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Marie Arsalidou

  • Marie Arsalidou has been at HSE University since 2014.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2014
    Associate Professor
  • 2009

    PhD
    York University (Canada)

  • 2004

    Master's in Cognitive Developmental Neuropsychology
    York University (Canada)

  • 2001

    BS
    Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Academic Supervision

for a degree of Candidate of Science
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Valentina Bachurina - Eye tracking and higher order cognition

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Publications42

 

 

 

Conferences

  • Refereed Conference Oral Presentations

    Arsalidou, M. (May, 2018) symposium “Task complexity and task analysis: neo-Piagetian perspective on cognitive modeling” A trade off between mental-attentional capacity and task complexity may drive hemispheric complexity. Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of The Jean Piaget Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

     

    Arsalidou, M. (May, 2018) symposium “Mental capacity constraints on cognition:  Studies from the Theory of Constructive Operators ” Advantages of parametric measures: Behavioural and neuroimaging evidence. Presented at Development 2018, A Canadian Conference on Developmental Psychology, Niagara Region, Ontario.

     

    Arsalidou, M. (Feb. 2018) Orthographic manipulations and word reading. Presented the 4th Winder workshop on Experimental Studies of Speech and Language (Night Whites, 2018), St. Petersburg, Russia.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Martynova, O., Kotova, T. (November, 2017). Parametric measures of mental-attentional capacity. All-Russian Jubilee Scientific Conference “Fundamental and applied research of modern psychology: Results and prospects of development”, Moscow, Russia.

    Arsalidou, M., (September, 2016). The role of prefrontal cortex in mathematical cognition. Third Annual workshop on Cognitive Control, Communication and Perception (CCCP), Moscow, Russia.

    Arsalidou, M. (June, 2015) symposium “Mental-attentional capacity: Improving measurement of executive attention and working memory) Measuring mental-attentional capacity with functional neuroimaging. Presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of The Jean Piaget Society, Toronto, Canada.

     

    Pascual-Leone, J., Johnson, J., Arsalidou, M., (June 2013). Organismic determinants of mental/ executive attention explain developmental stages: Their existence, their significance. Presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Chicago, IL.

     

    Duerden, E.D., Arsalidou, M., Chakravarty, M.M., Taylor, M.J. (April 2012). Functional topography and structural development of the basal ganglia. Symposium on the structural and functional imaging of the basal ganglia and thalamus in healthy and disordered brain, Warsaw, Poland.

     

    Refereed Conference Poster Presentations (Underline denotes student or trainee)

     

    Arsalidou, M., & Pascual-Leone, J., Jabbari, Y., & Gordon, M. (2016, August).  Working memory capacity in young adult bilinguals. To be presented at the 8th European Working Memory Symposium, Liege, Belgium.

     

    Arsalidou, M., & Yalpe, Z. (2016, August).  Neural correlates of working memory in children and youth To be presented at the 8th European Working Memory Symposium, Liege, Belgium.

     

    Kim, S., Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., (2016, June). The role of auditory feedback for sensorimotor control of speech in adults with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Khalezov, E., & Arsalidou, M. (2016, June). Differences in cerebrovascular hemodynamics in children with normal and below-average IQ. Presented at the EARLI SIG 22 "Neuroscience and Education". Amsterdam, Netherlands.

     

    Kim, S., Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., (2016, May). Assessing mental attentional capacity in young adults across domains. Presented at the 46th Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. Canada.

     

    Gordon, M., Pascual-Leone, J., & Arsalidou, M., (2016, April). The relation of language background and numeric cognitive processes. Presented at Canadian Centre of Studies and Research on Bilingualism and Language Planning (CCERBAL) – Bilingual from birth: process, pedagogy and policy. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Jabbari, Y., Arsalidou, M., & Pascual-Leone, J., (2016, April). Impact of Language Background on Visuo-Spatial Mental Attentional Capacity. Presented at Canadian Centre of Studies and Research on Bilingualism and Language Planning (CCERBAL) – Bilingual from birth: process, pedagogy and policy. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Pisarenko, S., Pascual-Leone, J., & Arsalidou, M., (2016, April). Orthography manipulations and the Stroop effect in Russian-English bilinguals. Presented at Canadian Centre of Studies and Research on Bilingualism and Language Planning (CCERBAL) – Bilingual from birth: process, pedagogy and policy. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Kim, S., Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., (2016, April). The role in interference in mental-attentional capacity measurements. Annual Psychology Poster Day, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., & Agostino, A. (2016, Jan.). The role of inhibition in working memory assessment across development. Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Budapest, Hungary.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J. & Johnson, J., (2016). Quantifying cognitive limitations behaviourally and with neuroimaging. Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Budapest, Hungary.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., Johnson, J., (2015, June). Developmental and neuroimaging evidence on attentional capacity across domains. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of The Jean Piaget Society, Toronto, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., Johnson, J., (2014, Dec.). Quantitative assessment of working memory capacity across development. Workshop on Cognitive Control, Communication and Perception (CCCP), Moscow, Russia.

     

    Goukon, R., Arsalidou, M., Lee, W., & Taylor, M.J. (2011, Aug.) Effect of cognitive load on visuospatial and verbal working memory. Poster presented at the SSuRe Program Symposium, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Agostino, A., & Taylor, M.J. (2011, June). Structural equation modeling of relations among inhibition, verbal and visual-spatial working memory across development. Poster presented at 72nd convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Duerden, E.G., & Taylor, M.J. (2011, April). Quantifiable changes in verbal and visual-spatial working memory across development. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society of Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Agostino, A., Maxwell, S., & Taylor, M.J. (2011, April). White or wthie: Interference effects of orthographic modifications in the Stoop colour-word test. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society of Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

     

    Maxwell, S., Arsalidou, M., & Taylor, M.J. (2010, July). Development of response inhibition in children: Insights from the Stroop colour-word task. Poster presented at the SSuRe Program Symposium, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., & Taylor, M.J. (2010, April). Functional investigation of dynamic facial expressions. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

     

    Lin, S. Y., Dade, L., Arsalidou, M., Donner, E.J., & Taylor, M.J., (2010, April). fMRI of an n-back working memory task in children and adults. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, Canada.

     

    Lin, S. Y., Dade, L., Arsalidou, M., & Taylor, M.J., (2010, March).  The development of working memory: fMRI measures of frontal lobe contribution. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference, The frontal lobes. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    -Abstract in Frontiers Conference Abstracts (doi:10.3389/conf.fnins.2010.14.00066).

     

    Arsalidou, M. & Taylor, M.J. (2010, February). Brain correlates of dynamic facial expressions. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network Ontario, Toronto, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., Johnson, J., Morris, D., & Taylor, M. J. (2009, November). Neural competition between voluntary and spontaneous networks. Poster presented at the joint workshop for COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) actions Consciousness (BM0605) and NeuroMath (BM0601) Limassol, Cyprus.

     

    Lin, S. Y., Dade, L., Arsalidou, M., & Taylor, M.J. (2009, July). Frontoparietal activation during a working memory task in adults and children. Poster presented at the SSuRe Program Symposium, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Whyte-Fagundas, P., Card, D., Arsalidou, M., Chung, A., Taylor, M.J. (2009, July). Proton MRS and the premature infant brain. Poster presented at the SSuRe Program Symposium, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., Johnson, J., & Taylor, M. J. (2008, June). Neural responses to a visuospatial task with six levels of mental demand. Poster presented at the 18th annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, London, Ontario, Canada. 

    -Abstract in Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62 (4), 262.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., & Johnson, J. (2008, April). Measuring age-bound changes in mental capacity: The role of misleading cues. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA, USA.

     

    Taylor, M. J., Arsalidou, M., Morris, D., Bayless, S. J., & Barbeau, E. J. (2008, May). Faces we know: Neural processing of parent, partner and own faces. Poster presented at the 16th scientific meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Pascual-Leone, J., & Johnson, J. (2007, October).  The color matching task: A new paradigm to assess mental-attention.  Poster presented at the 5th biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

     

    Arsalidou, M., Goel, V., & Pascual-Leone, J. (2007, June). Neural correlates of visual problem solving and task demand. Poster presented at the TENNET biennial meeting of Theoretical & Experimental Neuropsychology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

    -Abstract published in Brain & Cognition, S12 (2008).

     

    Arsalidou, M., Barbeau E. J., Bayless S. J., & Taylor, M. J. (2007, June). Neural correlates of personally familiar faces. Poster presented at the 3rd annual conference of Cognitio 2007, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    -Poster also presented at the annual Research Institute 2007 Scientific Retreat, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario (2007, November).

     

    Baldeo, S., Arsalidou, M., Johnson, J., Pascual-Leone, J., (2007, March). Mental-attentional capacity in adults. Annual Psychology Poster Day, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

     

    Bayless, S. J., Goltz, H. C., Bells, S., Arsalidou, M., & Taylor, M. J., (2006, June). Spatial and object working memory for face stimuli: An fMRI investigation. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy.

     

  • 2015

    45th Annual Meeting of The Jean Piaget Society. Presentation: Measuring mental-attentional capacity with functional neuroimaging.

Grants

Grants in progress

4. Arsalidou, M., (PI) Mirror Lab: Learning and neurocognitive abilities in school-aged children: longitudinal study. Galina Evgenievna Pazekova (co-PI) with matched funding, 2020-2022 (₽ 8,500,000 RUB).

3. Arsalidou, M., (PI) Early detection of neurocognitive giftedness in children. Russian Science Foundation (# 17-18-01047). Russian Science Foundation) 2020-2021, ₽ 12,000,000 RUB.

2. Arsalidou M., (PI) et al. Neurocognitive foundation of individual differences of categorical learning in school children (# 19-313-51010). Russian Foundation of Basic Research, 2019-2021. 10,000,000 RUB.

1. Arsalidou, M., (PI) . Neurocognitve correlates of mathematical performance in children. HSE Academic Fund Program (2019-2021), 8,250,000 RUB.

 

 

Grants Completed

4. Arsalidou, M. (PI) & Pascual-Leone, J. Developmental involvement of prefrontal cortex and working memory in mathematical problem solving. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada: 2014-2020, $ 130,000 CAD.

3. Arsalidou, M., (PI) Early detection of neurocognitive giftedness in children. Russian Science Foundation (# 17-18-01047). Russian Science Foundation) 2017-2019, ₽ 18,000,000 RUB.

2. Ushakov VL (PI), Arsalidou, M., (Co-I) et al. Neuroimulogical status and characteristics of basic cognitive-affective architectures of the brain in normal and schizophrenic patients. Russian Foundation of Basic Research (ofi-m 17-29-02518) 2017-2019, ₽ 7,800,000 RUB.

1. Arsalidou, M. (PI). Brain responses to mathematical operations of increasing complexity. HSE Academic Fund Program (RSG-2018): ₽ 1,200,000 RUB.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Employment history

2014-2020  Assistant Professor, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Department of Psychology, Moscow, Russia

2017-present  Adjunct Professor, York University, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Toronto, Canada

2013-present  Adjunct Professor, York University, Faculty of Health, Department of Psychology, Toronto, Canada

Timetable for today

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Researchers of Neuropsy Lab took part in the virtual Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society

Members of our laboratory and their colleagues from HSE performed at the 12th annual Budapest CEU online Conference on Cognitive Development (BCCCD22, January 10-14, 2022).

The new publication of our Lab's members in Frontiers in Psychology | Cognitive Science

Alexey Kotov and Yulia Sudorgina published an article in "Frontiers in Psychology" on the influence of language on the comprehension and evaluation of judgments.

What Does the Brain Look Like When Doing Math?

In her open lecture on November 17, Dr. Marie Arsalidou, Head of the HSE Neuropsy Lab and Co-Director of the Science of Learning and Assessment (SOLA) Master’s at IOE, will share enthralling insights from neuroscience into what happens to our brain when we engage in solving math problems and how this knowledge could help bolster learning and development.

Mini-course: "MRI Safety"

The Neuropsy Lab at the Department of Psychology invites students to an online mini-course on "MRI Safety".
Participation is Free
Language: English

Researchers of Neuropsy Lab gave lectures as a part of the educational module "Cognitive Research Methods" at NTU Sirius, Sochi

On the 10 of July Neuropsy Lab members Arsalidou Marie, Yulia Sudorgina, Valentina Bachurina, Andrey Faber, Maria Zherdeva as well as Roman Tikhonov (HSE, St. Petersburg) gave lectures to the students of the module "Methods of Cognitive Research" as a part of the educational module at NTU Sirius.

‘Up and Ahead’: Students in New Master's Programme to Study Psychometrics and Developmental Sciences

Enrolment is underway for the HSE Institute of Education’s new Master's programme, Science of Learning and Assessment, which was developed at the intersection of developmental science, advanced methods of neuroscience and psychometrics, and the theory and practice of testing and measurement. Students will learn to assess human development and adjust the learning process, relying on evidence-based approaches of neuroscience and current concepts of measuring skills, personality characteristics, competencies, and other complex constructs.

The HSE Look April Issue

The second issue of 2021 presents interviews about knowledge production and exchange from various angles.

Mirror Labs: A Geographic Effect

The HSE Laboratory for Neurobiological Foundations of Cognitive Development (Neuropsy Lab) is one of 13 winners of the HSE Mirror Laboratories Competition and the only lab headed by an international faculty member. The Neuropsy Lab’s partner institution is the Scientific and Educational Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Art Technologies based out of Ulyanovsk State University. The HSE Look spoke about this collaboration with the lab’s head – Dr Marie Arsalidou, Associate Professor at the HSE School of Psychology.

Marie Arsalidou visited the «Sirius» Lyceum with a lecture about Brain and Mathematics

For the first time this year, Neuropsy Lab held an open lecture on the brain in an offline format. Marie Arsalidou and her colleagues payed a visit to the «Sirius» Lyceum located in Sochi. Additionally, the lecture was simultaneously broadcasted online via Zoom and was available to the audience from all over the country.

Invitation to an open lecture "Building a Better Brain"

Neuropsy Lab and new Master's program "Science of Learning and Assessment" invite you to an open lecture by Dr. Marie Arsalidou "Building a Better Brain".

The HSE Look October Issue

The fourth issue of 2020 presents three interviews on the digital university concept and introduces new tenure faculty.

How HSE University Is Developing Distance Learning

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HSE University, as well as other universities around the world, has had to  quickly transition to online learning. How have students and instructors adapted to distance learning? What are the challenges that the university has faced?  How have assessment mechanisms changed?  HSE administrators and instructors answer these questions for the HSE News Service.

HSE University Researchers Receive Fifteen Grants from the Russian Science Foundation

The Russian Science Foundation has announced the winners of four 2020 competitions. Some of the winners are from HSE University. They have received grants of 12 to 24 million roubles, for a term of two to four years.

Emotions Help Engage School Students in Learning

Healthy Aging Entails Reorganization of Function in Prefrontal Brain Areas

What is it like to live and work in Russia in 2018?

An intercultural seminar on specifics of living and working in Russia was held by Dr. Mira Bergelson, a Professor of Linguistics, on September 25th at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow for internationally recruited faculty members.

Scientists Uncover New Facts Concerning Working Memory in Children

Researchers from the Higher School of Economics conducted a meta-analysis by compiling data across 17 neuroimaging studies on working memory in children.

Nine New Research Labs to Appear at HSE

On June 1, the HSE Academic Council approved a list of new research laboratories at the University. Their respective research agendas cover various fields, from transcendent philosophy and international law to bioinformatics and visual perception and attention modeling. On June 5, all of the laboratories commenced their activities at five HSE faculties.

Results of Competition for Research and Teaching Laboratories Announced

This year, HSE has supported the founding of 10 new Research and Teaching Laboratories (RTLs) in various fields, from cognitive psychology and computer modeling, to international justice and economics of sports.

HSE Research Teams to Receive Russian Science Foundation Grants in 2017

The Russian Science Foundation has announced winners of its latest grant competition to support basic scientific research and exploratory scientific research conducted by research teams.

Getting to Know Moscow, Making Friends, and Pointing at Things

Marie Arsalidou joined HSE’s Faculty of Social Sciences as Assistant Professor in September 2014. She is getting ready to launch a wide-ranging developmental study examining cognitive capacities in school children. Here she talks about what working at HSE and living in Moscow is like for an international professor.

'Media Often Sensationalize Findings'

Marie Arsalidou joined HSE in September 2014 as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Arsalidou speaks to The HSE LooK about her research projects and work plans.