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Welcome to the Clinical Neurosciences Laboratory at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Our research uses advanced methods in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience to understand how the brain supports thinking abilities and emotions in healthy individuals and those with severe mental illness. We train outstanding students in the undergraduate Psychology and Neuroscience programs at the University of Toronto Scarborough and the Psychology and Clinical Psychology Graduate Programs at the University of Toronto. To learn more about our current research projects, training opportunities, or to participate in research, please navigate this website using the tabs above. If you have a specific inquiry, please contact Dr. Ruocco at or call (416) 208-2762.

Dr. Ruocco's research is supported by grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, and Province of Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation.

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