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Ron Borowsky B.A.Hon, M.A., Ph.D.

Professor (Cognitive Neuroscience); University NSERC Leader, Office of the Vice-President Research

Faculty Member in Psychology and Health Studies

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Research Area(s)

  • Neuroimaging (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, fMRI)
  • Connecting the mind to the brain in such behaviours as language, attention, memory and picture processing
  • Models of reading & language
  • Perceptual, cognitive, semantic and motor processes involved in linguistic processing

About me

Please see the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab website

Editorial Boards:

  • Cortex (Assoc. Ed)
  • Visual Cognition (Consulting Ed.)
  • The Mental Lexicon
  • Journal of Neurolinguistics

Academic background and Appointments:

  • 1985-1989: B.A. Hons. (U. of Saskatchewan)
  • 1989-1991: M.A. (U. of Waterloo)
  • 1991-1993: Ph.D. (U. of Waterloo)
  • 1993-1995: NSERC Post-doctoral Fellow (U. of Victoria)
  • 1995-1999: Assistant Professor (U. of Saskatchewan)
  • 1999-2006: Associate Professor (U. of Saskatchewan)
  • 2006-present: Professor of Psychology (U. of Saskatchewan)
  • 2007: Acting Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies and Research (U. of Saskatchewan)
  • 2007-present: Associate Member in Neurosurgery, College of Medicine (U. of Saskatchewan)
  • 2015-2022: University NSERC Leader, Office of the Vice President Research (U. of Saskatchewan)



Brain Cognition & Neurosciences Diffusion Tensor Imaging Mind attention cognitive neuroscience computational modelling functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging language processing neuroimaging perception reading semantics

neuroimaging (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, fMRI); perceptual, cognitive, semantic and motor processes involved in linguistic processing