St-Pierre, É., Dicaire, N., Bérubé, A., & Blais, C. (submitted) Parent and child emotion recognition influences the relationship between childhood maltreatment and dyadic sensitivity: A moderated-moderation analysis.

Pétrin, R., Bérubé, A., St-Pierre, É., & Blais, C. (submitted) Childhood Emotional Abuse Increases Maternal Cardiovascular Responses to Children’s Emotional Facial Expressions. 

Guérette, J., Blais, C., & Fiset, D. (under revision). Verbal aggressions against Major League Baseball umpires affect their decision-making.

Ledrou, V., Fiset, D., Carré, M., Guérette, J., & Blais, C. (under revision). The facial information underlying economic decision-making.

Richer, A., Gingras, F., Fiset, D., Plouffe-Demers, M-P., & Blais, C. (under revision). Is it pain, anger, disgust or sadness? Individual differences in expectation about facial expressions of pain.

Charbonneau, I., Duncan, J., Blais, C., Guérette, J., Plouffe-Demers, M-P., & Fiset, D. (submitted). Facial expression categorisation predominantly relies on mid spatial frequencies.

Desjardins, M-C.+, Fiset, D., Sénécal, D., Tremblay, S., & Blais, C. (submitted). Uncovering the link between empathic resources and the perceptual evaluation of pain facial expressions, a High-definition transcranial direct current stimulation study.

Audette, P-L., Côté, L., Blais, C., Duncan, J., Gingras, F., & Fiset, D. (submitted). Part-Based Processing, but not Holistic Processing, Predicts Individual Differences in Face Recognition Abilities.

Estéphan, A., Fiset, D., Xiong, X., Caldara, R., & Blais, C. (submitted). Social Orientation Does Not Account For Cultural Differences in Facial Recognition.

Duncan J., Blais, C., Lalonde-Beaudoin, G., & Fiset, D. (submitted). Horizontal tuning of the left visual field/right hemisphere for face processing.

Luo, F., Blais, C., Plouffe Demers, M-P., Fiset, D., Sun, D., & Zhang, Y. (submitted). Basic features underlying the identification of Chinese strokes. 

In Press

Lévesque-Lacasse, A., Desjardins, M.-C., Fiset, D., Charbonneau, C., Cormier, S., & Blais, C. (accepté). The Relationship Between the Ability to Infer Another’s Pain and the Expectations Regarding the Appearance of Pain Facial Expressions: Investigation of the Role of Visual Perception. The Journal of Pain.

Léveillé, É., Desjardins, M., Dumel, G., Blais, C., Saint-Amour, D., Scherzer, P., & De Beaumont, L. (accepté). Effects of Emotion and Emotional Ambiguity on Early Visual Event-Related Potentials. Emotion.


Gingras, F. , Estéphan, A., Fiset, D., Lingnan, He., Caldara, R., & Blais, C. (2023). Differences in eye movements for face recognition between Canadian and Chinese participants are not modulated by social orientation. PLoS ONE, 18(12): e0295256. [HTML]

Saumure, C., Plouffe-Demers, M-P., Fiset, D., Cormier, S., Zhang, Y., Dan, S., Feifan, L., Kunz, M., & Blais, C. (2023). Differences between east asians and westerners in the mental representations and visual information extraction involved in the decoding of pain facial expressions intensity. Affective Science.

Gingras, F., Fiset, D., Plouffe-Demers, M-P.+, Deschênes, A.+, Cormier, S., Forget, H., & Blais, C. (2023). Pain in the Eye of the Beholder: Variations in Pain Visual Representations As a Function of Face Ethnicity and Culture. British Journal of Psychology, 00, 126. [HTML]


Boutet, I., Goulet-Pelletier, J-C.; Maslouhi, S., Fiset, D., & Blais, C. (2022). Criminality Labeling and Trait Empathy Influence Reactions to Others’ Pain. Heliyon, 8 (12), e12068. [PDF]

Plouffe-Demers, M.-P., Saumure, C., Fiset, D., Cormier, S., & Blais, C. (2022). Facial Expression of Pain: Sex Differences in the Discrimination of Varying Intensities. Emotion. [PDF]

Charbonneau, I., Ledrou-Paquet, V., Audette, P.-L., & Fiset, D. (2022). Perception des visages : effet de l’ethnie, racisme, préjugés et déshumanisation. In V. Denault, V. (Ed.). La science au service de la pratique: Enquêtes, procès et justice, Volume 2. Cowansville, Canada: Éditions Yvon Blais. [HTML

Plouffe-Demers, M.-P., Desjardins, M.-C., Saumure, C., & Blais, C. (2022). Les biais culturels et ethniques dans la communication non verbale des émotions : implications pour la prestation de services publics. In V. Denault, V. (Ed.). La science au service de la pratique: Enquêtes, procès et justice, Volume 2. Cowansville, Canada: Éditions Yvon Blais. [HTML]


Bouchard, S., Berthiaume, M., Robillard, G., Forget, H., Daudelin-Peltier, C., Renaud, P., Blais, C., & Fiset, D. (2021). Arguing in Favor of Revising the Simulator Sickness Questionnaire Factor Structure When Assessing Side Effects Induced by Immersions in Virtual Reality. Frontiers in psychiatry, 12, 739742. [PDF]

Guérette, J., Blais, C., & Fiset, D. (2021). The absence of fans removes the home advantage associated with penalties called by National Hockey League referees. PLoS ONE, 6(8): e0256568. [PDF]

Bérubé, A., Turgeon, J., Blais, C., & Fiset, D. (2021). Emotion Recognition in Adults With a History of Childhood Maltreatment: A Systematic Review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. [HTML]

Charbonneau, I., Guérette, J., Cormier, S., Blais, C., Lalonde-Beaudoin, G., Smith, F., & Fiset, D. (2021). The role of spatial frequencies in the perception of the facial expression of pain. Scientific Reports. [PDF] [HTML]

Pauzé, A., Plouffe-Demers, M-P.., Fiset, D., Saint-Amour, D., Cyr, C.,  & Blais, C. (2021). The Relationship Between Orthorexia Nervosa Symptomatology and Components of Body Image Disturbance: Investigating Explicit and Implicit Attitudes and Perceptions. Scientific Reports, 11, 13311 [PDF] [HTML]

Blais, C., Linnell, K., Caparos, S., & Estephan, A. (2021). Cultural differences in face recognition and potential underlying mechanisms. Frontiers in Psychology. [PDF] [HTML]

Duncan, J., Roberge, A., Fortier-Gauthier, Fiset, D., Blais, C., & Brisson, B. (2021). Dual task interference on early perceptual processing. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics. [PDF] [HTML]


Turgeon, J., Bérubé, A., Blais, C., Lemieux, A., & Fournier, A. (2020). Recognition of children’s emotional facial expressions among mothers reporting a history of childhood maltreatment. PloS one15(12), e0243083. [PDF] [HTML]

Charbonneau, I., Robinson, K., Blais, C., & Fiset, D.  (2020). Implicit race attitudes modulate visual information extraction for trustworthiness judgments. PLoS ONE 15(9): e0239305. [PDF[HTML]

Bérubé, A., Blais, C., Fournier, A., Turgeon, J., Forget, H., Coutu, S., & Dubeau, D. (2020). Childhood maltreatment moderates the relationship between emotion recognition and maternal sensitive behaviors. Child Abuse & Neglect, 102, 104432. [PDF]


Roberge, A., Duncan, J., Fiset, D., & Brisson, B. (2019). Dual-task interference on early and late stages of facial emotion detection is revealed by human electrophysiology. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.13:391. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00391. [PDF[HTML]

Duncan, J., Royer, J., Dugas, G., Blais, C., & Fiset, D. (2019). Revisiting the link between horizontal tuning and face processing ability with independent measures. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(11), 1429-1435. [PDF][SUPP]

Duncan, J., Brisson, B., Dugas, G., Blais, C., & Fiset, D. (2019). Dual-task interference on visual strategies in facial expression perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(10), 1319-1330.  [PDF] 

Plouffe-Demers, M.P., Fiset, D., Saumure, C., Duncan, J., & Blais, C. (2019). Strategy Shift Towards Lower Spatial Frequencies in the Recognition of Dynamic Facial Expressions of Basic Emotions: When it Moves it’s Different. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:1563. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01563. [PDF

Blais, C., Fiset, D., Furumoto-Deshaies, H., Kunz, M., Seuss, D., & Cormier, S. (2019). Facial features underlying the decoding of pain expressions. Journal of Pain, 20(6), 728-738. [PDF] 

Tardif, J., Morin-Duchesne, X., Cohan, S., Royer, J., Blais, C., Fiset, D., Duchaine, B., & Gosselin, F. (2019). Use of face information varies systematically from developmental prosopagnosics to super-recognizers. Psychological Science, 30(2), 300-308. [PDF] 


Royer, J., Blais, C., Charbonneau, I., Déry K., Tardif, J., Duchaine, B., Gosselin, F., & Fiset, D. (2018). Greater reliance on the eye region predicts better face recognition ability. Cognition, 121- 12-20. [PDF] [HTML]

Saumure, C., Plouffe-Demers, M-P., Estéphan, A., Fiset, D., & Blais, C. (2018). The use of visual information in the recognition of posed and spontaneous facial expressions. Journal of Vision, 18(21), 1-15. [PDF[HTML]

Estéphan, A., Fiset, D., Saumure, C., Plouffe-Demers, M-P., Zhang, Y. Sun, D., & Blais, C. (2018). Measuring the time course of spatial frequency use across cultures. Scientific Reports, 8, 1816, DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-19971-1. [PDF] [HTML] [SUPP]


Duncan, J., Gosselin, F., Cobarro, C., Dugas, G., Blais, C., & Fiset, D. (2017). Orientations for the successful categorization of facial expressions and their link with facial features. Journal of Vision, 17(14):7, 1–16 [PDF] [HTML[GIF]

Caplette, L., McCabe, E., Blais, C. & Gosselin, F. (2017). Categorization of objects, scenes, and faces through time. In C. Lefebvre & H. Cohen (Eds.) Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science: Second Edition. 905-930. [PDF]

Blais, C., Fiset, D., Roy, C., Saumure Régimbald, C. & Gosselin, F. (2017). Eye Fixation Patterns for Categorizing Static and Dynamic Facial Expressions. Emotion. 17(7), 1107-1119. [PDF] [SUPP]

Fiset, D., Blais, C., Royer, J., Richoz, A.R., Dugas, G., & Caldara, R. (2017). Mapping the impairment in decoding static facial expression of emotions in prosopagnosia. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(8), 1334-1341. [HTML] [PDF]

Daudelin-Peltier, C., Forget, H., Blais, C., Deschênes, A., & Fiset, D. (2017). The effect of acute social stress on facial expression recognition of emotions. Scientific Reports, 7, 1036, DOI:10.1038. [HTML[PDF]

Royer, J., Willenbockel, V., Gosselin, F., Blais, C., Leclerc, J., Lafortune, S., & Fiset, D. (2017). The influence of natural contour and face size on the spatial frequency tuning for identifying upright and inverted faces. Psychological Research, 81, 13-23.  [PDF]

Tardif, J., Fiset, D., Zhang, Ye, Estéphan, A., Cai, Q, Dan, S., Canhuang, L., Gosselin, F., & Blais, C. (2017). Culture shapes spatial frequency tuning in face identification. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 43(2), 294-306. [PDF]


Léveillé, E., Guay, S., Blais, C., Scherzer, P., & De Beaumont, L. (2016). Sex-related differences in emotion recognition in multi-concussed athletes. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 22, 1-13. [PDF]

Royer, J., Blais, C., Barnabé Lortie, V., Carré, M., Leclerc, J., & Fiset, D. (2016). Efficient Visual information for Unfamiliar Face Matching Despite Viewpoint Variations: It’s Not in the Eyes!. Vision Research, 123, 33-40. [PDF]


Cho, S., Wilmer, J., Herzmann, G., McGugin, R., Fiset, D., Van Gulick, A., Ryan, K., & Gauthier, I. (2015). Item Response Theory Analyses of the Cambridge Face Memory Test (CFMT). Psychological Assessment, 27(2), 552–566. [PDF]

Roy, C., Blais, C., Fiset, D., Rainville, P., & Gosselin, F. (2015). Efficient information for recognizing pain in facial expressions. European Journal of Pain, 19(6), 852-860. [PDF]

Royer, J., Blais, C., Gosselin, F., Duncan, J., & Fiset, D. (2015). When less is more: Impact of face processing ability on recognition of visually degraded faces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance41(5), 1179-1183. [PDF] [SUPP]


Dupuis-Roy, N., Fiset, D., Dufresne, K., Caplette, L., & Gosselin, F. (2014). Real-world interattribute distances lead to inefficient face gender categorization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40(4), 1289-1294. [PDF]

Duchesne, X. M., Gosselin, F., Fiset, D., & Dupuis-Roy, N. (2014). Paper features: A neglected source of information for letter recognition. Journal of vision, 14(13):11, 1-7. [HTML[PDF]

Robinson, K., Blais, C., Duncan, J., Forget, H., & Fiset, D. (2014). The dual nature of the human face: There is a little of Jekyll and a little of Hyde in all of us. Frontiers in Psychology, 139-145. [PDF]


Blais, C., Arguin, M., & Gosselin, F. (2013). Human visual processing oscillates: evidence from a classification image technique. Cognition, 128(3), 353-362. [PDF]

Roy, C., Fiset, D., Taschereau-Dumouchel, V., Gosselin, F., & Rainville, P. (2013). A refined examination of the facial cues contributing to vicarious effects on self-pain and spinal responses. The Journal of Pain, 14(11), 1475-1484. [PDF]

Tadros, K., Dupuis-Roy, N., Fiset, D., Arguin, M., & Gosselin, F. (2013). Reading laterally: the cerebral hemispheric use of spatial frequencies in visual word recognition. Journal of vision, 13(1):4, 1-12. [PDF]


Blais, C., Roy, C., Fiset, D., Arguin, M., & Gosselin, F. (2012). The eyes are not the window to basic emotions. Neuropsychologia, 50(12), 2830-2838. [PDF]

Fiset, D., & Bub, D. (2012). Alexia and Agraphia. In Ramachandran, V.S. (Ed). Encyclopedia of Human Behaviour, 2nd Edition. Elsevier. [PDF]


Willenbockel, V., Fiset, D., & Tanaka, J (2011). Relative influences of lightness and facial morphology on perceived race. Perception, 40(5), 621-624. [PDF]


Butler, S., Blais, C., Gosselin, F., Bub, D., & Fiset, D. (2010). Recognizing famous faces. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 72(6), 1444-1449. [PDF]

Rodger, H., Kelly, D. J., Blais, C., & Caldara, R. (2010). Inverting faces does not abolish cultural diversity in eye movements. Perception, 39(11), 1491-1503. [PDF]

Willenbockel, V., Fiset, D., Chauvin, A., Blais, C., Arguin, M., Tanaka, J., Bub, D.N., & Gosselin, F. (2010). Does Face Inversion Change Spatial Frequency Tuning? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36(1), 122-135. [PDF]

Willenbockel, V., Sadr, J., Fiset, D., Horne, G., Gosselin, F.  & Tanaka, J. (2010). Controlling low-level image properties: The SHINE toolbox. Behavior Research Methods, 42(3), 671-684. [PDF]


Blais, C., Arguin, M., & Marleau, I. (2009). Orientation invariance in visual shape perception. Journal of Vision, 9(2):14, 1-23. [PDF]

Blais, C., Fiset, D., Arguin, M., Jolicoeur, P., Bub, D., & Gosselin, F. (2009). Reading between eye saccades. PLoS ONE 4(8): e6048. [HTML[PDF]

Dupuis-Roy, N., Fortin, I., Fiset, D., & Gosselin, F. (2009). Uncovering gender discrimination cues in a realistic setting. Journal of Vision, 9(2):10, 1-8. [PDF]

Fiset, D., Blais, C., Arguin, M., Tadros, K., Éthier-Majcher, C., Bub, D., & Gosselin, F. (2009). The spatio-temporal dynamics of visual letter recognition. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 26(1), 23-35. [PDF]

Jack, R. E., Blais, C., Scheepers, C., Schyns, P. G., & Caldara, R. (2009). Cultural confusions show that facial expressions are not universal. Current Biology, 19(18), 1543-1548. [PDF]

Warren, C.M., Breuer, A.T., Kantner, J., Fiset, D., Blais, C., & Masson, M.E.J. (2009). Target-Distractor Interference in the Attentional Blink Implicates the Locus Coeruleus-Norepinephrine System. Psychonomic bulletin & review, 16(6), 1106-1111. [PDF]

Fiset, D. & Gosselin, F. (2009). L’information visuelle efficace pour la reconnaissance des visages. In Barbeau, E., Jouvert, S., & Felician, O (Eds.). Traitement et reconnaissance des visages: du percept à la personne, (pp. 143-164). Paris: Solal.


Fiset, D., Blais, C., Éthier-Majcher, C., Arguin, M., Bub, D., & Gosselin, F. (2008). Features for identification of uppercase and lowercase letters. Psychological Science, 19(11), 1161-1168. [PDF]

Blais, C., Jack, R.E., Scheepers, C., Fiset, D., & Caldara, R. (2008). Culture shapes how we look at faces. PLoS ONE 3(8): e3022. [HTML[PDF]


Fiset, D., Arguin, M. & McCabe, E. (2006). The breakdown of parallel letter processing in letter-by-letter dyslexia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 23(2), 240-260 [PDF]

Fiset, S., Arguin, M., & Fiset, D. (2006). An attempt to simulate letter-by-letter dyslexia in normal readers. Brain and Language, 98(3), 251-263. [PDF]

Fiset, D., Gosselin, F., Blais, C., & Arguin, M. (2006). Inducing letter-by-letter dyslexia in normal readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18(9), 1466-1476. [PDF]


Fiset, D., Arguin, M., Bub, D.N., Humphreys, G.W. & Riddoch, J. (2005). How to make the word length effect disappear in letter-by-letter dyslexia: Implications for an account of the disorder. Psychological Science, 16(7), 535-541. [PDF]


Fiset, D. & Arguin, M. (2002). Modélisation connexionniste de la lecture et des dyslexies acquises. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 23(2), 181-205. [PDF]