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Jocelyne Bachevalier

Jocelyne Bachevalier

Professor of Psychology

397 Psychology Building
36 Eagle Row
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-727-9765
Fax: 404-727-0372

Dr. Bachevalier received a Doctorate Degree in Psychophysiology from the University of Paris in 1975 and a Ph. D. in Clinical Sciences from the University of Montreal in 1981. She was a Visiting Scientist at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda (MD) until 1991 and then took a position of Professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Texas-Houston. She joined the Emory faculty in Summer, 2004.



  1. Lab Members:
    1. Maria Alvarado, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor
    2. Anne-Pierre Goursaud, Ph.D., Guest Researcher
    3. Rebecca Richardson, Lead Research Specialist
    4. Anthony Gazy, Research Assistant
  2. Postdoctoral Fellows:
    1. Andy Kazama, PhD
    2. Christa Payne, PhD
    3. Jessica Raper, PhD
  3. Graduate Students:
    1. Emily Johnson
    2. Alison Weiss
  4. Undergraduate Students:
    1. Jordan Johnston, Preparatory Research Experience (PREP) post-baccalaureate Program
    2. Clara Wynn
    3. Ava Tompkins
    4. Madison Klavans
  5. Former Postdoctoral Fellows and Students:
    1. Mario Beauregard, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow now an Associate Researcher in the Departments of Psychology and Radiology and the Neuroscience Research Center at the University of Montreal, Canada. Recent book: The Spiritual Brain: A neuroscientist’s case for the existence of the Soul (HarperCollins).
    2. Olivier Pascalis, Ph.D., postdoctoral Fellow now a CNRS Researcher in the “Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurocognition” at the “Université Pierre Mendes France” (Grenoble, France).
    3. Maria Alvarado, Ph.D., postdoctoral Fellow now Assistant Research Professor at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta.
    4. Sarah Nemanic, Ph.D., graduate student now Doctor in Veterinary Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging Resident at the Michigan State University.
    5. Christopher Machado, Ph.D., graduate student now an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of California-Davis.
    6. Eugena Mitchell, Ph.D., graduate student now a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota.
    7. Alyson Zeamer, Ph.D., graduate student now a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anatomy at Thomas Jefferson University-Philadelphia.
    8. Courtney-Glavis Bloom, Ph.D., graduate student now a Postdoctoral Fellow at SRI International, Mento Park, Ca.


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