Dr. Soulières’s research focuses on the study of cognitive processes and brain mechanisms underlying reasoning and learning in typical and autistic people from a developmental perspective (from child to adult).


Dr Soulières was appointed holder of the Research Chair on Optimizing the Cognitive Potential of Autistic People in January 2018.


His work has been funded by the American organization Autism Speaks and published in some of the best journals in neuroimaging and psychology (Human Brain Mapping, Psychological Science, etc.).


Dr Soulières has won numerous awards and scholarships, including a third place in the Young Investigator Competition of the International Society for Autism Research. She is also recognized for her expertise in the Quebec community and has been involved for several years in knowledge transfer activities with health and school professionals, in connection with the cognition of autism.


For more information on the work of  Dre Isabelle Soulières