REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS :

Gagnon, S., Soulard, K., Brasgold, M., & Kreller, J. (In press). Effects of normal aging on memory for multiple contextual features. Brain and Cognition, 9 pages.

Gagnon, S., Villemure, R., & Montembeault, P. (soumis). Analyse du portrait cognitif des personnes âgeés au volant. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie.

Lajoie C.,Trudeau F., Lavoie N., Massicotte G., Gagnon, S., Calderone A., & Béliveau L. (soumis). Regulation of PKB, ILK and GSK-3 with a rapid and more progressive onset of hyperglycemia in Zucker diabetic fatty rat heart.

Bédard, M-J., Gagnon, S., & Turcotte, J. (2005). The effect of old age on supra-span learning of spatial sequences under incidental or intentional encoding instructions.

Turcotte, Gagnon, S., & Poirier, M. (2005). The effect of old age on learning of supra-span sequences. Psychology and Aging.

Godbout, L., Grenier, M-C., Braun, C.M.J., & Gagnon, S. (2005). Cognitive structure of executive deficits in frontally lesioned patients performing activities of daily living. Brain Injury

Godbout, L, Fiola, M., Braun, C.M.J., & Gagnon, S. (sous presse). Cognitive structure and real life implementation of scripts in older adults. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.

Lajoie C.,Trudeau F., Lavoie N., Massicotte G., Gagnon, S., Calderone A., & Béliveau L. (sous presse). Exercise training attenuated the PKB and GSK-3 dephosphorylation in the myocardium of ZDF rats. Journal of Applied Physiology.

Pouliot, S., & Gagnon, S. (2005). Is Egocentric Space Automatically Encoded? Acta Psychologica, 118, 193-210.

Belanger, Alexandre; Lavoie, Nathalie; Trudeau, Francois; Massicotte, Guy; Gagnon, Sylvain. (2004) Preserved LTP and water maze learning in hyperglycaemic-hyperinsulinemic ZDF rats. Physiology & Behavior, 83, 483-494.

Godbout, L., Cloutier, P., Bouchard, C., Braun, C.M.J., & Gagnon, S. (2004). Script generation following frontal and parietal lesions. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 26, 857-873.

Lemay, M., Gagnon, S., & Proteau, L. (2004). Manual pointing to remembered targets but also in a remembered visual context. Acta Psychologica, 117, 139-153.

Gagnon, S., Foster, J.K., Turcotte, J., & Jongenelis, S. (2004). Involvement of the hippocampus in implicit learning of supra-span sequences: The case of SJ. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 21, 867-882.

Trudeau, F., Gagnon, S., & Massicotte, G. (2004). Hippocampal synaptic plasticity and glutamate receptor regulation: Influences of diabetes mellitus. European Journal of Pharmacology, 490, 177-186.

Valastro, B., Cossette, J., Lavoie, N., Gagnon, S., Trudeau, F., & Massicotte, G. (2002). Up-regulation of glutamate receptors is associated with LTP defects in the early stages of diabetes mellitus. Diabetologia, 45, 642-650.

Fiset, S., Gagnon, S., & Beaulieu, C. (2000). Egocentric and allocentric encoding of disappearing objects in dogs (Canis Familiaris). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 114, 315-324.

Winocur, G., & Gagnon, S. (1998). Glucose treatment attenuates spatial learning and memory deficits of aged rats on tests of hippocampal function. Neurobiology of Aging, 19, 233-242.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS:

Yamin, S., Stinchcombe, A., Cyr, A-A., Gagnon, S., Marshall, S., Hing, M., Finestone, H., (2007, June). Examination of Traumatic Brain Injured Drivers’ Behavioural Reactions to Simulated Complex Roadway Events. Poster session presented at Canadian Society for Brain Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences, Victoria, British Columbia.

Stinchcombe, A., Cyr, A-A., Gagnon, S., Marshall, S., Hing, M., & Finestone, H. (2007, June). The role of attention and executive functioning in traumatic brain injury (TBI) drivers’ reactions to simulated road challenges. Poster session presented at Canadian Society for Brain Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences, Victoria, British Columbia.

Stinchcombe, A., Yamin, S., Bélanger, A., Cyr, A-A., Gagnon, S., Hing, M., & Marshall, S. (2007, June). Driving Errors as Predicted by the UFOV in Older and Younger Adults. Poster session presented at 68th Meeting for the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON.

Cyr, A-A., Gagnon, S., Stinchcombe, A. Marshall, S., Hing, M., Finestone, H. (2007, May). Improving the safety of brain injured drivers: an examination of their driving behaviour. Poster session presented at 7th National Workshop for Driver Rehab Specialists, Ottawa, ON.

Brasgold, M., Pershin, C., Stinchcombe, A., & Gagnon, S. (2007). Visuo-spatial supra-span sequence learning: Mimicking old age performance through dual-task on the Hebb paradigm with younger adults. Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science 17th Annual Meeting. Department of Psychology, University of Victoria. Saskatchewan. Victoria, B.C., Canada. June 15-17, 2007.

Pershin, C., Brasgold, M., & Gagnon, S. (2007). Visuo-spatial supra-span sequence learning: Mimicking old age performance through dual-task on the Hebb paradigm with younger adults. Undergraduate thesis poster session. Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa. Ottawa, On., Canada. March, 2007.

Brasgold, M., Gagnon, S., Thompson, G. (2006). An Examination of Memory for Complex Events and the Role of Binding. Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science 16th Annual Meeting. Department of Psychology, University of Saskatchewan. Sakatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. June 22 - 24, 2006.

Brasgold, M., Gagnon, S. (2006). Old age and visuo-spatial supra-span sequence learning: The role played by the frontal lobes. Cognition Research Group of Ottawa Colloquium. Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa & Carleton University. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. April 26, 2006.

Gagnon, S., Pouliot, S., Belanger, A., Joanisse, M., Brasgold, M. (2004). La memorisation de stimuli visuo-spatiaux chez la personne âgee saine : une perspective multifactorielle. 72e Congrès annuel de l'Association Canadienne Française pour l'Avancement des Sciences. Montréal, Quebec, Canada. May 10-14, 2004.

Gagnon, S., Soulard, K., Brasgold, M., & Kreller, J (2004). La mémorisation intentionelle d’informations contextuelles uni et multidimensionnelles: examen des effets d’âge. VIIIe Colloque international sur le viellissement cognitif. Marseille, France. September, 2004.

Dual Task Performance during Driving Simulations in Older and Younger Drivers Stephanie Yamin, Alexandre Belanger, Andrée-Ann Cyr, Sylvain Gagnon, Ph.D Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa Shawn Marshall, Malcom Hing CanDRIVE, Elizabeth Bruyère Research Institute

An Examination of Memory for Complex Events and the Role of Binding Melissa Brasgold, M.A., Sylvain Gagnon, Ph.D., Glenn Thompson, M.A. School of Psychology, University of Ottawa

Simulated High Risk Roadway Scenarios: An examination of older driver's reactions Andrée-Ann Cyr, Alexandre Bélanger, Ridhima Sharma, Stephanie Yamin, Veronic Quann, Sylvain Gagnon Ph.D Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa

Assessment Of Older Drivers In Simulated High Crash Risk Scenarios Andrée-Ann Cyr, Alexandre Bélanger, Ridhima Sharma, Sylvain Gagnon, Ph.D Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Shawn Marshall, Malcolm Hing CanDRIVE, Elizabeth Bruyère Research Institute