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Françoise Vitu



**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.***


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Multisensory temporal binding induces an illusory gap/overlap that reduces the expected audiovisual interactions on saccades but not manual reaction times

Manuel Vidal , Françoise Vitu
PLoS ONE, 2022, 17 (4), pp.e0266468
Journal articles hal-03365521v2
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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

Claire Albrengues , Frédéric Lavigne , Carlos Aguilar , Eric Castet , Françoise Vitu
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14 (7), pp.e0219666. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0219666⟩
Journal articles hal-02360828v1

On the optimal viewing position for object processing

Lotje van Der Linden , Françoise Vitu
Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 2016, 78 (2), pp.602-617. ⟨10.3758/s13414-015-1025-z⟩
Journal articles hal-01432266v1

Modeling attention and saccade programming in realworld contexts

Gregory Zelinsky , Hossein Adeli , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2016, 45 (2), pp.77-78
Journal articles hal-01439589v1
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No Evidence for a Saccadic Range Effect for Visually Guided and Memory-Guided Saccades in Simple Saccade-Targeting Tasks

Antje Nuthmann , Françoise Vitu , Ralf Engbert , Reinhold Kliegl
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11 (9), pp.1 - 27. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0162449⟩
Journal articles hal-01432289v1

Is the remote distractor effect on saccade latency greater when the distractor is less eccentric than the target?

Soazig Casteau , Françoise Vitu , Robin Walker
Perception, 2016, 45 (2), pp.23
Journal articles hal-01439588v1

The Pupillary Light Response Reflects Eye-Movement Preparation

Sebastiaan Mathôt , Lotje van Der Linden , Jonathan Grainger , Françoise Vitu
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2015, 41 (1), pp.28-35. ⟨10.1037/a0038653⟩
Journal articles hal-01432334v1

On the reduced influence of contour on saccade metrics and its competition with stimulus size (vol 101, pg 158, 2014)

Delphine Massendari , Christophe Tandonnet , Françoise Vitu
Vision Research, 2015, 108, pp.118. ⟨10.1016/j.visres.2015.01.004⟩
Journal articles hal-01432340v1
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The role of object affordances and center of gravity in eye movements toward isolated daily-life objects

Lotje van Der Linden , Sebastiaan Mathôt , Françoise Vitu
Journal of Vision, 2015, 15 (8), ⟨10.1167/15.5.8⟩
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Large Pupils Predict Goal-Driven Eye Movements

Sebastiaan Mathôt , Alisha Siebold , Mieke Donk , Françoise Vitu
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 2015, 144 (3), pp.513-521. ⟨10.1037/a0039168⟩
Journal articles hal-01432329v1

Inter-word eye behaviour during reading is not invariant to character size: Evidence against systematic saccadic range error in reading

Marina Yao-N'Dré , Eric Castet , Françoise Vitu
Visual Cognition, 2014, 22 (3-4, SI), pp.415-440. ⟨10.1080/13506285.2014.886652⟩
Journal articles hal-01432445v1
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The pupillary light response reveals the focus of covert visual attention

Sebastiaan Mathôt , Lotje van Der Linden , Jonathan Grainger , Françoise Vitu
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8 (10), pp.e78168. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0078168⟩
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Fixation positions after skipping saccades: A single space makes a large difference

Andre Kruegel , Françoise Vitu , Ralf Engbert
Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 2012, 74 (8), pp.1556-1561. ⟨10.3758/s13414-012-0365-1⟩
Journal articles hal-01439719v1

Word processing speed in peripheral vision measured with a saccadic choice task.

Myriam Chanceaux , Françoise Vitu , Luisa Bendahman , Simon Thorpe , Jonathan Grainger
Vision Research, 2012, 56C, pp.10-19. ⟨10.1016/j.visres.2012.01.014⟩
Journal articles hal-00674559v1

Eye movements in reading as the expression of distributed spatial coding in oculomotor-centre maps

Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2012, 41 (S), pp.13
Journal articles hal-01440374v1

Lateral interactions influence WHERE but not WHEN the eyes move

Soazig Casteau , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2011, 40 (1), pp.121
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Are letters the correct unit to measure eye behaviour in reading? Testing the effect of character size on the launch site effect

Marina Yao-N'Dré , Eric Castet , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2011, 40 (1), pp.121
Journal articles hal-01440402v1

The uncertainty of target location: A tool to explore the neural mechanisms involved in the computation of vertical saccades in humans

S. Casteau , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2011, 40 (S), pp.152
Journal articles hal-01440393v1

Saccade-like global spatial-integration processes in a hand-pointing task in baboons

Françoise Vitu , J. Fagot
Perception, 2010, 39 (S), pp.49-50
Journal articles hal-01440441v1

An attempt to generate vertical saccades with pairs of contralateral stimuli

S. Casteau , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2010, 39 (S), pp.33-34
Journal articles hal-01440432v1

Ultra-fast processing of printed words?

L. A. Bendahman , Françoise Vitu , J. Grainger
Perception, 2010, 39 (S), pp.147
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Larger stimuli do not attract more the gaze

C. Tandonnet , D. Massendari , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2010, 39 (S), pp.173
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Differential effects of target onset and target uncertainty on saccade latency distributions in the gap and overlap tasks

M. Rolfs , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2008, 37, pp.151
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About the global effect and the critical role of retinal eccentricity: Implications for eye movements in reading.

Françoise Vitu
Journal of Eye Movement Research, 2008, 2 (3, SI)
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Saccadic eye movements in two-stimulus visual displays: foveal and peripheral distractor stimuli are not equal

Françoise Vitu , S. Casteau
Perception, 2008, 37, pp.131-132
Journal articles hal-01440574v1

Strategic changes in children's two-digit addition problem solving

Patrick Lemaire , Sophia Callias , Françoise Vitu
International Journal of Psychology, 2008, 43 (3-4), pp.530
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Failure to reveal a global effect with distractor stimuli in the foveal region

Françoise Vitu , D. Lancelin , A. Jean
Perception, 2006, 35 (S), pp.20
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On the imited role of target onset in the gap task: Support for the motor-preparation account

M. Rolfs , Françoise Vitu
Perception, 2006, 35 (S), pp.237
Journal articles hal-01441273v1

Eye movements in reading isolated words: Evidence for strong biases towards the center of the screen

Françoise Vitu , Denis Lancelin , Zoï Kapoula , Frédéric Lavigne
Vision Research, 2004, 44(3), pp.321-338
Journal articles hal-01358851v1

The influence of semantic context on initial eye landing sites in words

Frédéric Lavigne , Géry d'Ydewalle , Françoise Vitu
Acta Psychologica, 2000, 104 (2), pp.191-214
Journal articles hal-01358855v1