Yogita Chudasama received her B.Sc (Hons) in Applied Psychology in 1991 from Cardiff University, Wales, UK. She remained at Cardiff University to complete her Ph. D in 1995 under the supervision of Dr. Janice Muir where she studied frontal and thalamic contributions to learning, memory and attention. She did her first postdoctoral fellowship (1998-2002) at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge UK, with Prof. Trevor Robbins investigating psychopharmacological mechanisms of the rodent prefrontal cortex. She did her second postdoctoral fellowship (2003-2006) at the Laboratory of Neuropsychology at the National Institute of Mental Health USA, with Dr. Elisabeth Murray where she studied the emotional and cognitive contributions of prefrontal cortex and the medial temporal lobe in rhesus monkeys. She then joined the faculty at McGill University, Department of Psychology in 2007.