The Research Centre on Cognition and Learning (CeRCA) investigates the cognitive and socio-cognitive processes of human beings. CeRCA is a joint research unit of the Université de Poitiers, the François-Rabelais Universityé at Tours and the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

The research is strutured around six teams which investigate:

  • Attention and control processes (ATCO)
  • Language capacities and finalized interactions (CLIF)
  • Social cognition (SoCog)
  • Psychopathology and neuropsychology of cognitive dysfunction (DysCo)
  • Writing (PREC)
  • The impact of ageing on memory (VIME).

This website also presents the research unit’s seminars, publications, and research partners.