• Professor at the University of Tours
  • Deputy director of CeRCA

Research group

Aging and Memory : VIME

Research interests

  • Effects of aging on memory strategies
  • Executive functions and memory in aging
  • Metamemory, stereotype threat
  • Cognitive training
  • Psycho-affective context and memory
  • Personality and cognition

Keywords:

Episodic memory, aging, executive functions, encoding, retrieval, mnemonic strategies, stereotype threat, personality.

Teaching

Cognitive Psychology, experimental psychology, neuropsychology, psychogerontology, memory development

PhD supervision

  • Florent Pinard (with Sandrine Vanneste, VIME)
  • Jérémy Villatte (with Lucette Toussaint, EXSECO)

Collaborations

  • Pierrich Plusquellec, Université de Montréal (Montréal, Canada)
  • Erika Borella (Université de Padova, Italie)
  • Patrick Lemaire (Aix-Marseille Université)
  • Agnès Blaye (Aix-Marseille Université)
  • Arnaud Witte (Univeristé Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Dijon)

Main responsabilities

Deputy director of CeRCA

Selected publications

Guerrero-Sastoque, L., Bouazzaoui, B., Burger, L., Froger, C. Isingrini, M., Taconnat, L. (2019). Optimizing memory strategy use in young and older adults: The role of metamemory and internal strategy use. Acta Psychologica, 192, 73–86.

Bouazzaoui, B., Fay, S., Guerrero-Sastoque, L., Semaine, M., Isingrini, M., Taconnat, L. (2019). Memory age-based stereotype threat: role of locus of control and anxiety. Experimental Aging Research, 39-51.

Burger, L., Fay, Angel, L., Borella, E., Noiret, N. Plusquellec, P., Taconnat, L. (2019). Benefit of practice of the Stroop test in young and older adults: pattern of gain and impact of educational level. Experimental Aging Research, 52-67.

Burger, L., Uittenhove, K., Lemaire, P., Taconnat, L. (2017). Strategy difficulty effects in young and older adults’ episodic memory are modulated by inter-stimulus intervals and executive control processes. Acta Psychologica. 175, 50-59.

Borella, E., Carretti B., Sciore, R., Capotosto, E., Taconnat, L., Cornoldi, C., De Beni, R. (2017). Training working memory in older adults: is there an advantage of using strategies? Psychology and Aging, 32, 178-191.

 

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