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Amélie Bret

Amélie Bret


PhD Student

Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurocognition CNRS UMR 5105 Université Pierre Mendès-France Bâtiment Sciences de l’Homme et Mathématiques CS40700 - 38058 Grenoble Cedex 9 France Institut de Recherches en Science Psychologiques IPSY - Place du Cardinal Mercier, 10 bte L3.05.01 B-1348 Louvain la Neuve Belgique

ameliebret@gmail.com

Advisors

Pr. Martial Mermillod (Grenoble-Alpes University, France) Pr. Olivier Corneille (Catholique University of Louvain, Belgium)

Reasearch Interests

Social and physiological determinants of attitude change in evaluative conditioning Social cognition, Attitudes, Evaluative conditioning, Psychophysiology

Papers

Mierop, A., Corneille, O., Bret, A., Dumas, R., & Yzerbyt, V. Is the « unconditioned » stimuli in evaluative conditioning really unconditioned ? Manuscript in preparation.

Bret, A., Mierop, A., Beffara, B., Corneille, O., Mermillod, M. Sociopolitical ideologies Predict (Un)Learning Evaluatively Conditioned Attitudes.Manuscript in preparation

Bret, A., Beffara, B., McFadyen, J., & Mermillod, M. (2017). Right wing authoritarianism is associated with race bias in face detection. PLoS One, 12(7), e0179894.

Beffara, B., Bret, A., Vermeulen, N., & Mermillod, M. (2016). Resting high frequency heart rate variability selectively predicts cooperative behavior. Physiology & Behavior, 164(Part A), 417-428. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.06.011

Beffara, B., Wicker, B., Vermeulen, N., Ouellet, M., Bret, A., Funes M. & Mermillod, M. (2015). Reduction of interference effect by low spatial frequency information priming in an emotional Stroop task. Journal of Vision, 15(6), 16. doi:10.1167/15.6.16

Bret, A., & Beffara, B. (2013). Anthropomorphising Ourselves : The Origin of the Free Will Illusion. Student Journal of Psychology, 2, 1, 28-30

Conferences

Bret A, Mierop A, Beffara B, Corneille O and Mermillod M. (2017, August) Political conservatism and evaluative counter-conditioning : Motivational and cognitive differences. Talk presented at ESCON, Gdansk, Poland.

Bret A, Mierop A, Beffara B, Corneille O and Mermillod M. (2017, July) Right-Wing Authoritarianism is negatively associated with counter-conditioning. Talk presented at EASP, Granada, Spain.

Batailler, C., Bret A, Kasseh S., Moulin C., Muller D., (2017, July) Toward a Robust Subliminal Priming Procedure ? Poster presented at EASP, Granada, Spain.

Bret A, Mierop A, Beffara B, Corneille O and Mermillod M. (2017, March) When sensitivity to evaluative counterconditioning is associated with sociopolitical ideologies : Is this due to cognitive style differences ?. Talk presented at TEAP, Dresden, Germany.

Bret A, Mierop A, Beffara B, Corneille O and Mermillod M. (2016, August) Sociopolitical ideologies Predict (Un) Learning Evaluatively Conditioned Attitudes. Talk presented at ESCON, Lisbon, Portugal.

Bret A, Mierop A, Beffara B, Corneille O and Mermillod M. (2016, July) Socio-political ideologies Predict (Un) Learning Evaluatively Conditioned Attitudes. Talk presented at the EASP Medium Size Meeting : The Psychology of Attitudes : Cologne, Germany.

Bret A, Mierop A, Beffara B, Corneille O and Mermillod M. (2016, June) Les idéologies socio-politiques prédisent la formation de préjugés sans médiation par la flexibilité cognitive. Talk presented at the : Genève, Switzerland.

Bret, A. & Mierop, A (2016, May). Recent advances in attitude formation and decision making. Symposium presented at the 26th meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS), Antwerp, Belgium

Bret, A., Beffara, B., & Mermillod, M. (2016, March) Are political ideologies linked with the search of out-group faces ? An implicit way to access racial discrimination. Poster presented at 2016 Society for Affective Science Annual Conference ; Chicago, USA.

Bret, A., Beffara, B., & Martial Mermillod (2015, September) Objectivization or threat perception ? Measuring racial discrimination by the visual search of faces. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Paphos, Cyprus

Bret, A., Beffara, B., & Martial Mermillod (2015, July) Cognitive Roots of Racial Discrimination : objectivization or threat perception ? Poster presented at the Annual Conference of International Society for Research on Emotion, Geneva, Switzerland

Bret, A., Beffara, B., & Mermillod, M. (2015, June) Is the out-group not enough interesting or too much threatening ? Talk presented at the 6° rencontres du Pôle Grenoble Cognition, Grenoble, France.

Bret, A., Beffara, B., & Mermillod, M. (2015, May) Orientation Politique et Intelligence Sociale. Talk presented at Pint of Science, Grenoble, France.

Beffara, B., Bret, A., Chausse, P., Guinet, E., Vermeulen, N., Mermillod, M. (2015, April) Increased heart rate variability after short term biofeedback : visual feedback without paced breathing is sufficient to regulate. Poster n°6, Session B, presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Affective Science, San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland, California, USA.

Beffara, B., Vermeulen, N., Bret, A., & Mermillod, M. (2014). From Fast Visual Perception to Frontal Emotional Inhibition. Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE 2014). Berlin. Germany. March 2014.

Beffara, B., Wicker, B., Vermeulen, N., Ouellet, M., Bret, A., Funes Molina, M.J., & Mermillod, M. (2013). Does Low Spatial Frequency Information Really Have a Preferential Role in Emotional Frontal Inhibition ? 18th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology. Budapest. Hungary. September 2013.

Beffara, B., Vilain, C., Wicker, B., Vermeulen, N., Ouellet, M., Bret, A., Funes Molina, M.J., & Mermillod, M. (2013). L’importance des basses fréquences spatiales dans le processus d’inhibition émotionnelle. 4° rencontres du Pôle Grenoble Cognition. Grenoble. France. June 2013.

Education

2015-2018 : Doctoral studies in Cognitive Science and Neurocognition (AGIR grant from Grenoble-Alpes University)

2014-2015. Grenoble-Alpes University, M.Sc. Research in Social and Cognitive Psychology

2013-2014. Grenoble-Alpes University, Bachelor of Honor in Psychology

2010-2013. Clermont University and University of Kent (3rd year), Bachelor in Psychology