our team

 

Eric M. Muszynski, editor, web designer and translator

Eric Muszynski is a PhD candidate in philosophy, and a teacher in universities and colleges. His research focuses on explanations of behaviour, and the ways in which multiple approaches can interact to enrich scientific explanations. He has a passion for exploring difficult questions and hard-to-reach places.

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Émilie Gagnon-St-PIerre is pursuing doctoral studies in cognitive and social psychology. Her research interests include cognitive biases and intergroup relations. Her bucket list includes: winning a Laser Quest championship, seeing a unicorn and finishing her thesis.

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Émilie Gagnon St-Pierre, founder, graphic designer and editor

Cloé Gratton is pursuing doctoral studies in cognitive psychology and obtained a master's degree in philosophy. She is interested in beliefs in false information. In her spare time, she enjoys bad weather, listens to murder mystery podcasts, and cheats to solve crosswords.

Cloé Gratton, founder, web designer and editor

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Émilie Gagnon St-Pierre

Founder, graphic designer and editor

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Émilie Gagnon-St-PIerre is pursuing doctoral studies in cognitive and social psychology. Her research interests include cognitive biases and intergroup relations. Her bucket list includes: winning a Laser Quest championship, seeing a unicorn and finishing her thesis.
 

Cloé Gratton

Founder, web designer and editor

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Cloé Gratton is pursuing doctoral studies in cognitive psychology, and obtained a master's degree in philosophy. She is interested in beliefs in false information. In her spare time, she enjoys bad weather, listens to murder mystery podcasts, and cheats to solve crosswords.
 

Eric M. Muszynski

Editor, web designer and translator

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Eric Muszynski is a PhD candidate in philosophy, and a teacher in universities and colleges. His research focuses on explanations of behaviour, and the ways in which multiple approaches can interact to enrich scientific explanations. He has a passion for exploring difficult questions and hard-to-reach places.

our mission

 

Accessible language

Make scientific research accessible to anyone interested in it, by simplifying scientific language

Interdisciplinary panorama

Provide an overview of the biases that cut across research in psychology, philosophy, economics, neuroscience and more

Research tool

Bring together research agendas and literature into a practical guide to stimulate research on cognitive biases

Diagnostic

Provide the knowledge to identify biases, to be able to talk about them, and to develop ways to work around them

Critical Thinking

Promote critical thinking and accountability by proposing concrete ways to manage cognitive biases
 

Scientific Literacy

Make the general public aware of the scientific method by clearly explaining how research on cognitive biases is conducted

the authors

 

Fall 2020 edition

Anne-Sophie Blouin, Undergraduate student in psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Janie Brisson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pedagogy and Educational Sciences Department, Université du Québec à Montréal

Laurence Chouinard-Gaouette PhD candidate in psychology, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Caroline Coupal, Undergraduate student in psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Marina M. Doucerain, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Ben Dyson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Alberta

Frédérick Deschênes, Master's student in philosophy, Université du Québec à Montréal

Émilie Gagnon-St-Pierre, PhD candidate in psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Sara Germain, Master's student in Communications, Université du Québec à Montréal

Louis-Nascan Gill,  PhD candidate in psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Cloé Gratton, PhD candidate in psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Louison Gros, BA Psychology, Université Savoie-Mont-Blanc

Alanah Lam, BA Psychology, Simon Fraser University

Olivier Lépine, PhD candidate in psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Myles Maillet, PhD candidate in psychology, University of Victoria

Coralie Niquay, Undergraduate student in cognitive neuroscience, Université de Montréal

Julien Ouellette-Michaud, PhD candidate in philosophy, McGill University, philosophy teacher, Maisonneuve college

Gabriel Piuze-Bourgeois, BA Psychology, Université de Sherbrooke

Christina Popescu , PhD candidate in psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal

Trisha Rani Saha, Undergraduate student in cognitive neuroscience, Université de Montréal

Éliane Simard-Desjardins, Undergraduate student in psychology, Université de Montréal

Marie Taillefer, Undergraduate student in psychology, Université de Montréal

Fabrice Valcourt, Master's student in philosophy, Université du Québec à Montréal

Magali Vigneault, Undergraduate student in cognitive neuroscience, Université de Montréal

Sophie-Andrée Vinet, BSc Cognitive Neuroscience, Université de Montréal

collaborators

 

Kathie McClintock


Kathie McClintock used to be a lecturer at McGill University, and now she is happily retired and trying reduce her carbon footprint.
 

Translator

Susan D. Renaud


Susan Renaud is a trainer in teaching English (TESOL) and French-English translator for RACCOURCIS.

 

Translator

Sarah Maillé

Sarah Maillé obtained her bachelor's degree in communication from UQAM in 2017, where she is now back as a student doing a specialization thesis in psychology.

Translator

Gaëtan Béghin


Gaëtan Béghin is a French psychologist and doctoral student in psychology at UQAM. He is interested in individual differences in causal reasoning.
 

Reviewer

our logo

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The SHORTCUTS logo was created by Christian Tiffet. Christian Tiffet lives and works in Quebec. After having been artistic director of Éditions Québec Amérique and the Montreal newspaper Le Devoir, with which he still collaborates, he now devotes his time to illustration and graphic design as an independent artist.

 

Shortcuts in the media

 

Ampuy, E. (2021, January 22). Interview - Émilie Gagnon-St-Pierre, co-founder of Raccourcis. CISM 89.3. Online.


Gauvreau, C. (2021, January 11). Reconnaître les biais cognitifs. Actualités UQAM. Online .

Hébert-Bernier, F. (2021, January 20). Quand notre cerveau prend des raccourcis. Quartier Libre. Online.

Monette, G. (2021, 6 février). Podcast. Épisode 51 : Émilie Gagnon-St-Pierre et Cloé Gratton sur les biais cognitifs. Éthique en pandémie. Online.

Muszynski, E. (2021, spring). Communiqué. A practical guide to cognitive biases.  Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science no. 103. Online.

2020 sponsors

 
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