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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of the President
April 17, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Sukhvinder Singh Obhi

Associate Professor, Psychology, (and Marketing, SBE)

Contact Information
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.2423

Office Location: N2023 (Science Building)
Office Hours: By Appointment Only
Personal Website:
Languages Spoken


Academic Background

PhD University College London, England (doctoral research partially conducted at Harvard Medical School, USA)

Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Western Ontario, Canada 

Additional Information

Dr. Obhi leads the Social Brain, Body and Action Lab at Laurier. Research is made possible by financial support from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Ontario Research Fund, NSERC, SSHRC and the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation. Experiments are focussed in the following broad areas:

Basic Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Intentional action and the sense of agency

Social Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Agency in joint and group action
  • Social perception and interaction
  • Individual differences in automatic imitation and mimicry

Applied Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Psychology, Neuroscience & Product Evaluation
  • The Consumer brain

Students interested in research are encouraged to contact Dr. Obhi via email at:

Dr. Obhi is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience & Department of Psychology, University College London, England.