McMaster University

McMaster University

Bruno Losier

Bruno Losier

Ph.D., C.Psych., ABPP(CN)

Assistant Professor (PT), Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences

Psychologist, Clinical Neuropsychology Service


West 5th Campus
St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton
100 West 5th Street
Hamilton, ON L8N 3K7

Tel: 905-522-1155, ext. 39357
Fax: 905-381-5633


Dr. Losier received his Ph.D. in 1999 from Dalhousie University, and completed his internship at Camp Hill Medical Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  He is currently a psychologist in the centralized Clinical Neuropsychology Service and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University.  His current clinical and research interests include attentional deployment in three dimensions, the impact of Electro-convulsive Therapy (ECT) treatment on long term memory function, and the neuropsychological characteristics of patients with treatment resistant Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). He has published over ten peer reviewed journal articles and has given numerous presentations at professional conferences.

Selected Publications

Koblik, M., Kidd, S.A., Goldberg, J., & Losier, B.J. (2009) Learning processes and outcomes in computer skills training for persons with serious mental illness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 32(4): 306-308

Losier, B.J., & Klein, R.M. (2004). Covert orienting within peripersonal and extrapersonal space: Young adults.  Cognitive Brain Research, 19, 269-74.

Losier, B.J., & Klein, R.M. (2001). A review of the evidence for a disengage deficit following parietal lobe damage. Neuroscience Biobehavioral Review, 25,1-13.

McGlone J., Losier, B.J., Black, S.E. (1997). Are there sex differences in hemispatial visual neglect after unilateral stroke? Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 10,125-34.

Losier, B.J., McGrath, P., & Klein, R.M. (1996). Error patterns on the continuous performance test in non]medicated and medicated samples of children with and without ADHD: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Child Psychology, Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 37, 971]987.

Losier, B.J., and Semba, K. (1993) Dual projections of single cholinergic and aminergic brainstem neurons to the thalamus and basal forebrain in the rat. Brain Research, 604, 41-52.

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