Laboratoire de Psychologie

du Développement et

de l'Éducation de l'Enfant

Nicolas Poirel (Pr)

Nicolas est professeur de Psychologie à l’Université Paris Descartes et Membre junior de l’Institut Universitaire de France (IUF). Il est également directeur adjoint de l’UMR CNRS 8240 (LaPsyDÉ) et membre du Comité de Direction du centre d’imagerie cérébrale Cyceron (Caen). En outre, Nicolas est membre du comité éditorial des revues Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology et World Journal of Behavioral Science et responsable de Licence première année de Psychologie du développement, membre du Conseil Pédagogique de Licence et du jury de première année de Licence et il est le président de la Commission Pédagogique de Licence de l’Institut de Psychologie.

Ses travaux de recherches en psychologie expérimentale et en imagerie cérébrale anatomique (IRMa) et fonctionnelle (IRMf, EEG) sont consacrés au développement neurocognitif de l’attention visuelle, du jeune enfant à l’adulte.

Contact: nicolas.poirel@parisdescartes.fr

PUBLICATIONS

In press

Camarda, A., Salvia, E., Vidal, J., Poirel, N., Weil, B., Houdé, O., Borst, G., & Cassotti, M. (2018). Neural basis of functional fixedness during creative idea generation: an EEG study. Neuropsychologia (in press).

Gerlach, C., & Poirel, N. (2018). Navon’s classical paradigm concerning local and global processing relates systematically to visual object classification performance. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 324. 

Krakowski, C.-S., Borst, G., Vidal, J., Houdé, O., & Poirel, N. (2018). Children have to inhibit global information when the forest is dense and local information when the forest is sparse. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology (in press). 

Tissier, C., Linzarini, A., Allaire-Duquette, G., Mevel, K., Poirel, N., Dollfus, S., Etard, O., Orliac, F., Peyrin, C., Charron, S., Raznahan, A., Houdé, O., Borst, G., & Cachia, A. (2018). Sulcal polymorphisms of the IFC and ACC contribute to inhibitory control variability in children and adults. eNeuro (in press).

2016

Cassotti, M., Camarda, A., Poirel, N., Houdé, O., & Agogué, M. (2016). Fixation effect in creative ideas generation: Opposite impacts of example in children and adults. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 19, 146-152.

Krakowski, C.-S., Poirel, N., Vidal, J., Roell, M., Pineau, A., Borst, G., & Houdé O. (2016). The forest, the trees and the leaves: Differences of processing across development. Developmental Psychology, 52, 1262-1272.

2015

Habib, M., Borst, G., Poirel, N., Houdé, O., Moutier, S., & Cassotti, M. (2015). Socio-emotional context and adolescents’ decision making: The experience of regret and relief after social comparison. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 25, 81-91.

Krakowski, C.-S., Borst, G., Pineau, A., Houdé, O., & Poirel, N. (2015). You can detect the trees as well as the forest when adding the leaves: Evidence from visual search tasks containing three-level hierarchical stimuli. Acta Psychologica, 157, 131-143.

 

Lubin, A., Rossi, S., Poirel, N., Lanoë, C., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2015). The role of self-action in 2-year-old children: An illustration of the arithmetical inversion principle before formal schooling. Child Development Research, Volume 2015, Article ID 879258, 1-7, doi.org/10.1155/2015/879258.

Mevel, K., Poirel, N., Rossi, S., Cassotti, M., Simon, G., Houdé, O., & De Neys, W. (2015). Bias detection: Response confidence evidence for conflict sensitivity in the ratio bias task. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 27, 227-237.

 

Rossi, S., Lanoë, C., Poirel, N., Pineau, A., Houdé, O., & Lubin, A. (2015). When I met my brain: Participating in a neuroimaging study influences children's naïve mind-brain conceptions. Trends in Neuroscience and Education: doi:10.1016/j.tine.2015.07.001.

 

2014

Agogué, M., Kazakçi, A., Hatchuel, A., Le Masson, P., Weil, B., Poirel, N., & Cassotti, M. (2014). The impact of type of examples on originality: Explaining fixation and stimulation effects. The Journal of Creative Behavior, 48, 1-12.

 

Agogué, M., Poirel, N., Pineau, A., Houdé, O., & Cassotti, M. (2014). The impact of age and training on creativity: a design-theory approach to study fixation effects. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 11, 33-41.

 

Borst, G.*, Cachia, A.*, Vidal., J., Simon, G., Fischer, C., Pineau, A., Poirel, N., Mangin, J.-F., & Houdé, O. (2014). Folding of the anterior cingulate cortex partially explains inhibitory control during childhood: A longitudinal study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 9, 126-135.

 

Poirel, N., Krakowski, C.-S., Sayah, S., Pineau, A., Houdé, O., & Borst, G. (2014). Do you want to see the tree? Ignore the forest. Inhibitory control during local processing: A negative priming study of local-global processing. Experimental Psychology, 61, 205-214.

 

Poirel, N., Leroux, E., Pineau, A., Houdé, O., & Simon, G. (2014). Changes in cortical thickness in 6-year-old children open their mind to a global vision of the world. BioMed Research International, 2014:362349. doi: 10.1155/2014/362349.

2013

Beaucousin, V., Simon, G., Cassotti, M., Pineau, A., Houdé, O., & Poirel, N. (2013). Global interference during early visual processing: ERP evidence from a rapid global/local selective task. Frontiers in psychology, 4:539. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00539

 

Borst, G., Poirel, N., Pineau, A., Cassotti, M., & Houdé, O. (2013). Inhibitory control efficiency in a Piaget-like class-inclusion task in school-age children and adults: A developmental negative priming study. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1366-1374.

 

Lubin, A., Rossi, S., Simon, G., Lanoë, C., Leroux, G., Poirel, N., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2013). Numerical transcoding proficiency in 10-year-old schoolchildren is associated with grey-matter interindividual differences: A voxel-based morphometry study. Frontiers in Educational Psychology: 4:197. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00197.

 

Rossi, S., Lubin, A., Simon, G., Lanoë, C., Poirel, N., Cachia, A., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2013). Structural brain correlates of executive engagement in working memory: Children's inter individual differences are reflected in the anterior insular cortex. Neuropsychologia, 51, 1145-1150.

 

Simon, G., Lanoë, C., Poirel, N., Rossi, S., Lubin, A., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2013). Dynamics of the anatomical changes that occur in the brains of schoolchildren as they learn to read. PLoS ONE, 8(12):e81789. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081789.

2012

Aïte, A*., Cassotti, M*., Rossi, S., Poirel, N., Lubin, A., Houdé, O., & Moutier, S. (2012). Is human decision-making under ambiguity guided by loss frequency regardless of the costs? A developmental study using the Soochow Gambling Task. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 113, 286-294.

 

Borst, G., Poirel, N., Pineau, A., Cassotti, M., & Houdé, O. (2012). Inhibitory control in number-conservation and class-inclusion tasks: A neo-Piagetian inter-tasks priming study. Cognitive Development, 27, 283-298.

 

Cassotti, M., Habib, M., Poirel, N., Aïte, A., Houdé, O., & Moutier, S. (2012). Positive emotional context eliminates the framing effect in decision-making. Emotion, 12, 926-931.

 

Guibé, M., Poirel, N., Houdé, O., & Dickel, L. (2012). Food imprinting and visual generalization in embryos and newly hatched cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis). Animal Behaviour, 84, 213-217.

 

Poirel, N.*, Borst, G.*, Simon, G., Rossi, S., Cassotti, M., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2012). Number conservation is related to children's prefrontal inhibitory control: An fMRI study of a Piagetian task. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40802. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040802

 

Poirel, N., Cassotti, M., Beaucousin, V., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2012). Pleasant emotional induction broadens the visual world of young children. Cognition & Emotion, 26, 186-191.

 

*These authors contributed equally.

2011

Beaucousin, V., Cassotti, M., Simon, G., Pineau, A., Kostova, M., Houdé, O., & Poirel, N. (2011). ERP evidence of a meaningfulness impact on visual global/local processing: When meaning captures attention. Neuropsychologia, 49, 1258-1266.

 

Houdé, O., Pineau, A., Leroux, G., Poirel, N., Perchey, G., Lanoë, C., Lubin, A., Turbelin, M.-R., Rossi, S., Simon, G., Delcroix, N., Lamberton, F., Vigneau, M., Wisniewski, G., Vicet, J.-R., & Mazoyer, B. (2011). Functional MRI study of Piaget's conservation-of-number task in preschool and school-age children: A neo-Piagetian approach. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 110, 332-346.

 

Poirel, N., Simon, G., Cassotti, M., Leroux, G., Perchey, G., Lanoë, C., Lubin, A., Turbelin, M.-R., Rossi, S., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2011). The shift from local to global visual processing in 6-year-old children is associated with grey matter loss. PLoS ONE, 6(6): e20879. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020879

 

Poirel, N., Vidal, M., Pineau, A., Lanoë, C., Leroux, G., Lubin, A., Turbelin, M.-R., Berthoz, A., & Houdé, O. (2011). Evidence of different developmental trajectories for length estimation according to egocentric and allocentric viewpoints in children and adults. Experimental Psychology, 58, 142-146.

2010

Lubin, A., Poirel, N., Rossi, S., Lanoë, C., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2010). Pedagogical effect of action on arithmetic performances in Wynn-like tasks solved by 2-year-olds. Experimental Psychology, 57, 405-411.

 

Poirel, N., Brazo, P., Turbelin, M.-R., Lecardeur, L., Simon, G., Houdé, O., Pineau, A., & Dollfus, S. (2010). Meaningfulness and global-local processing in schizophrenia. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3062-3068.

2009

Lubin, A., Poirel, N., Rossi, S., Pineau, A., & Houdé, O. (2009). Math in actions: Actor mode reveals the true arithmetic abilities of French-speaking two-year-olds in a magic task. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 103, 376-385.

2008

Poirel, N., Mellet, E., Houdé, O., & Pineau, A. (2008). First came the trees, then the forest: Developmental changes during childhood in the processing of visual local-global patterns according to the meaningfulness of the stimuli. Developmental Psychology, 44, 245-253.

Poirel, N., Pineau, A., & Mellet, E. (2008). What does the nature of the stimuli tell us about the Global Precedence Effect? Acta Psychologica, 127(1), 1-11

Poirel, N., Pineau, A., Jobard, G., & Mellet, E. (2008). Seeing the Forest Before the Trees Depends on Individual Field- Dependency Characteristics. Experimental Psychology, 55(5), 328-333.

2006

Poirel, N., Pineau, A., & Mellet, E. (2006). Implicit identification of irrelevant local objects interacts with global/local processing of hierarchical stimuli. Acta Psychologica, 122(3), 321-336.