Université de Neuchâtel

An electroencephalographic approach to the processing of ambiguous stimuli under social influence : the role of perception, attention, emotion and metacognition

Zanesco, Julie ; Clément, Fabrice (Dir.) ; Pegna, Alan J. (Codir.) ; Maurer, Roland (Codir.) ; Krummenacher, Joseph (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2019.

Humans, as social beings, are susceptible to social influence in their judgements, beliefs and behaviours. Over the last 70 years, a great wealth of data from experimental social psychology has demonstrated that social knowledge affects the way humans perceive and interpret their environment, giving rise to cognitive, perceptual, attentional and motivational biases. Already in the 1950’s,...

Université de Neuchâtel

Le développement de la confiance épistémique chez les jeunes enfants : les enfants utilisent-ils le genre et l'âge de leurs sources informationnelles pour acquérir de nouvelles connaissances?

Terrier, Nathalie ; Clément, Fabrice (Dir.) ; Mercier, Hugo (Codir.) ; Schmid Mast, Marianne (Codir.) ; Van der Henst, Jean-Baptiste (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2016.

How do young children acquire belief and knowledge from others’ testimony and how do they monitor and select fundamental pieces of information to learn about the world? The first aim of this experimental research is to emphasis that preschoolers, from an early age, are able to acquire various information by others, displaying skeptical trust in testimonies and selecting reliable epistemic...

Université de Neuchâtel

Socialization : interactions between parents and children in everyday family life

Keel, Sara ; Clément, Fabrice (Dir.) ; Mondada, Lorenza (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2012.

This thesis is part of an interdisciplinary research project on the socialization of preschoolers. By adopting a Conversation Analytic (CA) approach informed by Ethnomethodology (EM), it offers a study of the socialization process as it takes place within everyday parent-child interactions. Based on a large audio-visual corpus featuring footage of eight French-speaking families filmed extensively...