Christophe Fitamen

Doctor of philosophy in psychology


Lecturer
Department of Psychology

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Senior Researcher
Department of Psychology

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Biography

Now

 

2019

  • PhD: University of Fribourg, Switzerland & University of Aix-Marseille, France
    • Title: "Working memory development and support for goal maintenance: The role of goal cueing in verbal working memory functioning in 4- to 9-year-old children"

 

2015

  • Research assistant, Université de Bourgogne
  • Professional title of Psychologist (France & Switzerland):
    • Neuropsychology : "Memory consultation", Geriatric service at Hospital Philippe le Bon, Beaune, Bourgogne (France).
    • School Psychology : "Institut Médico-Educatif" la Clarté, Moulins, Auvergne (France). 

 

2014

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Université de Bourgogne

 

2012

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Université de Bourgogne

Research and publications

  • Scientific achievements

    ARTICLES WITH PEER REVIEWING

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2022) Do goal cue and motor activity impact preschoolers’ working memory? British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 40(1), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12376

     

    Fitamen, C., & Camos, V. (2021) Play first before doing your exercise: Does acting in a game-like task improve 5-year-olds’ working memory performance? Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.659020

     

    Fitamen, C., & Camos, V. (2021). La mémoire de travail dans le développement typique. A.N.A.E., 171, 143-153.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2019) Five-Year-Old Children's Working Memory Can Be Improved When Children Act On A Transparent Goal Cue. Scientif Reports, 9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51869-4

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2019). The Role of Goal Cueing in Kindergarteners' Working Memory. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 187, 104666. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2019.104666

     

    Dubourg, L., Silva, A. R., Fitamen, C., Moulin, C. J. A., & Souchay, C. (2016). SenseCam: A new tool for memory rehabilitation? Revue Neurologique, 172, 735–747. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurol.2016.03.009

     

     

    PREPRINT

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2019, November 18). How Goal Cue and Motor Activity Modulate Working Memory Performance in Preschoolers? https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/sr8hd

     

     

    ARTICLE WITHOUT PEER REVIEWING

     

    Patritti, L., & Fitamen, C. (2022). La qualité des amitiés corrèle positivement avec les compétences de régulation émotionnelle : étude sur 49 enfants tessinois·e·s âgé·e·s de 8 à 11 ans. Cortica 1(1), 4–16. https://doi.org/10.26034/cortica.2022.1930

     

     

    BOOK CHAPTER

     

    Bonin, P., Ferreri, L., Gelin, M., Fitamen, C., Bard, P., & Bugaiska, A. (2016). Spotlight on the Survival Processing Advantage: An fNIRS Study on Adaptive Memory. Forthcoming. In E. A. Thayer (Ed.), Spatial, Long-and Short-Term Memory: Functions, Differences and Effects of Injury. New York: NOVA Science Publishers.

     

     

    FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC

     

    Fitamen, C. (2021). Le maintien du but chez les enfants. REISO, Revue d’information sociale. https://www.reiso.org/document/8187

     

    Émission « Dans la tête… d’un indécis » à la RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse) du 13 octobre 2021. La prise de décision chez l’enfant. https://www.rts.ch/play/tv/redirect/detail/12561572?startTime=718

     

    Camos, V., & Fitamen, C. (2019). Jouer = QI au carré ? Interview pour le magazine scientifique de l’Université de Fribourg, Universitas. https://www3.unifr.ch/universitas/fr/editions/2019-2020/spielen/jouer-qi-au-carre.html  

     

    Fitamen, C., (2018). Ma Thèse en 180 secondes (MT180). Concours de vulgarisation de mes recherches menées en doctorat, Fribourg, Suisse. https://youtu.be/5t7YzxcPRno?t=12m5s

      

     

    COMMUNICATIONS

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., Chevalier, N., & Camos, V. (2022, August). Improving preschoolers' visuo-spatial working memory by scaffolding their maintenance strategies. Poster session at the 22th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Lille, France. http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14021.93925

     

    Fitamen, C. (2022, August). The role of goal maintenance in verbal working memory development. Oral presentation in a symposium at the 22th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Lille, France.

     

    Fitamen, C. (2022, janvier). La mémoire de travail dans le développement typique. Présentation orale pour les webinaires de l’Association de Psychologie et Psychopathologie de l'Enfant et de l'Adolescent (A.P.P.E.A) (en ligne). https://appea.org/media/2022/1/replay-webinaire-la-memoire-de-travail-dans-le-dev/

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2020, September). Where did the teddy bear go? Scaffolding maintenance strategies in visual working memory. Oral presentation at the 10th European Working Memory Symposium, Cardiff (online), Wales. https://youtu.be/9mWMDsbIrCc

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2019, November). Where did the teddy bear go? Preschoolers’ visual working memory performance is enhanced by location cues presentation. Poster session at the 1st annual meeting of the Swiss Society for Early Childhood Research, Lausanne, Switzerland.

     

    Camos, V., Fitamen, C., & Blaye, A., (2019, September). Scaffolding maintenance strategies in preschoolers' visual working memory. Poster session at the 21th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Tenerife, Spain.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2019, March). Does visual support help goal maintenance during a visual working memory task in preschoolers? Oral presentation at the 2nd Swiss Working Memory Meeting, Fribourg, Switzerland

     

    Fitamen, C., Camos, V., & Blaye, A. (2018, August). Concurrent motor activity is detrimental to 5-year-olds' WM in oral recall but not in recognition. Poster session at the 9th European Working Memory Symposium, Pavia, Italy. http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.13994.47045

     

    Fitamen, C., Camos, V., & Blaye, A. (2018, June). Playing first helps 5-year-olds to perform well in a subsequent working memory task. Poster session at the 3rd Jean Piaget conferences: The origins of number, Geneva, Switzerland. http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.29328.10245

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2018, May). What role does goal maintenance play in verbal working memory development? Oral presentation at the 48th Jean Piaget Society annual conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2017, November). Do goal cue or goal oriented activity improve preschoolers' working memory? Poster session at the 58th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.13029.91362

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2017, October). Le contexte de jeu comme aide à la mémorisation. Oral presentation at the colloquium “Jeu et Apprentissage”, Fribourg, Switzerland.

     

    Fitamen, C., Camos, V., & Blaye, A. (2017, October). Goal cues impact in a different way verbal working memory and executive control in kindergarteners. Oral presentation at the Fribourg day of Cognition, Fribourg, Switzerland.

     

    Fitamen, C., Camos, V., & Blaye, A. (2017, September). How goal cues impact verbal working memory in kindergarteners? Poster session at the 20th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Potsdam, Germany. http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36670.79684

     

    Fitamen, C., Camos, V., & Blaye, A. (2017, June). Does motor activity influence goal maintenance in preschoolers' verbal working memory? Oral presentation at the workshop: attention in working memory, Ovronnaz, Switzerland.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V.  (2016, October). A visual goal cue and an oriented motor activity improve 5-year-olds' working memory: What's next? Oral presentation at the 1st Swiss Working Memory Meeting, Fribourg, Switzerland.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V.  (2016, October). Preschoolers’ working memory: Could cueing reduce goal neglect and improve performance? Oral presentation at the Fribourg day of Cognition, Fribourg, Switzerland.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2016,  September). Goal maintenance and working memory in preschoolers. Can goal cueing improve their performance and under what conditions? Poster session presented at the 8th European Working Memory Symposium, Liège, Belgium.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2016, July). Goal maintenance and working memory in preschoolers. Can goal cueing improve their performance and under what conditions? Poster session presented at the 6th International Conference On Memory, Budapest, Hungary. http://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10525.92642

     

    Moulin, C.J.A., Fitamen, C., Barbeau, E., & Meyer, J. (2016, July). Novelty and recognition memory in Alzheimer's disease. Oral presentation at the 6th International Conference On Memory, Budapest, Hungary.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., & Camos, V. (2016, June). Goal maintenance and working memory in preschoolers. Can goal cueing improve their performance and under what conditions? Poster session presented at the 2nd Jean Piaget conferences: Infant development from Piaget to today, Geneva, Switzerland.