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Michel Guerraz

Michel Guerraz


Professeur de psychologie cognitive

Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurocognition
CNRS UMR 5105
Université Savoie Mont Blanc (USMB)
BP 1104
73011 Chambery Cedex France

Tél. : 04.79.75.91.86

michel.guerraz@univ-smb.fr

Principales responsabilités :

- Président du Conseil National des Universités (CNU), 16ème section.
- Directeur du département de psychologie de l’université Savoie Mont Blanc (USMB) de 2010 à 2016

Trajectoire professionnelle

- Depuis 2009 : Professeur de psychologie cognitive & neuropsychologie. USMB
- 2004 - 2009 : Maître de Conférences en psychologie cognitive USMB
- 2002 - 2004 : Maître de Conférences en psychologie cognitive Université Toulon –Var
- 1997-2001 : Assistant clinicien & recherche au National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. UK.
- 1995-1997 : Psychologue clinicien - neuropsychologue. Hopital Arnaud de Villeneuve. Montpellier.

Formation

- HDR Lettres, Sciences Humaines (2008). USMB
- PhD in Neurosciences (2001). University College of London, UK
- DESS (1995) : Psychologie clinique et pathologique, spécialité neuropsychologie. USMB
- DEA (1994) : Psychologie cognitive, Université Pierre Mendès France.

Research topics

- Multisensory integration
- Kinesthesia / Body representation
- Bimanual coordination
- Sensory-motor control

Peer-reviewed articles from 2010

Chancel M, Blanchard C, Guerraz M, Montagnini A, Kavounoudias A (2016) Optimal visuo-tactile integration for velocity discrimination of self-hand movements. Journal of Neurophysiology. 116:1522-1535.

Chancel M, Brun C, Kavounoudias A, Guerraz M (2016) Kinesthetic mirror illusions. How much does the mirror matter ? Experimental Brain Research. 234, 1459-68.

Piscicelli C, Barra J, Bourdillon C, Sibille B, Guerraz M, Pérennou D (2016) Maintaining the body upright optimizes visual vertical measurement after stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 30:9-18.

Guerraz M (2015) The mirror paradigm and mirror therapy : does the "virtual hand" have a beneficial impact on motor behavior. Therapeutic Targets for Neurological Diseases. 2(1):e517

Brun C, Guerraz M (2015) Anchoring the “floating arm”. use of proprioceptive and mirror visual feedback from one arm to control involuntary displacement of the other arm. Neuroscience. 310 : 268-278

Brun C, Metral M, Chancel M, Kavounoudias A, Luyat M, Guerraz M (2015) Passive or simulated displacement of one arm modulates the involuntary motor behaviour of the other arm. Neuroscience. 285:343-355.

Metral M, Chancel M, Brun C, Luyat M, Kavounoudias A, Guerraz M (2015) Kinaesthetic mirror illusion and spatial congruence. Experimental Brain Research. 233:1463-1470.

Thomassin N, Gonthier C, Guerraz M, Roulin JL (2015) The hard fall effect : High working memory capacity leads to a higher, but less robust short-term memory performance. Experimental Psychology. 62 : 89-9

Cian C, Gianocca V, Barreaud PA, Guerraz M, Bresciani JP (2015) Bioceramic fabrics improve standing posture and handstand stability in expert gymnasts. Gait & Posture. 42:419-423.

Metral M, Guardia D, Bauwens I, Guerraz M, Lafargue G, Cottencin O, Luyat M (2014) Painfully thin but locked inside a fatter body : abnormalities in both anticipation and execution of action in anorexia nervosa. BMC Research Note 7 : 707.

Metral M, Guinot M, Bresciani JP, Luyat M, Roulin JP, Guerraz M (2014) Bimanual coordination with three hands : Is the mirror hand of any help ? Neuropsychologia. 52, 11-18.

Caudron S, Guerraz M, Gros JP, Azulay JP, Vaugoyeau M (2014) Visualizing in real time their own body’s geometry may improve postural control in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Clinical neurophysiology. 44, 77-86.

Metral M, Blettery B, Bresciani JP, Luyat M, Guerraz M (2013) Trying to move your unseen arm modulates visually-evoked kinesthetic illusion. PLoS ONE 8(11) : e80360.

Guerraz M, Provost S, Narison R, Brugnon A, Virolle S, Bresciani JP (2012) Integration of visual and proprioceptive afferents in kinesthesia. Neuroscience. 223,258-68.

Peltier S, Vincent L, Millet G, Sirvent P, Morin JB, Guerraz M, et al. (2011) Effects of carbohydrates-BCAAs-caffeine ingestion on performance and neuromuscular function during a 2-h treadmill run. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 8, 22.

Guerraz M, Caudron S, Thomassin N, Blouin J (2011) Influence of head orientation on visually and memory-guided arm movement. Acta Psychologica 136:390-8.

Caudron S, Langlois L, Nougier V, Guerraz M (2010) Directionally specific sensory adaptation in human balance control. Gait & Posture 32(2):161-8.

Caudron S, Nougier V, Guerraz M (2010) Postural challenge and adaptation to proprioceptive perturbation. Experimental Brain Research. 202:935-941.

Blouin J, Guillaud E, Bresciani JP, Guerraz M, Gauthier G, Simoneau M (2010) Insights into the control of arm movement during body motion as revealed by EMG analyses. Brain Research. 1309 : 40-52.

Peer-reviewed articles before 2010

Guerraz M, Bronstein AM (2008) Ocular versus extra-ocular control of posture and equilibrium. Clinical neurophysiology 38 : 391-8

Guerraz M, Bronstein AM (2008) Mechanisms underlying visually induced body sway Neurosciences letters 443:12-6

Caudron S, Boy F, Forestier N, Guerraz M (2008) Influence of expectation on postural disturbance evoked by proprioceptive stimulation. Experimental Brain Research 184(1):53-9

Day BL, Guerraz M (2007) Feedforward versus feedback modulation of vestibular-evoked balance responses by visual self-motion information. Journal of physiology. 582:153-161.

Ceyte H, Cian C, Zory R, Barraud PA, Roux A, Guerraz M (2007) Effect of tendon vibration on postural orientation. Neuroscience Letters. 416:71-75.

Guerraz M, Navaro J, Ferrero F, Cremieux J, Blouin J (2006). Perceived versus actual head-on-trunk orientation during arm movement control. Experimental Brain Research. 172:221-9.

Guerraz M, Day BL (2005) Expectation and the vestibular control of balance. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 17(3), 463-469.

Guerraz M, Blouin J, Vercher JL (2003) From head orientation to hand control : evidence of both neck and vestibular involvement in hand drawing. Experimental Brain Research,150, 40-49.

Bronstein, AM, Perennou D, Guerraz M, Playford D, Rudge P. (2003) Dissociation of Visual and Haptic Vertical in Two Patients with Vestibular Nuclear Lesions. Neurology, 61, 1260-2

Ehrenfried T, Guerraz M, Thilo KV, Yardley L, Gresty MA, (2003) Posture and concurrent mental task performance of subjects confronted by moving visuel fields. Cognitive Brain Research. 17:140-153.

Thilo KV, Guerraz M, Bronstein AM, Gresty MA (2002) Percept-related changes in horizontal optokinetic nystagmus at different body orientations in space. Experimental Brain Research. 145:215-21

Guerraz M, Yardley L, Bertholon P, Pollak L, Gresty MA, Bronstein AM (2001) Visual vertigo : Symptom-assessement, spatial orientation and postural control. Brain, 124:1646-56.

Guerraz M, Thilo KV, Bronstein AM, Gresty MA (2001) Influence of action and expectation on visual control of posture. Cognitive Brain Research, 11:259-66.

Guerraz M, Gianna C, Burchill P, Gresty MA, Bronstein AM (2001) Effect of visual surrounding motion on body sway in a 3 D environment. Perception & Psychophysics, 63:47-58.

Luyat M, Gentaz E, Corte TR, Guerraz M (2001) Reference frames and haptic perception of orientation : Body and head tilt effects on the oblique effect. Perception & Psychophysics, 63:541-54.

Guerraz, M, Shallo-Hoffmann J, Yarrow K, Thilo KV, Bronstein AM, Gresty, MA (2000) Visual control of postural orientation and equilibrium in congenital nystagmus. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41:3798-804.

Guerraz M, Sakellari V, Burchill P, Bronstein AM (2000) Influence of motion parallax in the control of spontaneous body sway. Experimental Brain Research, 131:244-52.

Guerraz M, Luyat M, Poquin D, Ohlmann T (2000) The role of neck afferents on subjective orientation in the visual and tactile sensorial modalities. Acta Oto-laryngologica, 120:735-8.

Thilo KV, Guerraz M, Bronstein AM, Gresty MA (2000) Horizontal oculomotor dynamics change during spontaneous perceptual shift. NeuroReport, 11:1987-90.

Bronstein A, Guerraz M (1999) Visual-vestibular control of posture and gait : Physiological mechanisms and disorders. Current Opinion in Neurology, 12 : 5-11.

Guerraz M, Poquin D, Ohlmann T (1998) The role of head centric spatial reference with static and kinetic visual disturbances. Perception & Psychophysics, 60:287-95.

Guerraz M, Poquin D, Luyat M, Ohlmann T (1998) Head orientation involvment in the subjective vertical assessement in condition of whole body tilt. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 87:643-8.

Poquin D, Guerraz M, Ohlmann T, Marendaz C, Brenet F, Raphel C (1995) Visual disturbance, head tilt and Aubert effect. Current Psychology of Cognition, 14:231-53.

Chapters/Books

Pérennou D, Jaeger M, Piscicelli C, Guerraz M, Barra J (2015) Référentiels spatiaux et troubles de l’équilibre. Massion edit. Dir D. Pérennou, G. Rode, Ph. Azouvi, V. Brun.

Berger L, Guerraz M (2012) Incidence du vieillissement sur les performances posturales et cognitives en situation de double tâche. Contrôle postural, espace, locomotion. P Pérennou, D, Nougier V, Honoré J, Lacour M, eds, De Boeck, pp 217-222.

Caudron S, Ceyte H, Cian C, Guerraz M (2008) la vibration des tendons d’Achille modifie la perception de l’orientation verticale et altère la perception de mouvements passifs. In : M. Lacour, Editor, Posture et Equilibre, Solal, Marseille. pp 85-97.

Guerraz M, Bronstein AM (2008) Illusion vectionnelle et réajustements posturaux : quel lien ? In : M. Lacour, Editor, Posture et Equilibre, Solal, Marseille. pp73-83

Guillaud E, Navarro J, Gauthier GM, Guerraz M, Simoneau M, Blouin J (2005) On the vestibular control of arm movements during body motion. In N.Gantchev, G.Gantchev (eds), From basic motor control to functional recovery IV (pp 108-116). Sofia : Academic Publishing House

Guerraz M (2002) Indices visuels et régulation posturale. In J. Honoré, Y. Coello. (Eds). Percevoir, s’orienter et agir dans l’espace : approche pluridisciplinaire des relations perception-action. Marseille. Solal. Pp : 101-114.

Day BL, Guerraz M, Cole J(2002) Sensory interactions for human balance control revealed by galvanic vestibular stimulation. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2002 ; 508:129-37