Robert studies how to increase the efficiency and reliability of scientific research. He is also interested in promoting evidence-based decision making and encouraging the public uptake of science.
He completed a PhD in cognitive neuroscience at McGill University in 2019. His doctoral work focused on brain imaging, including neurofeedback, placebos, and suggestion. His book Casting Light on The Dark Side of Brain Imaging, co-edited with Dr. Amir Raz, is available here.
Dr. Thibault also works as a consultant on topics related to brain imaging, neurofeedback, and experimental design. In his spare time, he enjoys rock climbing and other outdoor activities.