Fran completed a Bachelor’s in Psychology at X (Ryerson) University, and an honour’s thesis in the SMART Lab. Her research explored auditory, visual, and audiovisual activations of the human mirror neuron system.
After completing her undergraduate degree, Fran worked as the lab manager of the SMART Lab for five years (Sept. 2016 – 2021). She was also the project manager of the SingWell Canada research project (May 2018 – Sept. 2021; see the SingWell website for updates).
Fran is currently a PhD student in Psychology at the Rotman Research Institute and UofT. In addition to working on research, Fran performs and composes music on the piano.
Personal webpage: www.francopelli.com