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Public scholar: Alexa Ruel

Alexa Ruel

How and why do decision-making strategies change across the lifespan?

Alexa Ruel is a doctoral candidate in Experimental Psychology. She holds a BA in Psychology from McGill University and received her Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology at Concordia University. Alexa is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Concordia’s Journal of Accessible Psychology (CJAP) as well as the Co-Founder and Liaison for Concordia’s Journal of Psychology and Neuroscience (CJPN)

Examining how and why decision-making strategies changes across the lifespan, Alexa's work aims to understand the neural mechanisms behind these changes in order to support the more complex strategies in children and the elderly. Her doctoral research is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) as well as by Concordia University.

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