Arnaud Saj, Ph.D., neuropsychologue OPQ, FSP

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal;
Researcher, CRIR–Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille, CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre

Phone: 514 343-6111 (53221)



  • License, Psychology, Université de Lille 3, 1999
  • M.Ps., Psychology (Cognitive Neurosciences), Université de Lyon II, 2000
  • DEA national, Cognitive Neuropsychology, Université de Toulouse III, 2001
  • Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, Université de Lille 3, 2006
  • Postdoctorate, Functional Neuroscience and Pathologies, CNRS UMR 8160 Laboratory, Université de Lille 2, 2007
  • Postdoctorate, Fundamental Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Université de Genève, 2010

Research interests

Clinical and experimental neuropsychology; rehabilitation; pluridisciplinary support.

Selected publications

Saj, A., Pierce, J., Caroli, A., Ronchi, R., Thomasson, M. & Vuilleumier, P. (2020). Rightward exogenous attentional shifts impair perceptual memory of spatial locations in patients with left unilateral spatial neglect. Cortex, 122, 187-197. [doi]

Pierce, J., Ricou, C., Thomasson, M. & Saj, A. (2019). Sensorimotor plasticity in response to predictable visual stimuli could correct the signs of spatial neglect. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 62(3), 198-199.  [doi]

Saj, A., Borel, L. & Honoré, J. (2019). Functional neuroanatomy of vertical visual perception in humans. Frontiers in Neurology, 10, 142.  [doi]

Saj, A., Cojan, Y., Assal, F. & Vuilleumier, P. (2019). Prism adaptation effect on neural activity and spatial neglect depend on brain lesion site. Cortex, 119, 301-311. [doi]

Saj, A., Ros, T., Michela, A. & Vuilleumier, P. (2018). Saj A, et al. Effect of a single early EEG neurofeedback training on remediation of spatial neglect in the acute phase. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 61(2), 111-112. [doi] OPEN ACCESS



Research orientation

Axis 1: Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Functions and Activities

Research topic

Thème 1 : The person, their entourage and the community

Research Site

CRIR – Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille, CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre

University Affiliation