2021 Richard C. Tees Distinguished Leadership Award Winner: Dr. Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Saskatchewan.  Her research interests include intuitive judgments, thinking and decision-making, and metacognition (that is, how we evaluate the accuracy of our thought processes).  She has served in numerous leadership roles, including President of the Canadian Society of Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Thinking & Reasoning.  Her research program has been continuously funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada since 1991.