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Stéphane Gaskin, PhD Dawson College, Canada

Stephane Gaskin is a psychology professor at Dawson College in Montréal. He is also a lecturer at Concordia and McGill universities. Over the course of over 15 years, Stephane has taught a variety of psychology courses at both college and university. He has taught the very first brain and behavior course officially offered at Dawson College and regularly teaches behavioral neuroscience at university. Stephane obtained both his Bachelor and Master of psychology degrees at Concordia University. For his master's degree, which was also completed at Concordia, Stephane's research focused on the role of the hippocampus in spatial and object-recognition memory. He then pursued and obtained a PhD degree at McGill University where he studied the interaction between various brain areas such as the hippocampus amygdala and striatum in learning to approach cues associated with appetitive stimuli. Stephane then pursued his studies as a postdoctoral researcher at both the University of California in San Diego and Concordia University in Montréal. Much of Stephane's research was published in international scientific journals and presented at the Society for Neuroscience's annual conferences.