• Assistant Professor at the University of Poitiers

Research Team

Cognitive dysfunction, psychopathology and neuropsychology of memory and control (DysCo)

Research Topics

Role of the central executive system of working memory in cognitive activities and emotional regulation.


Central executive, executives functions, working memory, long-term memory retrieval, inhibition, emotion regulation


Co-head of the Bachelor’s degree program in Psychology

Teaching activities

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Expérimental Design & Methodology
  • Digital technology of information and communication

Publications (selected)

Larigauderie,P., Lange, M., Dutheil, A. Cérémonie, C. Vicente, S. & Gimenes, M. (2016). Contribution de capacités ecécutives et non exécutives dans différentes situations de rappel à court terme : étude chez la personne âgée. L’Année psychologique /Topics in Cognitive Psychology, 116, 351-389.

Larigauderie, P., Michaud, A. & Vicente, S. (2011). The role of semantic memory in short-term recall: Effect of strategic retrieval ability in an elderly population, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 18, 147–179.

Fournier-Vicente, S., Larigauderie, P., & Gaonac’h, D. (2008). More dissociations or interactions within central executive functioning: A comprehensive latent-variable analysis. Acta Psychologica, 129, 32-48.

Fournier, S., Larigauderie, P., & Gaonac’h, D. (2004). Exploring how the central executive works: A search for independent components. Psychologica Belgica, 44, 159-188.

Fournier, S., & Larigauderie, P. (2001). The central executive functioning: one or several underlying capacities ? A study in healthy young adults. Brain and Cognition, 46, 139-142.

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