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.
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.
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
Make scientific research accessible to anyone interested in it, by simplifying scientific language
Provide an overview of the biases that cut across research in psychology, philosophy, economics, neuroscience and more
Bring together research agendas and literature into a practical guide to stimulate research on cognitive biases
Provide the knowledge to identify biases, to be able to talk about them, and to develop ways to work around them
Promote critical thinking and accountability by proposing concrete ways to manage cognitive biases
Make the general public aware of the scientific method by clearly explaining how research on cognitive biases is conducted
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
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
Kathie McClintock used to be a lecturer at McGill University, and now she is happily retired and trying reduce her carbon footprint.
Susan D. Renaud
Susan Renaud is a trainer in teaching English (TESOL) and French-English translator for RACCOURCIS.
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.
Gaëtan Béghin is a French psychologist and doctoral student in psychology at UQAM. He is interested in individual differences in causal reasoning.
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.