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Leanne Boucher, Ph.D.

Leanne Boucher
Associate Professor

College of Psychology

Honors Courses

PSYC 1020H Introduction to Psychology Honors
HONR 1500U Honors Reading Seminar: David Petraeus
HONR 4990 Independent Study: Honors Thesis Research
HONR 1500R Honors Reading Seminar: Kathy Reichs

Honors Engagement

  • Teaches courses and book seminars
  • Honors Workshop: How to Get Into Graduate School
  • Regularly attends Honors College events

Research Focus

  • Behavioral Measures of Cognitive Flexibility
  • Understanding the Neural Correlates of Response Inhibition
  • Psychophysics


  • Ph.D. Dartmouth College
  • B.A. Brandeis University

Leanne Boucher’s research focuses on the cognitive effects of exercise. She is passionate about communicating scientific thought to the public and does so through several avenues including coordinating Brain Awareness Week activities, planning library and museum programs, blogging for, and co-curating the annual TEDxNSU event.

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