The research unit offers research and development services as well as advice, expertise, and training opportunities in the following domains:

  • Real time analysis of written production by children, students and professional writers;
  • Recording and analysis of eye movements during written production, or more generally during interactions with computer screens;
  • Analysis of learning situations and performance;
  • Identification of factors likely to hamper or boost learning processes;
  • Evaluation of pedagogical devices or training schemes;
  •  Evaluation of the ergonomics of user interfaces;
  • Evaluation of cognitive disabilities in various normal and pathological populations;
  • Survey of human-robot interaction: CERCA is concerned with human cognition and behavior in the task sharing schemes involving humans and robots;
  • Identification of factors likely to hamper or boost changes in attitude or behavior;
  • Analysis of decision-making situations in a professional context;
  • Recording of motor activity (electromyography, etc.) and of the parameters associated with it (VO2 Max, aerobic maximal speed, etc.)

Key words:

Learning, social cognition, behavior, motor control, cognitive development, writing, physical exercise and cognition, language, memory, psychology, cognitive psychopathology, aging.