Rhonda N. Amsel

Academic title(s): 

Retired Associate Professor


Contact Information:


Office: 2001 McGill College, Room 702
Phone: 514.398.6129
Email: rhonda.amsel[at]mcgill.ca


Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
2001 McGill College, 7th floor
Montreal, QC
H3A 1G1


Rhonda N. Amsel

Research Areas:

Quantitative & Modeling | Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience

Research Summary:

Prof. Amsel is interested in the design and statistical analysis of behavioral studies. She is currently involved in a variety of measurement and methodological issues within the context of cognitive assessment, health psychology, and neuroscience.

Selected References:

Doyon, J., Bellec, P., Amsel, R., Penhune, V., Monchi, O., Lehericy, S., Benali, H., (2009) Contributions of the Basal Ganglia and Functionally Related Brain Structures to Motor Learning. Behavioral Brain Research, Special Issue on the role of the basal ganglia in learning and memory, guest editors Mark Packard and Claudio Da Cunha, 189 (1), 61-75.

Bailes, S., Libman, E., Baltzan, M., Amsel, R., Schondorf, R., & Fichten, C.S., (2006). Brief and distict empirical sleepiness and fatigue scales. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 60, 605-613.

Pukall, C.F., Baron, M., Amsel, R., Khalife, S., & Binik, Y.M. (2006). Tender point examination in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome. Clinical Journal of Pain, 22(7),601-609.

Amsel, R. & Fichten, C.  (1998).  Recommendations for Self-Statement Inventories:  Use of Valence, Endpoints, Frequency and Relative Frequency. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 22(3), 255-277.

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