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Leanne Boucher, Ph.D.

Leanne Boucher
Associate Professor

College of Psychology
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Honors Courses

  • PSYC 1020H Introduction to Psychology Honors
  • HONR 4990 Independent Study: Honors Thesis Research
  • HONR 1500 Honors Reading Seminar

Honors Engagement

  • Honors Faculty Coordinating Committee
  • Teaches courses and honors reading seminars
  • Honors Workshop: How to Get Into Graduate School
  • Attends honors 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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