooke. The SQRP aims to promote research in psychology across all its areas of specialization.
You can find the program or posters of the events from the following links:
Scholarships and awards
Laurianne Côté, Jérémy Lamontagne, Anthony Proulx, and Daphnée Sénécal have been awarded the Undergraduate Research Scholarship (BRPC) for the summer of 2023.
For the year 2023-2024, Anthony Proulx received a scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and Danielle Samson obtained a scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Marie-Pier Plouffe-Demers won the Guy-Bégin Award at the 45th Annual Congress of the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie for her article: "Facial Expression of Pain: Sex Differences in the Discrimination of Varying Intensities Emotion" (2023).
Joël Guérette won the 1st prize from the jury at the Éclair de Psy scientific popularization contest at the 44th Annual Congress of the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (2022), as well as the 1st place for the best oral communication at the 3rd cycle of the Metabolic Health, Diabetes, and Obesity Research Network at the 27th Congress of the Association québécoise des sciences de l'activité physique (2023).
Alexandre Cousineau and Francis Gingras won the 2nd place in the Neuro180 scientific popularization contest for their video: "Cultural Differences in Object Perception" (2022).