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Articles dans journaux scientifiques à comité de lecture et Chapitres d’ouvrage

2015 -

Mathôt, S., Siebold, A., Donk, M. & Vitu, F. (2015). Large pupils predict goal-driven eye movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology : General, 144(3), 513-521. doi:10.1037/a0039168.

Mathôt, S., van der Linden, L., Grainger, J. & Vitu, F. (2015). The pupillary light response reflects eye-movement preparation. Journal of Experimental Psychology : Human Perception and Performance, 41(1), 28–35. doi:10.1037/a0038653.

Van der Linden, L., Mathôt, S. & Vitu, F. (2015). The role of object affordances and center of gravity in eye movements towards isolated daily-life objects. Journal of Vision, 15(5),, doi:10.1167/15.5.8.

2010 - 2014

Grainger, J., Mathôt, S. & Vitu, F. (2014). Tests of a model of multi-word reading : Effects of parafoveal flanking letters on foveal word recognition. Acta Psychologica, 146, 35-40.

Massendari, D., Tandonnet, C., & Vitu, F. (2014). On the reduced influence of contour on saccade metrics and its competition with stimulus size. Vision research, 101, 158-166.

Yao-N’Dré, M., Castet, E. & Vitu, F. (2014). Inter-word eye behavior during reading is not invariant to character size : Evidence against systematic saccadic range error in reading. Visual Cognition, 22(3-4), 415-440.

Lavigne, F., Chanquoy, L., Dumercy, L. & Vitu, F. (2013). Early dynamics of the semantic priming shift. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 9(1), 1-14.

Mathôt, S., van der Linden, L., Grainger, J. & Vitu, F. (2013). The pupillary light response reveals the focus of attention. PlosOne, 8(13), 1-10.

Tandonnet, C., Casteau, S., & Vitu, F. (2013). On the limited effect of stimulus boundaries on saccade metrics. Journal of Vision, 13(12):13, 1–11,, doi:10.1167/13.12.13.

Tandonnet, C. & Vitu, F. (2013). Stimulus properties and saccade metrics : When local features are more critical than global features. Behavioral Neuroscience, 127(1), 121-125.

Yao-N’Dré, M., Castet, E. & Vitu, F. (2013). The Optimal Viewing Position effect in the lower visual-field. Vision Research, 76(14), 114-123.

Casteau, S. & Vitu, F. (2012). On the effect of remote and proximal distractors on saccadic behavior : A challenge to neural-field models. Journal of Vision, 12(12):14, 1-33.

Chanceaux, M., Vitu, F., Bendahman, L., Thorpe, S. & Grainger, J. (2012). Word Processing Speed in Peripheral Vision Measured with a Saccadic Choice Task. Vision Research, 56, 10-19.

Krügel, A., Vitu, F., & Engbert, R. (2012). Fixation positions after skipping saccades : A single space makes a large difference. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 74(8), 1556-1561. DOI 10.3758/s13414-012-0365-1.

Lavigne, F., Dumercy, L., Chanquoy, L., Mercier, B. & Vitu-Thibault, F. (2012). Dynamics of the semantic priming shift : Behavioral experiments and cortical network model. Cognitive Neurodynamics, 6, 467-483. DOI 10.1007/s11571-012-9206-0

Tandonnet, C., Massendari, D. & Vitu, F. (2012). When larger visual distractors become less disruptive : Behavioral evidence for lateral inhibition in saccade generation. Journal of Vision, 12(4):2, 1–11,, doi:10.1167/12.4.2.

Vitu, F. (2011). On the role of visual and oculomotor processes in reading. In S.P. Liversedge, I.D. Gilchrist & S. Everling (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on Eye Movements. Oxford University Press. (pp. 731-750)

2005 - 2009

Vitu, F. (2008). About the global effect and the critical role of retinal eccentricity : Implications for eye movements in reading. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 2(3) : 6, 1-18.

Rolfs, M., & Vitu, F. (2007). On the limited role of target onset in the gap task : Support for the motor-preparation hypothesis. Journal of Vision, 7(10):7, 1–20,

Vitu, F., Lancelin, D., & Marrier d’Unienville, V. (2007). A perceptual-economy account for the Inverted-Optimal Viewing Position effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology : Human Perception and Performance, 33(5), 1220-1249.

Yang, S.-N., & Vitu, F. (2007). Dynamic coding of saccade length in reading. In R.P.G. van Gompel, M.H. Fischer, W.S. Murray, and R.L. Hill (Eds.). Eye movements : A window on mind and brain. Oxford : Elsevier Science, pp. 293-318.

Vitu, F., Lancelin, D., Jean, A., & Farioli, F. (2006). Influence of foveal distractors on saccadic eye movements : A dead zone for the global effect. Vision Research, 46, 4684-4708.

Brysbaert, M., Drieghe, D., & Vitu, F. (2005). Word skipping : Implications for theories of eye movement control in reading. In G. Underwood (Ed.), Cognitive Processes in eye guidance. Oxford, NY : Oxford University Press. pp. 53-77.

Vitu, F. (2005). Visual extraction processes and regressive saccades in reading. In G. Underwood (Ed.), Cognitive processes in eye guidance. Oxford, NY : Oxford University Press. pp. 1-32.

2000 - 2004

Vitu, F., Brysbaert, M., & Lancelin, D. (2004). A test of parafoveal-on-foveal effects with pairs of orthographically related words. The European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 16(1/2), 154-177.

Vitu, F.,. Kapoula, Z., Lancelin, D., & Lavigne, F. (2004). Eye movements in reading isolated words : Evidence for strong biases towards the center of the screen. Vision Research, 44(3), 321-338.

Vitu, F., & O’Regan, J.K. (2004). Les mouvements oculaires comme indice on-line des processus cognitifs : Rêve ou réalité ? In Ferrand, L., & Grainger, L. (Eds.). Psycholinguistique Cognitive. Bruxelles : De Boeck Université, Collection Neurosciences et Cognition, pp. 189-214.

Vitu, F. (2003). The basic assumptions of E-Z reader are not well-founded. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26(4), 506-507.

Vitu, F. (2002). Mouvements oculaires et Lecture. In ASNAV (Ed.). La vision de l’enfant : de la naissance à la lecture. AFPSSU, Médecine Scolaire et Universitaire : Paris, pp. 59-69.

Vitu, F., McConkie, G.W., Kerr, P., & O’Regan, J.K. (2001). Fixation location effects on fixation durations during reading : an inverted optimal viewing position effect. Vision Research, 41(25-26), 3511-3531.

Kapoula, Z., & Vitu, F. (2000). La lecture et la mobilité du regard. Tribune Internationale des Langues Vivantes, 28, 10-17.

Lavigne-Tomps, F., Vitu, F., & d’Ydewalle, G. (2000). The influence of semantic context on initial landing sites in words. Acta Psychologica, 104, 191-214.

Vitu, F., & McConkie, G.W. (2000). Regressive saccades and word perception in adult reading. In A. Kennedy, R. Radach, D. Heller, & J. Pynte (Eds.), Reading as a perceptual process, Oxford : Elsevier, pp. 301-326.

1995 - 1999

Schroyens, W., Vitu, F., Brysbaert, M., & d’Ydewalle., G. (1999). Eye movement control during reading : foveal load and parafoveal processing. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 52A (4), 1021-1046.

Vitu, F. (1999). About saccade generation in reading. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 702-703.

Vitu, F. (1999). Les saccades régressives pendant la lecture : Comparaison enfants/adultes. Sciences de la Vision et leurs Applications, Bulletin de la Société Française d’Optique Physiologique n°7.

Brysbaert, M., & Vitu, F. (1998). Word skipping : Implications for theories of eye movement control in reading. In G. Underwood (Ed.), Eye guidance in Reading and Scene Perception. Oxford : Elsevier. pp. 125-147.

Vitu, F., McConkie, G.W., & Zola, D. (1998). About regressive saccades in reading and their relation to word identification. In G. Underwood, Eye Guidance in Reading and Scene Perception, Oxford : Elsevier. pp. 101-124.

Lavigne-Tomps, F., & Vitu, F. (1997). Time course of facilitatory and inhibitory semantic priming effects in visual word recognition. International Journal of Psycholinguistics, 13(3), 311-349.

Brysbaert, M., Vitu, F., & Schroyens, W. (1996). The right visual field advantage and the Optimal Viewing Position Effect : On the relation between foveal and parafoveal word recognition. Neuropsychology, 10, 385-395.

Vitu, F. (1995). Les mouvements oculaires pendant la lecture : Etat des connaissances actuelles, In S. Boubee (Ed.), Vision et Lecture (ASNAV), Médecine Scolaire et Université, APSU, pp. 41-52.

Vitu, F., & O’Regan, J.K. (1995). A challenge to current theories of eye movements in reading. In J. Findlay, R.W. Kentridge, & R. Walker (Eds.), Eye movement research : Mechanisms, Processes and applications, Amsterdam, Lausanne, NY, Oxford, Shannon, Tokio : Elsevier, pp. 381-392.

Vitu, F., O’Regan, J.K., Inhoff, A., & Topolski, R. (1995). Mindless reading : Eye movement characteristics are similar in scanning strings and reading texts, Perception and Psychophysics, 57, 352-364.

1988 - 1994

Inhoff, A., Topolski, R., Vitu, F., & O’Regan, J.K. (1994). Attention demands and the occurence of Brief (Express) Fixations, Perception and Psychophysics, 54, 814-823.

O’Regan, J.K., Vitu, F., Radach, R., & Kerr, P.W. (1994). Effects of local processing and oculomotor factors in eye movement guidance in reading. In J. Ygge, & G. Lennerstrand (Eds.), Eye movements in reading, Oxford, U.K. : Pergamon Press, pp.329-348.

Vitu, F. (1993) - The influence of the reading rhythm on the optimal landing position effect. In G. d’Ydewalle, & J. Van Rensbergen (Eds), Perception and Cognition : Advances in Eye Movement Research, Amsterdam, London, NY, Tokyo : North Holland, pp. 181-192.

Vitu, F. (1993). Prediction as an explanation for the occurence of express saccades, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 592.

Vitu, F. (1991a). The existence of a center of gravity effect during reading, Vision Research, 31 (7/8), 1289-1313.

Vitu, F. (1991b). The influence of parafoveal preprocessing and linguistic context on the optimal landing position effect, Perception and Psychophysics, 50, 58-75.

Vitu, F. (1991c). Research Note : Against the existence of a range effect during reading. Vision Research, 31 (11), 2009-2015.

Vitu, F. & O’Regan, J.K. (1990). Eye movements in reading : Optimal landing position and usefulness of peripheral preview, In D. Brogan (Ed.), The First International Conference on Visual Search, pp. 133-140.

Vitu, F., & O’Regan, J.K. (1990). Is there an optimal landing position in words during reading of texts ? In R. Schmid & D. Zambarbieri (Eds.), Oculomotor control and Cognitive Processes-Normal and Pathological Aspects, Selected/Edited Papers from the 5th European Conference on Eye Movements, Pavia, Italy, 10-13 September, 1989, Amsterdam : Elsevier, pp. 341-351.

Vitu, F., O’Regan, J.K., & Mittau, M. (1990). Optimal landing position in reading isolated words and continuous text, Perception and Psychophysics, 47 (6), 583-600.

Vitu, F. & O’Regan, J.K. (1989). Le rôle du prétraitement périphérique dans la lecture de textes. Journal de Médecine Nucléaire et Biophysique, 13 (5), 359-366.

Vitu, F. & O’Regan, J.K., (1988). Effect of parafoveal preprocessing and reading rhythm on optimal landing position in words of different length and frequency, In G. Luer, U. Lass & J. Shallo-Hoffman (Eds.), Eye Movement Research : Physiological and Psychological Aspects, Toronto, Zurich : Hogrefe, pp. 286-292.