Unité de Psychologie Clinique et de Neuropsychologie de l'Enfant

Fleur Lejeune


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Research Associate / Senior Lecturer

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Fleur Lejeune


Education

  • PhD in Cognitive Science, Psychology, and Neurocognition, Pierre Mendès-France University, Grenoble, France (2007-2010) (https://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/file/index/docid/648263/filename/ThA_se.pdf)
  • Master in Cognitive Science, Victor Segalen University, Bordeaux, France (2007)
  • Master in Neuroscience, Victor Segalen University, Bordeaux, France (2006)
  • Licence in Biology, François Rabelais University, Tours, France (2005)

Research interests

  • Development of sensorimotor abilities and intermodal integration
  • Development of emotion, attention, inhibition and social reasoning
  • Prematurity
  • Genetic syndromes
  • Early interventions

Collaborations

  • Pr. Petra Hüppi and Dr. Cristina Borradori Tolsa; Division of Development and Growth, Department of Child and Adolescent, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland 
  • Pr. Thierry Debillon, Dr. Frédérique Berne-Audéoud, Dr. Leïla Marcus and Dr. Johanna Para; Intensive and Regular Neonatal Care Unit, CHRU Grenoble, France 
  • Pr. Edouard Gentaz; Sensorimotor, Affective and Social Development Unit, University of Geneva, Switzerland 
  • Pr. Chantal Junker-Tschopp, HETS Geneva, filière psychomotricité

Teaching

Geneva University (2011-present):

Pierre Mendès-France University, Grenoble, France (2008-2010):

  • Cognitive development in adults and children, L1
  • Child development, L2
  • Introduction to human biology, L1

Publications

Book

Lejeune, F., & Gentaz E. (2015). L'enfant prématuré. Développement neurocognitif et affectif. Paris : Odile Jacob.

Refereed Journal Articles

Lejeune F.*, Brand, L.A.*, Palama, A., Parra, J., Marcus, L., Barisnikov, K., Gentaz, E., Debillon, T., & Berne-Audéoud, F. (2018). Preterm infant showed better object handling skills in a neonatal intensive care unit during silence than with a recorded female voice. Acta Paediatrica. doi: 10.1111/apa.14552

Barisnikov, K.*, & Lejeune, F.*(2018). Social knowledge and social reasoning abilities in a neurotypical population and in children with Down syndrome. PLoS ONE, 13(7): e0200932. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200932

Lejeune, F., Borradori Tolsa, C., Gentaz, E., & Barisnikov, K. (2018). Fragility of haptic memory in human full-term newborns. Infant Behavior and Development, 52, 45-55. doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2018.05.004

Lejeune, F., & Gentaz, E. (2018). L’enfant prématuré en 2018: Multiplicité des enjeux. A.N.A.E., 152, 17-24.

Lordier, L.*, Loukas, S.*, Grouiller, F., Vollenweider, A., Vasung, L., Meskaldij, D., Lejeune, F., Pittet, M.P., Borradori Tolsa, C., Lazeyras, F., Grandjean, D., Van de Ville, D., & Hüppi, P.S. (2018). Music processing in preterm and full-term newborns: A psychophysiological interaction (PPI) approach in neonatal fMRI. NeuroImage. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.078.

Lejeune, F., Réveillon, M., Monnier, M., Hüppi, P.S., Borradori Tolsa, C., & Barisnikov, K. (2016). Social reasoning abilities in preterm and full-term children aged 5-7 years. Early Human Development, 103, 49-54. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2016.07.010.

Lejeune*, F., Parra*, J., Berne-Audéoud, F., Marcus, L., Barisnikov, K., Gentaz, E., & Debillon, T. (2016). Sound interferes with the early manual abilities of preterm infants. Scientific Reports, 6, 23329. doi: 10.1038/srep23329.

Theurel, A., Witt, A., Malsert, J., Lejeune, F., Fiorentini, C., Barisnikov, K., & Gentaz, E. (2016). The integration of visual context information in facial emotion recognition in 5 to 15-year-olds. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 150, 252-271.doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2016.06.004.

Cismaru, A.L., Gui, L., Vasung, L., Lejeune, F., Barisnikov, K., Truttman, A., Borradori Tolsa, C., & Hüppi, P.S. (2016). Altered amygdala development and fear processing in prematurely born infants. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 10, 55. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2016.00055.

Lejeune, F., Borradori Tolsa, C., Bickle Graz, M., Hüppi, P.S., & Barisnikov, K. (2015). Emotion, attention, and effortful control in 24-month-old very preterm and full-term children. L’année Psychologique/ Topics in Cognitive Psychology.doi: 10.4074/S0003503314000116

Malsert, J., & Lejeune, F. (2015). Les troubles dépressifs maternels: conséquences sur le développement neurocognitif et affectif du jeune enfant. Médecine & Enfance, 35, 21-29.

Borradori Tolsa, C., Barisnikov, K., Lejeune, F., & Hüppi, P.S. (2014). Développement des fonctions exécutives de l’enfant prématuré [Executive functions in preterm-born children]. Archives de Pédiatrie, 21(9), 1035-40. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2014.06.011

Witt, A., Theurel, A., Borradori Tolsa, C., Lejeune, F., Fernandes, L., van Hanswijck de Jonge, L., Monnier, M., Bickle Graz, M., Barisnikov, K., Gentaz, E.,  & Hüppi, P.S. (2014). Emotional and effortful control abilities in 42-month-old very preterm and full-term children. Early Human Development, 90(10), 565-69. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2014.07.008

Lejeune, F., Berne-Audéoud, F., Marcus, L., Debillon, T., & Gentaz, E. (2014). The effect of postnatal age on early tactile manual abilities of the preterm infant. Early Human Development, 90(5), 259-64. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2014.02.002

Lejeune F., & Gentaz E. (2013). Le toucher chez les enfants prématurés [Early tactile perception]. Enfance, 1, 33-48. doi: 10.4074/S0013754513001055

Lejeune F., & Gentaz E. (2013). Comment le nouveau-né né prématurément perçoit-il son environnement multisensoriel ? [How do preterm newborns perceive their multisensory environment?]. Médecine & Enfance, 33, 82-88.

Marcus L., Lejeune F., Berne-Audéoud F., Gentaz E., & Debillon T. (2012). The tactile sensory in the preterm infant: Manual perception of shape from 28 Gestational Weeks. Pediatrics, 130, e88-e94. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-3357

Lejeune F., Marcus L., Berne-Audéoud F., Streri, A., Debillon T., & Gentaz E. (2012). Inter-manual transfer of shapes in preterm human infants from 33 to 34+6 weeks post-conceptional age. Child Development, 83, 794-800. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01753.x

Berne-Audéoud F., Marcus L., Lejeune F., Gentaz E., & Debillon T. (2010). Communiquer par le toucher avec le nouveau-né prématuré [Communicating with premature newborns through touch]. Soins Pédiatrie-Puériculture, 256, 21-23.

Lejeune F., Audéoud F., Marcus L., Streri A., Debillon T., & Gentaz E. (2010). The manual habituation and discrimination of shapes in preterm human infants from 33 to 34+6 post-conceptional age. PLoS ONE, 5, e9108. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009108.

Scientific Diffusion

Barisnikov, K., & Lejeune F. (2012). Développement des prématurés : Prédicteurs et prévention [Development of preterm children : Predictors and prevention]. Psychoscope, 33, 12-15.

Lejeune F., & Gentaz E. (2011). Percevoir par le toucher, une capacité précoce [Perception by touching, an early capacity]. Biofutur, 326, 35-37.

Lejeune F., & Gentaz E. (2011). Les massages aident les prématurés à mieux se développer [Massage helps the development of premature children]. La Recherche, 453, 56-58.