photo

Christophe Fitamen

Doctor of philosophy in psychology

christophe.fitamen@unifr.ch

Assistant-e diplômé-e / Assistant-e source tierce

Skills

Research

 

  • Working memory development in 3- to 9-year-olds
  • Goal maintenance

 

Teaching

 

  • Bachelor 1st year - "Developmental Psychology" (2018, 2019)
  • Master - "Executive Control Development" (2017), "Motor Impairment" (2018), "Normal and Pathological Development of Executive Functions" (2019)
  • Students co-supervision for their Bachelor's and Master's thesis

Address

RM 01 bu. C-3.113
Rue P.A. de Faucigny 2
1700 Fribourg

Office

RM 01, C-3.113

Collaborateur-trice scientifique

Address

RM 01 bu. C-3.109
Rue P.A. de Faucigny 2
1700 Fribourg

Office

RM 01, C-3.109

Lecteur-trice

Address

RM 01 bu. C-3.109
Rue P.A. de Faucigny 2
1700 Fribourg

Office

RM 01, C-3.109

  • Biography

    Now

    • Teaching fellow for the Master of Developmental & School Psychology

     

    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):
      • Internship in Neuropsychology in a "Memory consultation", Geriatric service at Hospital Philippe le Bon, Beaune (France).
      • Internship in School Psychology (Institut Médico-Educatif) la Clarté, Moulins (France). 

     

    2014

    • Master's degree in Psychology, Université de Bourgogne

     

    2012

    • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Université de Bourgogne
  • Publications

    List

    Articles

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., Camos, V. How goal cue and motor activity modulate working memory performance in preschoolers? Manuscript submitted for publication.

     

    Fitamen, C., Blaye, A., Camos, V. Preschoolers' working memory benefits from transparent goal cue if children act on it. Manuscript submitted for publication.

     

    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

     

    Chapitre de livre

     

    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.

     

    Communications

     

    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. (2018, Mars). Développement de la mémoire de travail et aide au maintien du but : investigation du rôle joué par l’indiçage du but dans le fonctionnement de la mémoire de travail des enfants de 3 à 9 ans. Présentation orale à Ma Thèse en 180 secondes, Fribourg, Suisse. https://youtu.be/5t7YzxcPRno?t=12m5s

     

    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.

  • Teaching and courses

    L'adolescent UE-L25.01059 SA-2019
    Faculty of Humanities

    Tuesday 15:15 - 17:00, Room Regina Mundi S-01.109 + C-0.101

    Show in course program