Curriculum Vitae

Anna M. Lomanowska, PhD

Current Academic Appointment

Adjunct Professor (Professeure AssociĆ©e)School of Psychology, Laval University

Past Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, 2015-2019

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

Researcher, Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Axis, CERVO, 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 


Grondin, F., Lomanowska*., A.M., Jackson*, P.L. (In Press). Empathy in computer-mediated interactions: A conceptual framework for research and clinical practiceClinical Psychology-Science and Practice.

Sadowski, A.S. & Lomanowska, A.M. (2018). Virtual intimacy: Propensity for physical contact between avatars in an online virtual environment. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 1-9. 

Beaunoyer, E. Arsenault, M. Lomanowska, A.M., & Guitton, M.J. (2016). Understanding online health information: Evaluation, tools and strategies. Patient Education and Counseling, 100, 183-189.

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

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,

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,

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.