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13 January 2017

For decades, scientists thought that most primates could not produce vowels, sounds fundamental to human speech. That’s because nonhumans supposedly lacked the necessary vocal anatomy. But now, (...)

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7 November 2016

Speed Reading : the story of a scam

by Éric Castet et Françoise Vitu (équipe Perception & Attention) article in French

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30 September 2016

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TSHZ3 deletion causes an autism syndrome

Xavier Caubit, Paolo Gubellini, Joris Andrieux, Pierre L Roubertoux, Mehdi Metwaly, Bernard Jacq, Ahmed Fatmi, Laurence Had-Aissouni, Kenneth Y Kwan, Pascal Salin, Michèle Carlier, Agne Liedén, (...)

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8 August 2016

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Eido, A New Font, Specifically Designed for Peripheral Visio

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The font can be downloaded here

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24 May 2016

Can Boys Beat Girls in Reading?

A new study challenges the notion that girls are better at reading than boys.
The research, in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, showed that boys outscored girls on reading tests (...)

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24 May 2016

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The average baboon brain

Love, S., Marie, D., Roth, M., Lacoste, R., Nazarian, B., Bertello, A., Coulon, O., Anton, J.-L., & Meguerditchian, A. (in press). The average baboon brain : MRI templates and tissue (...)

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Latest publications

Evidence of a Vocalic Proto-System in the Baboon

Boë, L.-J., Berthommier, F., Legou, T., Captier, G., Kemp, C., Sawallis, T. R., . . . Fagot, J. (...)

Drifting through Basic Subprocesses of Reading: A Hierarchical Diffusion Model Analysis of Age Effects on Visual Word Recognition.

Froehlich, E., Liebig, J., Ziegler, J. C., Braun, M., Lindenberger, U., Heekeren, H. R., & (...)

Emotion-Cognition Interaction in Nonhuman Primates: Cognitive Avoidance of Negative Stimuli in Baboons (Papio papio).

Blanchette, I., Marzouki, Y., Claidière, N., Gullstrand, J., & Fagot, J. (2016). (...)