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Nicolas Morgado

Research Interests

The influence of physical and social constraints of actions on visual perception of space

Keywords : Space perception, social cognition, perception-action, embodied cognition, affordances, effort, tool use, power, personal space invasion

Main Collaborators

Book chapters

Morgado, N. & Palluel-Germain, R. (in press). Do actions constraint the visual perception of space ? In Y. Coello & M. H. Fischer (Eds.), Handbook of Embodied Cognition. Taylor & Francis.

Morgado, N. & Palluel-Germain, R. (in press). Un espace en action : quand les contraintes physiques et sociales intègrent notre perception visuelle de l’espace. In A. Berthoz & C. Debru (Eds.), Anticipation et voyage mental. Paris : Odile Jacob.

Peer reviewed papers

Osiurak, F., Morgado, N., Vallet, G. T., Drot, M., & Palluel-Germain, R. (in press). Getting a tool gives wings : Overestimation of tool-related benefits in a motor imagery task and a decision task. Psychological Research. PDF Link

Morgado, N., Gentaz, E., Guinet, E., Osiurak, F., & Palluel-Germain, R. (2013). Within reach but not so reachable : Obstacles matter in visual perception of distances. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20(3), 462-467. PDF Link

Osiurak, F., Morgado, N., & Palluel-Germain, R. (2012). Tool use and perceived distance : When unreachable becomes spontaneously reachable. Experimental Brain Research, 218(2), 331-339. PDF Link

Morgado, N., Muller, D., Gentaz, E., & Palluel-Germain, R. (2011). Close to me ? The influence of affective closeness on space perception. Perception, 40(7), 877-879. PDF Link

Conference Proceedings

Barnaud, M.-L., Morgado, N., Palluel-Germain, R., Diard, J., & Spalanzani, A. (2014). Proxemics models for human-aware navigation in robotics : Grounding interaction and personal space models in experimental data from psychology. In Proceedings of the 3rd IROS’2014 workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment.” Chicago, Ill.

Morgado, N., Muller, D., Pinelli, M., Guinet, E., Gentaz, E., & Palluel-Germain, R. (2013, August). Does friendship influence space perception ? With particular reference to the curse of the suspicious participants. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3110-3115). Austin, TX : Cognitive Science Society. PDF

Cegarra, J., & Morgado, N. (2009, Septembre). Étude des propriétés de la version francophone du NASA-TLX. In B. Cahour, F. Anceaux, A. Giboins (Eds.), EPIQUE 2009 : 5ème Colloque de Psychologie Ergonomique, 233-239. Nice, France. PDF

Other Communications

Morgado, N. (2013, September). L’influence des contraintes de l’action sur la perception visuelle de l’espace. Presentation at RILs 2013 : Rencontre inter-laboratoire en psychologie sociale, Grenoble, France.

Morgado, N., Palluel-Germain, R., Muller, D., & Gentaz, E. (2013, August). Does friendship influence space perception ? Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany. PDF

Morgado, N., Palluel-Germain, R., Muller, D., & Gentaz, E. (2012, September). The link between affective closeness and space perception. Poster presented at the 5th International Conference on Spatial Cognition : “Space and Embodied Cognition”, Rome, Italy. PDF

Palluel-Germain, R., Morgado, N., Osiurak, F., & Gentaz, E. (2012, September). Physical constraints of action matter : Their effect on perceived distances. Poster presented at the 5th International Conference on Spatial Cognition : “Space and Embodied Cognition”, Rome, Italy. PDF

Palluel-Germain, R., Morgado, N., Gentaz, E., Muller, D., & Osiurak, F. (2011, September). Intégration des facteurs psycho-sociaux dans la perception spatiale. Presentation at La pratique : Un lieu de théories, 53ème Congrès National de la Société Française de Psychologie. Metz, France.

Palluel-Germain, R., Morgado, N., Gentaz, E., Muller, D., & Osiurak, F. (2011, May). Intégration des facteurs psycho-sociaux dans la perception spatiale. Presentation at the Rencontres du Pôle Grenoble Cognition (2ème édition). Grenoble, France.

Morgado, N., Muller, D., Gentaz, E., & Palluel-Germain, R. (2011, May). The influence of affective closeness on space perception. Poster presented at the conference « Le cerveau social : un pléonasme ? », Paris, France.

Teaching Experience

Temporary Teaching and Lecturer at Pierre-Mendès-France University, Grenoble, France,

2013-2014

The influence of action constraints on space perception (4th year in Psychology)

Differential Psychology and Psychometry (2nd year in Psychology)

Introduction to Psychological Research (3rd year in Psychology)

2012-2013

The influence of action constraints on space perception (4th year in Psychology)

Data Analysis (1st year in Psychology)

Differential Psychology and Psychometry (2nd year in Psychology)

Experimental Psychology (1st year in Psychology)

2011-2012

Differential Psychology and Psychometry (2nd year in Psychology)

Experimental Psychology (1st year in Psychology)

Supervision Experience

2013-2014

Supervision with Richard Palluel-Germain and Dominique Muller of a 4th year student

Supervision with Richard Palluel-Germain and Céline Baeyens of a 5th year student

2012-2013

Supervision with Richard Palluel-Germain of two 4th year students

Supervision with Richard Palluel-Germain and Dominique Muller of a 4th year student

Supervision with Richard Palluel-Germain and Céline Baeyens of a 5th year student

2011-2012

Supervision with Richard Palluel-Germain of a 4th year student

2010-2011

Supervision with Richard Palluel-Germain of a 4th year student

Education

Since October 2011 : Doctoral studies in Psychology

  • Laboratory of Psychology and NeuroCognition (LPNC), CNRS, Pierre Mendès France University, Grenoble, France
  • Work supported by a grant from the M.E.N.R.T. (Ministry of Education, Research and Technology) attributed by Joseph Fourrier University, Grenoble, France
  • Advisors : Richard Palluel-Germain and Édouard Gentaz

2011 : Master of Research in Neurocognition and Social Cognition (2nd year)

  • Pierre-Mendès-France University (UPMF), Laboratory of Psychology and NeuroCognition (LPNC), Grenoble (38), France
  • Advisor Richard Palluel-Germain and Édouard Gentaz

2010 : Master of Research in Neurocognition and Social Cognition (1st year)

  • Pierre-Mendès-France University (UPMF), Laboratory of Psychology and NeuroCognition (LPNC), Grenoble (38), France
  • Advisor Richard Palluel-Germain and Édouard Gentaz

2009 : Licence (3 years University Degree) in Psychology

  • Jean François Champollion Research and Formation University Center (CUFR JFC), Albi (81), France
  • Advisor : Julien Cegarra from the Cognition, Langues, Langage, Ergonomics Institute (CLLE), Toulouse (31), France

Training

2010-2011

Research Training, Laboratory of Psychology and NeuroCognition (LPNC), Grenoble (38), France

Springs 2010

Observation Training in Neuropsychology, Teaching Hospital (CHU), Grenoble (38), France

2009/2010

Research Training, Laboratory of Psychology and NeuroCognition (LPNC), Grenoble (38), France

2008/2009

Research Training, Cognition, Langues, Langage, Ergonomy Institute (CLLE), Toulouse (31), France

Summer 2008

Observation Training in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Saint-Salvadou Clinic, Albi (81), France

Springs 2008

Scientific assistance in cognitive psychology, Jean François Champollion Research and Formation University Center (CUFR JFC), Albi (81), France

Observation Training in Neuropsychology, Mutualist Center of Functional Rehabilitation (CMRF), Albi (81), France

Observation Training in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Mutualist Center of Functional Rehabilitation (CMRF), Albi (81), France

Observation Training in Clinical Psychology and Systemic Therapies, Office associated to the Gregory Bateson Institute, Toulouse (38), France

Research Jobs

December 2010

Data capture for the Laboratoire Inter-universitaire de Psychologie, Grenoble (38), France

October 2010

Cognitive assessment of children for the Laboratoire de Psychologie et NeuroCognition, Grenoble (38), France