Arnaud Witt

MCU – Psychology, Permanent

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Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté
11 Esplanade Erasme
21000 Dijon


Developmental psychology

Curriculum Vitae

  • Associate Professor in Psychology, Université de Bourgogne
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Université de Genève.
  • LEAD associate member.
  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Université de Bourgogne, 2010 (Comity: Michel Fayol, Thierry Meulemans, Pierre Perruchet, Supervisor: Annie Vinter)
  • M.A. in Cognitive Psychology, 2006

Research topics

My research interests include implicit learning, sequential learning, conceptual development, abstraction/transfer, and haptic perception.

Most of my research is conducted in a developmental and/or psychopathological perspective.


  • Stansbury, E., Witt, A., Bard, P., & Thibaut, J.-P. (2024). How children generalize novel nouns : an eye tracking analysis of their generalization strategies. Plos One. More ›
  • Bugaiska, A., Bonin, P., Ferreira, J., & Witt, A. (2023). Effect of perceptions of future time on implicit and explicit memory in older adults. Experimental Aging Research. More ›
  • Bugaiska, A., Bonin, P., & Witt, A. (2023). Do young children, like young adults, remember animates better than inanimates?. Frontiers in Psychology. More ›
  • Bugaiska, A., Witt, A., & Bonin, P. (2023). Does the Sensory Experience of Words boost Recollection in Aging?. Experimental Aging Research. More ›
  • Theurel, A., & Witt, A. (2023). Mental health, alcohol use, workplace bullying and attitude toward mental health help-seeking in French Apprentices. Psychology, 1(14), 69-89. More ›
  • Thibaut, J.P., & Witt, A. (2023). Children’s generalization of novel names in comparison settings: The role of semantic distance during learning and at test. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 234, 105704. More ›
  • Witt, A., Poulin-Charronnat, B., Bard, P., & Vinter, A. (2023). The effect of response-to-stimulus interval on children’s implicit sequence learning. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 232, 105668. More ›
  • Comblain, A., Witt, A., & Thibaut, J. P. (2022). Développement lexical dans le cadre des déficiences intellectuelles syndromiques : une revue de la littérature. Psychologie Française. More ›
  • Cornuault, P.-H., Carpentier, L., Witt, A., Weiland, B., & Foltête, E. (2022, July). Fundamental tribo-mechanisms involved in the perception of textured surfaces. Paper presented at 7th World Tribology Congress, WTC 2022, Lyon, France. More ›
  • Frick, A., Wright, Helen R., Witt, A., & Taconnat, L. (2022). The underlying processes of episodic memory development: From a unique contribution of representation to the increasing use of semantic organization supported by cognitive control. Cognitive Development, 5(63), :101217 DOI: 10. More ›

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