Innovation in Language Learning

Edition 17

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Jean-Pierre Thibaut

Institution: University of Bourgogne

Address: Pôle AAFE - Esplanade Erasme

Postal Code: 21000

Country: France

Jean-Pierre Thibaut is professor of developmental psychology at the University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France.

Jean-Pierre Thibaut graduated in Psychology at the University of Liège (Belgium). Since then, he has been working in the field of psychology, as a teacher (developmental psychology) and as a researcher.
He started his career in Liège Belgium. In 2003, he was recruited at the University of Poitiers as a professor. Since 2008, he has been professor at the University of Bourgogne. .
He is an expert in Children's comprehension of analogies and conceptual relation, in Children's naive conceptions about nutrition and related notions and in Lexical and conceptual development: learning and generalizing novel names for unfamiliar objects.
He has been drector of an international CNRS research group (2012-2016) in education and neurosciences.

Main publications
• Thibaut, J.P., Gelaes, S., & Murphy, G.L. (2018). Does practice in category learning increase rule use or exemplar use—or both?. Memory & Cognition, 46, 530-543.
• French, R.M., Glady, Y., & Thibaut, J.P. (2017). An evaluation of scanpath-comparison and machine-learning classification algorithms used to study the dynamics of analogy making. Behavior Research Methods.
• Glady, Y., French, RM., & Thibaut, J.P. (2017). Children’s Failure in Analogical Reasoning Tasks: A Problem of Focus of Attention and Information Integration?. Frontiers.
• Augier, L., & Thibaut, J. P. (2013). The benefits and costs of comparisons in a novel object categorization task: Interactions with development. Psychonomic bulletin & review, 20, 1126-1132.
• Thibaut, J.-P., French, R. M., & Vezneva, M. (2010). The development of Analogy-Making in Children: cognitive load and executive functions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 106, 1-19. Thibaut, J.-P., & Gelaes, S. (2006). Exemplar effects in the context of a categorization rule: dimensional and holistic influences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 32, 1403-1415.
• Schyns, P.G., Goldstone, R.L., & Thibaut, J.-P. (1998). The development of features in object concepts. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 1-54
Areas of expertise: Psychology, development, children, cognition, reasoning, analogy, categorization, food categorization, lexical development.

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