Curriculum Vitae

Anna M. Lomanowska, PhD

Current Appointment


Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga

Adjunct Professor (Professeure Associée)School of Psychology, Laval University


Employment History


Assistant Professor (Professeure Adjointe), School of Psychology, Laval University, 2013-2015

Researcher, Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Axis, CRIUSMQ, 2014-2015



Education and Training

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Faculty of Medicine, CRIUSMQ, Laval University, 2011-2013

PhD, Psychology, Collaborative Program in Neuroscience, University of Toronto, 2011

MSc, Health Studies, University of Waterloo, 2005

BSc Hon, Biology and Psychology, McMaster University, 2003


 

Refereed Publications 


CyberPsychology:


Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. (2016). Online intimacy and well-being in the digital age. Internet Interventions, 4, 138-144.


Beaunoyer, E. Arsenault, M. Lomanowska, A.M., & Guitton, M.J. (2016). Understanding online health information: Evaluation, tools and strategies. Patient Education and Counseling. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.08.028.


Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. (2014). My avatar is pregnant! Representation of pregnancy, birth, and maternity in a virtual world. Computers in Human Behavior, 31, 322-331.


Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. (2012). Virtually naked: Virtual environment reveals sex-dependent nature of skin disclosure. PLoS ONE, 7(12): e51921. 


Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. (2012). Spatial proximity to others determines how humans inhabit virtual worlds. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 318-323

 

Behavioural Neuroscience:


Lomanowska, A.M., Boivin, M., Hertzman, C., & Fleming, A.S. (2015). Parenting begets parenting: A neurobiological perspective on early adversity and the transmission of parenting styles across generations. Neuroscience, 

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.09.029.


Lomanowska, A.M. & Melo, A.I. (2015). Deconstructing the function of maternal stimulation in offspring development: Insights from the artificial rearing model in rats. Hormones and Behavior, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2015.05.017.


Lomanowska, A.M., & Kraemer, G.W. (2014). Increased behavioral output but intact goal-directed and habitual responding for food reward following early-life social deprivation in rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 271, 94-105. 


Lomanowska, A.M., Chatterjee-Chakraborty, M., Steiner, M. Kraemer, G.W. (2011). Effects of motherless rearing on basal and stress-induced corticosterone secretion in rat pups. Stress, 14, 685-696

           

Lomanowska, A.M., Lovic, V., Rankine, M.J., Mooney, S.J., Robinson, T.E.,  & Kraemer, G.W. (2011). Inadequate Early Social Experience Increases the Incentive Salience of Reward-Related Cues in Adulthood. Behavioral Brain Research, 220, 91-99.

           

Lomanowska A.M., Ammari N., & Kraemer, G.W. (2010). Interactions between the effects of early isolation rearing and complex housing on adult locomotor activity and sensitivity to amphetamine in rats involve noradrenergic neurotransmission. Pharmacology Biochemistry & Behavior, 95, 100-105.

 

Wainwright, P.E., Lomanowska, A.M., McCutcheon, D., Park, E.J., Clandinin, M.T., & Ramaujam, K.S. (2007).  Postnatal dietary supplementation with either gangliosides or choline: Effects on spatial short-term memory in artificially-reared rats. Nutritional Neuroscience, 10, 67-77.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., Rana, S.A., McCutcheon, D., Parker, L.A, & Wainwright, P.E.  (2006). Artificial rearing alters the response of rats to natural and drug-mediated rewards. Developmental Psychobiology, 48, 301-314.

 

Lomanowska, A., Gormley, S., & Szechtman, H. (2004). Pre-synaptic stimulation and development of locomotor sensitization to the dopamine agonist quinpirole. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 77, 617-622.

 

Book Chapters

 

Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. (2012). Multimodal Perceptual and Emotional Integration in Eating Disorders. In C.M. Shapiro (Ed.) Eating Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments. Nova Science Publishers.

 

Selected Refereed Abstracts


Beaunoyer, E., Lomanowska, AM. & Guitton, MJ. Understanding Online Health Information: Evaluation, Tools, and Strategies. Poster at the 8th Health Literacy Research Conference, Bethesda, MD, October 2016.


Sadowski, A.S. & Lomanowska, A.M. Virtual intimacy: Representation of physical closeness between avatars in online 3-D chat rooms. Poster at the Undergraduate Summer Research Conference. University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, August 2016.


Desrochers-Couture, M., Bonin, R.P, De Koninck, Y., & Lomanowska, A.M. Sensory Afferents Activated by Gentle Touch Contribute to Self-Grooming and Social Behaviour. Poster at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience Meeting, Vancouver, BC, May 2015.


Beaunoyer, É., Grenier, J., & Lomanowska, A.M. Le soutien social et le bien-être chez les utilisateurs de Facebook âgés entre 35 et 65 ans [Social support and well-being in 35-65 year old Facebook users]. Poster presented at the Psychology Outside the Box Conference, Ottawa, ON, May 2015.


Desrochers-Couture, M., Bonin, R.P, De Koninck, Y., & Lomanowska, A.M. Characterizing the Natural Function of Sensory Afferents Activated by Gentle Touch. Poster at the 16th annual research day, CRIUSMQ, Quebec City, QC, January 2015.


Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. My Avatar is Pregnant! The Potential of Virtual Worlds for Improving Prenatal Health Care. ePoster presented at the American Telemedicine Association, Austin, TX, May 2013.  


Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. Inhabiting virtual worlds: Social determinants of interindividual spatial distribution. Poster presented at the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, July 2012.


Lomanowska, A.M. & Guitton, M.J. Social density and physical aggregation of avatars in virtual spaces. Poster presented at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Québec, QC, May, 2011.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., Lovic, V., Rankine, M.J., Mooney, S.J., Robinson, T.E., & Kraemer, G.W. Early life social isolation increases incentive salience of reward-related cues. Abstract accepted for presentation at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, Nov 2010. Abstract tagged as “Hot Topic” in society media materials.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., Lovic, V., Robinson, T.E., & Kraemer, G.W. Effects of early life social deprivation on behavioural motivation in the context of reward and reward-related cues. Oral presentation and poster presented at the Parental Brain: Neurobiology, Behaviour and the Next Generation Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, Sept 2010.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., Afonso, V.M., Hundal, N., Kohaar, J., Fleming, A.S., & Kraemer G.W. Repeated pretreatment with d-amphetamine reduces deficits in female sexual performance resulting from early isolation rearing. Poster presented at the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, July 2010.

           

Lomanowska, A.M., Lovic, V., Rankine, M.J., Mooney, S.J., Robinson, T.E., & Kraemer, G.W.  Early life social isolation increases incentive salience of reward-related cues. Poster presented at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, May, 2010.

 

Lomanowska, A.M. & Kraemer, G.W. Social deprivation of infant rats alters sensitivity to the predictive value of a conditioned reward cue. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Oct 2009.

 

Mooney, S.J., Lomanowska, A.M., & Kraemer, G.W.  Social isolation of infant rats followed by resocialization in a complex environment results in perseverative reversal learning deficits. Poster presented at the Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association Annual Meeting, Hamilton, ON, May 2009.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., & Kraemer, G.W.  Artificial rearing of infant rats does not affect habit formation but enhances anticipatory responding in an instrumental task. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Nov 2008.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., & Kraemer, G.W.  Artificial rearing selectively modulates anticipatory responding in an instrumental task.  Poster presented at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, May 2008.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., & Kraemer, G.W.  Development of the adrenocortical stress response in artificially reared rat pups. Poster presented at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, May 2007.

 

Lomanowska, A.M., Rana, S.A., Parker, L.A, & Wainwright, P.E. Increased sucrose preference and conditioned place response to morphine in artificially reared rats.  Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Nov 2005.

 

Perreault, M., Lomanowska, A., & Szechtman, H. Neonatal stress alters behavioral sensitization to the dopamine agonist quinpirole: Role of testing environment. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct 2003.