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Meet The Lab


Dr. Jeffery Jones

Jeffery Jones is the principal investigator and Professor of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is also Director of the Laurier Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, and a researcher at the Sun Life Movement Disorders Research and Rehabilitation Centre, and The Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research.


PhD Student

Nina Hedayati

Nina is a third year Psychology Ph.D. student in the Cognitive Neuroscience field at Laurier. Her research focuses on resilience and the brain using EEG, but she has also been involved in studies regarding: 1) cannabis use history 2) how social anxiety may impact the way people's brains respond to emotional facial expressions. Nina has experience supervising undergraduate students and volunteers in the lab.


Zahra Fotovatnia

PhD Student

Lab Director & Principal Investigator


Zehra Sasal 

MSc Student

Zehra is a second year M.Sc. student in the Jones Lab.  Her research is focused on auditory feedback in toddlers with and without Autism. Zehra is also an Instructor Therapist for individuals with Autism. 


Rachel McCaig

MSc Student

Rachel is a second year MSc student in the lab. 

Regan Taylor

Honours Thesis Student

Sarah Kogut

Jessica Black

Honours Thesis Student

Tijana Pasic

Honours Thesis Student

Honours Thesis Student

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