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About Leanne Boucher

Leanne Boucher, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at NSU's College of Psychology. Her research focuses on how cognition can be affected by movement. In this line of research, Dr. Boucher examines how different forms of exercise (walking, running, bike riding) or fidgeting movements can affect one’s inhibitory control, working memory, and attentional focus.

Positions

2016 - Present Coordinator, First Year Seminar, Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology
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2014 - Present Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology
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2011 - 2014 Chair, Undergraduate Psychology Program, Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology
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2010 - 2014 Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present Participant, Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology
2016 - Present Member, NSU Retention Committee
2013 - Present Vice President, Miami Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
2010 - Present Judge, Nova Southeastern University, Undergraduate Student Symposium
2001 - Present Peer Reviewer, Cognition, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
2001 - Present Peer Reviewer, Experimental Brain Research
2001 - Present Peer Reviewer, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance
2001 - Present Peer Reviewer, Neuroimage
2001 - Present Peer Reviewer, The Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
2001 - Present Peer Reviewer, The Open Psychology Journal
2001 - Present Peer Reviewer, Vision Research
Present Ad-Hoc Reviewer, The Journal of Experimental Pyschology: Human Perception and Performance
2014 - 2015 Chair, NSU Foundations of Excellence Committee
2014 - 2015 Member, NSU Foundations of Excellence Committee, Overseeing Committee
2014 - 2015 Co-Chair, NSU Foundations of Excellence Committee, Philosophy Dimension
2014 - 2015 Member, NSU Foundations of Excellence Committee, Writing Committee
2013 - 2015 Vice President, NEURO.tv
1996 Member, Psi Chi National Honor Society
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Neuroscience
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
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Honors and Awards

  • 2016 Professor of the Year Award, STUEY, Nova Southeastern University
  • 2012 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Farquhar College of Arts & Sciences (NSU)
  • 2009 Vanderbilt University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research
  • 2008 Travel Award from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology
  • 2001 Dartmouth College Marie A. Center Graduate Award for Excellence in Research
  • 1999 First Place, Dartmouth Graduate Student Poster Conference

Education

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2002 Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Dartmouth College
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1997 B.A., Psychology, Brandeis University
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Contact Information

(954) 262-8469

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Articles (17)

Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Leanne Boucher

Presentations (48)

Conference presentations, proceedings, lectures, and symposia given by Dr. Leanne Boucher