Researcher Profile

Jessica Grahn

Jessica Grahn

Associate Professor

BMI Core Member



Associated Websites:

Music and Neuroscience Lab

Contact Information:
(519) 661-2111 x84804

Research Areas

Clinical neuroscience

Cognition and behaviour

Development and aging

Perception and action


Jessica Grahn joined the Psychology department and Brain and Mind Institute at Western in 2011. She has degrees in Neuroscience and Piano Performance from Northwestern University, as well as a PhD from the University of Cambridge University (conducted at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit). She has received the Charles Darwin Award in Public Communication of Science from the British Science Association, the Early Researcher Award from the Ontario government, and a New Investigator Award from CIHR. Her research is supported by the James S. McDonnell Foundation (through an Understanding Human Cognition Scholar Award), the GRAMMY foundation, Parkinson Society Canada, BrainsCAN, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, and all three major Canadian research councils.