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Formation supérieure

2000-2004: Licence de psychomotricité, Université Saint-Joseph – Beyrouth, Liban
2004-2006: Master en neuropsychologie, Université Paris Descartes
2006-2010: Thèse en psychologie du développement sous la supervision de Jacqueline Fagard. Titre : Le développement de l’imitation au cours des deux premières années de vie, Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Université Paris Descartes 
2015-2016: HDR en psychologie développement, sous la supervision de Maya Gratier. Titre: Le rôle de l’environnement social dans le développement de la cognition sociale chez les bébés entre 8 et 24 mois. Université Paris Nanterre

Activités administratives

Présidente de la commission pédagogique du département de psychologie (2016-2018) puis membre depuis 2018; member du CCD depuis 2018; Directrice du Master de psychologie du développement depuis 2020, membre élue de la commission recherche de l’université Paris Nanterre depuis 2020, membre du conseil de l’école doctorale 139 depuis 2018. 


Encadrement

co-direction de deux post-docs (2016-2017 et 2019-2021); co-direction de deux thèses en cours et 3 thèses soutenues (Sahar Saliba, Lisa Jaquey et Uyen Tran).
Thèses en cours :
Cassandra Gédéon : co-direction avec Constantina Badéa : catégorisation sociale et perception de la distance culturelle selon l’origine ethnique chez des enfants d’âge préscolaire.
Romain di Stasi : co-direction avec Lauriane Rat-Fischer : humour et apprentissage chez les bébés.
Encadrement de pmusieurs stagiaires de M2.


Enseignement

Psychologie du développement de la licence au master et responsable des tds observation de la L1 (30 groupes) (de 2012 à 2021).


Evaluation/expertise

Revue d’articles pour JBCD, Dev Science, Infancy, Cognition and emotion, Frontiers in psychology, Scientific reports, Enfance et revue de soumissions pour SRCD 2021.

Financements

2021-2022 : UPL (20 ke) - porteuse - Projet humour et apprentissages - Achat BabyFaceReader de Noldus.
2021-2024 : ANR JCJC (211 ke) - participante - Projet EmoLearn - Humour et apprentissage chez les bébés.
2018-2021 : Philarmonie de Paris (75 ke) - porteuse - projet EVE - Exister avec la Voix Ensemble.
2016-2021 : membre junior de l’IUF - projet: perception d’agents humains et robotique chez les bébés.
2014-2016 : Fondation de France (75 ke) - porteuse - projet: langage et prosocialité chez les bébés et les enfants.
2016-2017 : UPL (55 ke) - porteuse - projet: Musique et prosocialité chez les enfants et les perruches (étude comparative).
2013-2015 : UPL (20 ke) - porteuse - projet: création du BabylabNanterre. 
2009 : mobilité internationale (3 ke) – visite de trois mois dans le laboratoire de Renée Baillargeon, Urbana Champaign, Illinois.


Journal articles22 documents

  • Cassandra Gedeon, Rana Esseily, Constantina Badea. Examining differences in minority versus majority preschoolers on social categorization and perceived intergroup distance. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, Wiley, 2021, 31 (1), pp.94-106. ⟨10.1002/casp.2479⟩. ⟨hal-03115750⟩
  • Sahar Saliba, Maya Gratier, Manuela Filippa, Emmanuel Devouche, Rana Esseily. Fathers’ and Mothers’ Infant Directed Speech Influences Preterm Infant Behavioral State in the NICU. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, Springer Verlag, 2020, 44 (4), pp.437-451. ⟨10.1007/s10919-020-00335-1⟩. ⟨hal-03115755⟩
  • Sahar Saliba, Rana Esseily, Manuela Filippa, Maya Gratier, Didier Grandjean. Changes in the vocal qualities of mothers and fathers are related to preterm infant's behavioural states. Acta Paediatrica, Wiley, 2020, 109 (11), pp.2271-2277. ⟨10.1111/apa.15238⟩. ⟨hal-03115759⟩
  • Lisa Jacquey, Jacqueline Fagard, Rana Esseily, J. Kevin O'Regan. Detection of sensorimotor contingencies in infants before the age of 1 year: A comprehensive review.. Developmental Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2020, 56 (7), pp.1233-1251. ⟨10.1037/dev0000916⟩. ⟨hal-03115760⟩
  • Lisa Jacquey, Jacqueline Fagard, Kevin O’regan, Rana Esseily. Développement du savoir-faire corporel durant la première année de vie du bébé. Enfance- Paris-, Presses universitaires de France, 2020, N°2 (2), pp.175. ⟨10.3917/enf2.202.0175⟩. ⟨hal-03115753⟩
  • Eszter Somogyi, Thuy Tuong Uyen Tran, Bahia Guellai, Ildikó Király, Rana Esseily. The effect of language on prosocial behaviors in preschool children. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2020, 15 (10), pp.e0240028. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0240028⟩. ⟨hal-03115749⟩
  • Carla Aimé, Mathilde Le Covec, Dalila Bovet, Rana Esseily. La musicalité est-elle un héritage de notre histoire biologique ?. Enfance- Paris-, Presses universitaires de France, 2020, N°5 (1), pp.41. ⟨10.3917/enf2.201.0041⟩. ⟨hal-03115756⟩
  • Carla Aimé, Mathilde Le Covec, Dalila Bovet, Rana Esseily. La musicalité est-elle un héritage de notre histoire biologique ? Une approche comparative et multidisciplinaire. Enfance- Paris-, Presses universitaires de France, 2020, pp.41-66. ⟨10.3917/enf2.201.0041⟩. ⟨hal-03114119⟩
  • Jaqueline Fagard, Rana Esseily, Lisa Jacquey, Kevin O’regan, Eszter Somogyi. Fetal Origin of Sensorimotor Behavior. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, Frontiers, 2018, 12, ⟨10.3389/fnbot.2018.00023⟩. ⟨hal-03115762⟩
  • Sahar Saliba, Rana Esseily, Manuela Filippa, Pierre Kuhn, Maya Gratier. Exposure to human voices has beneficial effects on preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Acta Paediatrica, Wiley, 2017, ⟨10.1111/apa.14170⟩. ⟨hal-01682389⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Bahia Guellaï, Adrien Chopin, Eszter Somogyi. L’écran est-il bon ou mauvais pour le jeune enfant ?. Spirale, ERES, 2017, 83 (3), ⟨10.3917/spi.083.0028⟩. ⟨hal-01682394⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Eszter Somogyi, Kevin John O'Regan, Jacqueline Fagard. Humour Production May Enhance Observational Learning of a New Tool-Use Action in 18-Month-Old Infants. Cognition and Emotion, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016, 30 (4), pp.817-825. ⟨10.1080/02699931.2015.1036840⟩. ⟨hal-01478439⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Eszter Somogyi, Bahia Guellaï. The Relative Importance of Language in Guiding Social Preferences Through Development. Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers Media, 2016, 7, ⟨10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01645⟩. ⟨hal-01480088⟩
  • Jacqueline Fagard, Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Rana Esseily, Eszter Somogyi, J. K. O'Regan. What Does It Take for an Infant to Learn How to Use a Tool by Observation?. Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers Media, 2016, 7, ⟨10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00267⟩. ⟨hal-01478443⟩
  • Eszter Somogyi, Rana Esseily. Mimicry Enhances Observational Learning in 16-Month-Old Infants. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2014, 9 (12), pp.e113695. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0113695⟩. ⟨hal-01478465⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Jacqueline Fagard. Ostensive Cues Orient 10-Month-Olds' Attention toward the Task But Delay Learning. Psychology, Scientific Research Publishing, 2013, 04 (07), pp.20. ⟨10.4236/psych.2013.47A003⟩. ⟨hal-01478473⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Kevin O’regan, Jacqueline Fagard. Understanding the experimenter's intention improves 16-month-olds’ observational learning of the use of a novel tool. Cognitive Development, Elsevier, 2013, 28 (1), pp.1 - 9. ⟨10.1016/j.cogdev.2012.10.001⟩. ⟨hal-01682374⟩
  • Anne-Yvonne Jacquet, Rana Esseily, Delphine Rider, Jacqueline Fagard. Handedness for grasping objects and declarative pointing: A longitudinal study. Developmental Psychobiology, Wiley, 2012, 54 (1), pp.36-46. ⟨10.1002/dev.20572⟩. ⟨hal-01429957⟩
  • Anne-Yvonne Jacquet, Rana Esseily, Delphine Rider, Jacqueline Fagard. Handedness for grasping objects and declarative pointing: A longitudinal study. Developmental Psychobiology, Wiley, 2012, 54 (1), pp.36-46. ⟨10.1002/dev.20572⟩. ⟨hal-03115764⟩
  • Rana Esseily¹, Jacqueline Fagard². Un bébé peut-il apprendre d’un autre bébé ? Apprentissage par observation d’une nouvelle habileté manuelle à 10 mois. Enfance- Paris-, Presses universitaires de France, 2012, 2012 (01), pp.85 - 95. ⟨10.4074/S0013754512001097⟩. ⟨hal-01682383⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Anne-Yvonne Jacquet, Jacqueline Fagard. Handedness for grasping objects and pointing and the development of language in 14-month-old infants. Laterality, Taylor & Francis, 2011, 16 (5), pp.565-585. ⟨10.1080/1357650X.2010.499911⟩. ⟨hal-03115766⟩
  • Erik Domellã¶f, Louise Rã¶nnqvist, Maurice Titran, Rana Esseily, Jacqueline Fagard. Atypical functional lateralization in children with fetal alcohol syndrome. Developmental Psychobiology, Wiley, 2009, 51 (8), pp.696-705. ⟨10.1002/dev.20404⟩. ⟨hal-03115770⟩

Conference papers14 documents

  • Rana Esseily, Cassandra Gédéon, Constantina Badea. The effect of ethnic origin on social categorization and cultural distance perception in preschool children.. International student course in behavioral biology (IFE), Jan 2021, Paris, France. pp.277-289, ⟨10.1007/978-3-540-87559-8_29⟩. ⟨hal-03115743⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Eszter Somogyi, Bahia Guellai. The effect of language on prosocial behaviors in preschool children. BCCCD, Jan 2017, Budapest, Hungary. ⟨hal-01682745⟩
  • Sahar Saliba, Maya Gratier, Lama Charafeddine, Rana Esseily, Manuela Filippa, et al.. Impacts of live and recorded parental voices on preterm infants' physiological and behavioral states . 2017 Stockholm Conference on Ultra-Early Intervention, Mar 2017, Stockholm, Sweden. ⟨hal-01682882⟩
  • Mathilde Le Covec, Carla Aimé, Uyen Tran, Rana Esseily, Dalila Bovet. Musical influences on cockatiels’ behaviors. Colloque Société Française d'Etude du Comportement Animal, May 2017, Gif-sur-Yvette, France. ⟨hal-01682613⟩
  • Uyen Tran, Carla Aimé, Dalila Bovet, Mathilde Le Covec, Rana Esseily. Effects of consonant and dissonant music on prosocial behaviors of preschool children. Conférence de la Société Française pour l'Etude du Comportement Animal (SFECA), May 2017, Gif-sur-Yvette, France. ⟨hal-01688121⟩
  • Sahar Saliba, Rana Esseily, Manuela Filippa, Pierre Kuhn, Maya Gratier. Effects of exposure to human voices in preterm infants in the NICU: a literature review . 2017 Stockholm Conference on Ultra-Early Intervention, Mar 2017, stockholm, Sweden. ⟨hal-01682866⟩
  • Lisa Jacquey, Rana Esseily, Kevin O’regan. Sensitivity to sensorimotor contingencies and learning in infants and robots. Journée des Jeunes Chercheurs en Robotique (JJCR), Nov 2016, paris, France. ⟨hal-01682804⟩
  • Rana Esseily. The role of positive emotions in the development of observational learning in infants.. JOURNÉE D'AUTOMNE DU GT8 ROBOTIQUE ET NEUROSCIENCES, Nov 2015, Cergy, France. ⟨hal-01682694⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Eszter Somogyi, Kevin O’regan, Jacqueline Fagard. Humour production may enhance observational learning of a new tool-use action in 18-month-old infants. SRCD, Mar 2015, Philadelphie, United States. ⟨hal-01682705⟩
  • Jacqueline Fagard, Rana Esseily, Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Kevin O’regan. What prepares infants to learn to use a tool to get an out-of-reach object?. ICIS, Jul 2014, Berlin, Germany. ⟨hal-01682712⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Jacqueline Fagard. Ostensive cues orient infants’ attention toward the demonstration but can, in some conditions, delay learning. ICIS, Jul 2014, Berlin, Germany. ⟨hal-01682699⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Kevin O’regan, Jacqueline Fagard. What motivates infants to learn by observation a novel tool use action ?. Developmental robotics and infant development psychology seminar, Feb 2013, Dagstuhl, France. ⟨hal-01682718⟩
  • Rana Esseily. Observational learning.. UFA-DFH meeting: “Interactions, communications and learning: from invertebrates to humans”, France., Oct 2013, Nanterre, France. ⟨hal-01682724⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Kevin O’regan, Jacqueline Fagard. Observational learning of tool use.. ICIS, Jun 2012, Minneapolis, United States. ⟨hal-01682729⟩

Poster communications10 documents

  • Uyen Tran, Dalila Bovet, Ildikó Király, Rana Esseily. Learning too function through video or live demonstrations.. BCCCD, Jan 2021, Budapest, Hungary. ⟨hal-03115820⟩
  • Carla Aimé, Dalila Bovet, Uyen Tran, Mathilde Le Covec, Rana Esseily. Effects of listening to music on social interactions in preschool children.. BCCCD, Jan 2020, Budapest, Hungary. ⟨hal-03115821⟩
  • Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Mawa Dafreville, Rana Esseily. Coupling Behavioral and Physiological Measures to Study the Interplay between Emotions and Learning in Babies. ICPS, Mar 2019, Paris, France. ⟨hal-03115824⟩
  • Uyen Tran, Carla Aimé, Mathilde Le Covec, Dalila Bovet, Rana Esseily. The effects of consonant and dissonant music on prosocial behaviors of preschool children and cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus). Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Jan 2018, Budapest, Hungary. 2018. ⟨hal-01688127⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Uyen Tran, Eszter Somogyi. The effect of language and ethnic origin on prosocial behavior. DuCog 2017 - Intuitive sociologists: Representing social relations and social categories, May 2017, Dubrovnik, Croatia. ⟨hal-01682656⟩
  • Lisa Jacquey, Montone Guglielmo, Eszter Somogyi, Jacqueline Fagard, Rana Esseily, et al.. Sensitivity to sensorimotor contingencies in infants: a paradigm for robotic/psychology collaboration. Seventh Joint IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, Sep 2017, Lisbone, Portugal. ⟨hal-01682796⟩
  • Bahia Guellaï, Ezster Somogyi, Rana Esseily. Language as a Marker Guiding Prosocial Behavior: Evidence in Preverbal Infants and Preschoolers. XX ICIS Biennal Congress, May 2016, New-Orleans, United States. 2016. ⟨hal-01479340⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Alyssia Tessiers, Eszter Somogyi. Music Enhances Observational Learning in 16- to 18-Month-Old Infants. International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS 2016), May 2016, New-Orleans, United States. 2016. ⟨hal-01479343⟩
  • Ezster Somogyi, Rana Esseily. Being Mimicked Facilitates Observational Learning in 16-Month-Old Infants. XIX International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS), Jul 2014, Berlin, Germany. 2014. ⟨hal-01479360⟩
  • Rana Esseily, Jacqueline Fagard. Pedagogical cues and social cues help infants orient their attention to what is relevant in a social learning context: an eye tracking study with 10-month-old infants. International Conference on Infant Studies, Jun 2012, Minneapolis, United States. ⟨hal-01682617⟩

Books1 document

  • Bahia Guellaï, Rana Esseily. Psychologie du développement. Armand Colin, 2018. ⟨hal-01890992⟩

Book sections4 documents

  • Lauriane Rat-Fischer, Rana Esseily¹. L’humour chez le bébé : développement et enjeux dans les apprentissages. ISTE. Processus émotionnels en situation d’apprentissage, ISTE, 2022, 9781789480429. ⟨hal-03482247⟩
  • Maya Gratier, Rana Esseily, Anne Bobin-Bègue. La cognition incarnée : corps, communication et culture. Milkovich, Raphaëlle; Morange-Majoux, Françoise. Traité de psychologie, Elsevier Masson, 2017. ⟨hal-01478736⟩
  • Maya Gratier, Anne Bobin-Bègue, Rana Esseily, Bahia Guellaï. Vers une approche intégrative du développement précoce. Milkovich, Raphaëlle; Morange-Majoux, Françoise. Traité de psychologie, Elsevier Masson, 2017. ⟨hal-01478735⟩
  • Matthew Hartley, Jacqueline Fagard, Rana Esseily, John Taylor. Observational Versus Trial and Error Effects in a Model of an Infant Learning Paradigm. Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2008, 5164, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp.277-289, 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ⟨10.1007/978-3-540-87559-8_29⟩. ⟨hal-03115774⟩