Dr. Thibault studies how to improve the rigour and reproducibility of scientific research. This includes research on study design, preregistration, statistical practice, peer review, and the funding and publication systems.
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 neurofeedback and experimental design. In his spare time, he enjoys rock climbing and other outdoor activities.