Dr Viger received his PhD in philosophy from McGill University in 1999. He became a full-time member of faculty at Western in 2002. Research Interests: Dr. Viger studies the connection between language and thought. His approach is to apply data from psychology to philosophical problems about cognition.
Dr. Minda obtained a Ph.D. in psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo in the fall of 2000. He was a Beckman Fellow from 2000-2003 and has been at Western Since 2003. Research Interests: Dr. Minda studies how people learn concepts and categories, and how categorical information is applied to various decisions.
Dr. McRae received his Ph.D from McGill University in 1992 and was later a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester. He has been at Western since 1993. Research Interests: Dr. McRae studies sentence processing, word meaning, concepts, and categories.
Lee-Anna T. Sangster
Lee-Anna is a PhD Candidate in Philosophy at the University of Western Ontario. She received her M.A. in Philosophy from Simon Fraser University in 2006 and her B.A. (Honors) with a double major in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Western Ontario in 2004. Research Interests: Lee-Anna is interested in the study of consciousness. Her current research lies at the intersection of the empirical study of mindreading and philosophical accounts of consciousness.