Researcher Profile

Marc Joanisse

Marc Joanisse




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Dr. Marc Joanisse is a Professor at the University of Western Ontario, where he is a member of the Psychology department and Western’s Brain and Mind Institute. He received his PhD from the University of Southern California. His research examines the neurocognitive bases of language and reading, focusing on developmental language disability and reading disorders in children, second-language learning in adults, and processing of morphologically complex words. His laboratory uses a multi-modal approach including eye-tracking, electroencephalography (EEG) and event-related potentials (ERP), functional MRI, and diffusion-weighted MRI (DTI). He has also worked extensively with computational techniques, including neural network models, machine learning classifiers, growth curve modeling and linear mixed effects models.