• Professor of Cognitive Psychology - Department of Psychology. Faculty of Human Sciences and Arts. Poitiers University
    TSA 21103 - 5, rue Théodore Lefebvre
    F - 86073 Poitiers cedex 9
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  • Web : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cedric_Bouquet

Research team

Research interest

  1. Self-other overlap ; body representations ; Imitation ; interactions with others
  2. Cognitive control.


Imitation, Self-other confusion, Bodily self, Perception, Cognitive control, Task switching, Intention, Automatic imitation.

PhD Supervision


  • Emilie Guichard
  • Melissa Lafleur


  • Virginie Quintard
  • Frédérique Bunlon
  • Camille Bonnin
  • Geoffroy Boucard


  • Peter Marshall, Temple University.
  • Thomas Shipley, Temple University.
  • Sean Duffy, Rutgers University
  • Maria Paola Paladino, University of Trento
  • Rémi Capa, Université d’Albi
  • Jean-Pierre Gazeau,  institut Pprime, Poitiers

Selected publications

Belhassein, K., Badets, A., Marshall, P.J., Bouquet, C.A. (in press). Social learning of action-effect associations: Modulation of action control following observation of virtual action’s effects. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics

Quintard, V., Jouffre, S., Hommel, B., & Bouquet, C.A. (2020). Embodied self-other overlap in romantic love: A review and integrative perspective. Psychological Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-020-01301-8

Quintard, V., Jouffre, S., Paladino, M.P, & Bouquet, C.A. (2020). Getting closer: synchronous interpersonal multisensory stimulation increases closeness and attraction toward an opposite-sex other in female participants. Consciousness & Cognition. 77: 102849

Bunlon, F., Gazeau, J-P., Colloud, F., Marshall, P.J., & Bouquet C.A. (2018).  Joint action with a virtual robotic vs. human agent. Cognitive Systems Research, 52, 816-827.

Quintard V., Jouffre S., Croizet J-C., & Bouquet C.A. (2018). The Influence of passionate love on self-other discrimination during joint action. Psychological Research. doi: 10.1007/s00426-018-0981-z

Bunlon F., Marshall P.J., Quandt, L., & Bouquet C.A. (2015). Influence of action-effect associations acquired by ideomotor learning on imitation. PLoS ONE.

Normand, A., Bouquet, C.A., & Croizet, J-C (2014). Does evaluative pressure make you less or more distractible? Role of top-down attentional control over response selection. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1097-1111. doi: 10.1037/a0034985

Capa R., Bouquet C.A., Dreher J-C, & Dufour A. (2012). Long-lasting effects of performance-contingent unconscious and conscious reward incentives during cued task-switching. Cortex. doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2012.05.018

Bouquet C.A., Shipley T.F., Capa R.L., & Marshall P.J. (2011). Motor contagion: Goal-directed actions are more contagious than non-goal-directed actions. Experimental Psychology, 58, 71-78.

Bonnin C., Gaonac’h D., & Bouquet C.A (2012). Adjustments of task-set control processes: Effect of task switch frequency on task-mixing and task-switching costs. Journal of Cognitive Psychology.

Bonnin C., Houeto J-L., Gil R., & Bouquet C.A. (2010). Adjustments of Conflict Monitoring in Parkinson’s Disease. Neuropsychology, 4, 542–546.

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