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Françoise Vitu - Curriculum Vitae


PhD in Cognitive Psychology (Paris 5 University, 1990) / Habilitation in Psychology (University of Provence, 2007)

Director of Research at the French National Center for Research (CNRS) since October 2009 / CNRS Researcher since October 1992

Co-Head with E. CASTET of the Perception & Attention Group at the Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive in Marseille, France.


Journal articles29 documents

  • Claire Albrengues, Frédéric Lavigne, Carlos Aguilar, Eric Castet, Françoise Vitu. Linguistic processes do not beat visuo-motor constraints, but they modulate where the eyes move regardless of word boundaries: Evidence against top-down word-based eye-movement control during reading. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2019, 14 (7), pp.e0219666. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0219666⟩. ⟨hal-02360828⟩
  • Antje Nuthmann, Françoise Vitu, Ralf Engbert, Reinhold Kliegl. No Evidence for a Saccadic Range Effect for Visually Guided and Memory-Guided Saccades in Simple Saccade-Targeting Tasks. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2016, 11 (9), pp.1 - 27. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0162449⟩. ⟨hal-01432289⟩
  • Soazig Casteau, Françoise Vitu, Robin Walker. Is the remote distractor effect on saccade latency greater when the distractor is less eccentric than the target?. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2016, 45 (2), pp.23. ⟨hal-01439588⟩
  • Lotje Linden, Françoise Vitu. On the optimal viewing position for object processing. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, Springer Verlag, 2016, 78 (2), pp.602-617. ⟨10.3758/s13414-015-1025-z⟩. ⟨hal-01432266⟩
  • Gregory Zelinsky, Hossein Adeli, Françoise Vitu. Modeling attention and saccade programming in realworld contexts. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2016, 45 (2), pp.77-78. ⟨hal-01439589⟩
  • Delphine Massendari, Christophe Tandonnet, Françoise Vitu. On the reduced influence of contour on saccade metrics and its competition with stimulus size (vol 101, pg 158, 2014). Vision Research, Elsevier, 2015, 108, pp.118. ⟨10.1016/j.visres.2015.01.004⟩. ⟨hal-01432340⟩
  • Sebastiaan Mathôt, Alisha Siebold, Mieke Donk, Françoise Vitu. Large Pupils Predict Goal-Driven Eye Movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, American Psychological Association, 2015, 144 (3), pp.513-521. ⟨10.1037/a0039168⟩. ⟨hal-01432329⟩
  • Sebastiaan Mathôt, Lotje Linden, Jonathan Grainger, Françoise Vitu. The Pupillary Light Response Reflects Eye-Movement Preparation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, American Psychological Association, 2015, 41 (1), pp.28-35. ⟨10.1037/a0038653⟩. ⟨hal-01432334⟩
  • Lotje van der Linden, Sebastiaan Mathôt, Françoise Vitu. The role of object affordances and center of gravity in eye movements toward isolated daily-life objects. Journal of Vision, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2015, 15 (8), ⟨10.1167/15.5.8⟩. ⟨hal-01232550⟩
  • Marina Yao-N'Dré, Eric Castet, Françoise Vitu. Inter-word eye behaviour during reading is not invariant to character size: Evidence against systematic saccadic range error in reading. Visual Cognition, Taylor & Francis, 2014, 22 (3-4, SI), pp.415-440. ⟨10.1080/13506285.2014.886652⟩. ⟨hal-01432445⟩
  • Sebastiaan Mathôt, Lotje van der Linden, Jonathan Grainger, Françoise Vitu. The pupillary light response reveals the focus of covert visual attention. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2013, 8 (10), pp.e78168. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0078168⟩. ⟨hal-00932068⟩
  • Myriam Chanceaux, Françoise Vitu, Luisa Bendahman, Simon Thorpe, Jonathan Grainger. Word processing speed in peripheral vision measured with a saccadic choice task.. Vision Research, Elsevier, 2012, 56C, pp.10-19. ⟨10.1016/j.visres.2012.01.014⟩. ⟨hal-00674559⟩
  • Andre Kruegel, Françoise Vitu, Ralf Engbert. Fixation positions after skipping saccades: A single space makes a large difference. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, Springer Verlag, 2012, 74 (8), pp.1556-1561. ⟨10.3758/s13414-012-0365-1⟩. ⟨hal-01439719⟩
  • F. Vitu. Eye movements in reading as the expression of distributed spatial coding in oculomotor-centre maps. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2012, 41 (S), pp.13. ⟨hal-01440374⟩
  • Marina Yao-N'Dré, Eric Castet, Françoise Vitu. Are letters the correct unit to measure eye behaviour in reading? Testing the effect of character size on the launch site effect. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2011, 40 (1), pp.121. ⟨hal-01440402⟩
  • S. Casteau, F. Vitu. The uncertainty of target location: A tool to explore the neural mechanisms involved in the computation of vertical saccades in humans. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2011, 40 (S), pp.152. ⟨hal-01440393⟩
  • Soazig Casteau, Françoise Vitu. Lateral interactions influence WHERE but not WHEN the eyes move. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2011, 40 (1), pp.121. ⟨hal-01440387⟩
  • C. Tandonnet, D. Massendari, F. Vitu. Larger stimuli do not attract more the gaze. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2010, 39 (S), pp.173. ⟨hal-01440431⟩
  • F. Vitu, J. Fagot. Saccade-like global spatial-integration processes in a hand-pointing task in baboons. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2010, 39 (S), pp.49-50. ⟨hal-01440441⟩
  • S. Casteau, F. Vitu. An attempt to generate vertical saccades with pairs of contralateral stimuli. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2010, 39 (S), pp.33-34. ⟨hal-01440432⟩
  • L. A. Bendahman, F. Vitu, J. Grainger. Ultra-fast processing of printed words?. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2010, 39 (S), pp.147. ⟨hal-01440430⟩
  • F. Vitu, S. Casteau. Saccadic eye movements in two-stimulus visual displays: foveal and peripheral distractor stimuli are not equal. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2008, 37, pp.131-132. ⟨hal-01440574⟩
  • Françoise Vitu. About the global effect and the critical role of retinal eccentricity: Implications for eye movements in reading.. Journal of Eye Movement Research, International Group for Eye Movement Research - University of Bern, Switzerland, 2008, 2 (3, SI). ⟨hal-01440586⟩
  • M. Rolfs, F. Vitu. Differential effects of target onset and target uncertainty on saccade latency distributions in the gap and overlap tasks. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2008, 37, pp.151. ⟨hal-01440581⟩
  • Patrick Lemaire, Sophia Callias, Francoise Vitu-Thibault. Strategic changes in children's two-digit addition problem solving. International Journal of Psychology, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2008, 43 (3-4), pp.530. ⟨hal-01440606⟩
  • F. Vitu, D. Lancelin, A. Jean. Failure to reveal a global effect with distractor stimuli in the foveal region. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2006, 35 (S), pp.20. ⟨hal-01441271⟩
  • M. Rolfs, F. Vitu. On the imited role of target onset in the gap task: Support for the motor-preparation account. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2006, 35 (S), pp.237. ⟨hal-01441273⟩
  • Françoise Vitu, Denis Lancelin, Zoï Kapoula, Frédéric Lavigne. Eye movements in reading isolated words: Evidence for strong biases towards the center of the screen. Vision Research, Elsevier, 2004, pp.321-338. ⟨hal-01358851⟩
  • Frédéric Lavigne, Géry d'Ydewalle, Françoise Vitu. The influence of semantic context on initial eye landing sites in words. Acta Psychologica, Elsevier, 2000, 104 (2), pp.191-214. ⟨hal-01358855⟩

Preprints, Working Papers, ...2 documents

  • Claire Albrengues, Frédéric Lavigne, Carlos Aguilar, Eric Castet, Françoise Vitu. Linguistic processes do not beat visuo-motor constraints, but they modulate where the eyes move regardless of word boundaries: Evidence against word-based eye-movement control during reading.. 2019. ⟨hal-02081090⟩
  • Françoise Vitu-Thibault. Navigating in the cognitive space of words : orientation mechanisms and representations. 2005. ⟨hal-00003657⟩