Liyana Swirsky, PhD ’23

Liyana received her PhD (Psychological Science stream) in 2023, after completing her BA in psychology at the University of Guelph and her MA at TMU. Liyana’s work in the MAD Lab focused on cognitive and motivational selectivity across the lifespan, and on the relationship between curiosity, exploration, and memory in younger and older adults. Liyana now works as a Behavioural Insights Analyst with the Competition Bureau Canada.