Unité Fonctionnelle Vision et Cognition, Fondation Ophtalmologique Rothschild, 25 rue Manin, 75019 Paris

Sylvie Chokron

Senior Research Scientist
Perception, Action and Cognitive Development group

sylvie.chokron@-Code a retirer pour éviter le SPAM-gmail.com
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  • Chokron S, Kovarski K, Zalla T, Dutton GN. (2020). The inter-relationships between cerebral visual impairment, autism and intellectual disability. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 201-210.
  • Kovarski K, Caetta F, Mermillod M, Peyrin C, Perez C, Granjon L, Delorme R, Cartigny A, Zalla T, Chokron S. (2020). Emotional face recognition in autism and in cerebral visual impairments: In search for specificity. J Neuropsychol.
  • Rose L, Kovarski K, Caetta F, Chokron S. (2020). Développement du comportement prosocial et de l’altruisme chez l’enfant. Revue de Neuropsychologie, Neurosciences Cognitives et Cliniques.
  • Rose L, Kovarski K, Caetta F, Chokron S. (2020). Effet d’une situation extraordinaire sur le comportement altruiste de l’enfant. Revue de Neuropsychologie, Neurosciences Cognitives et Cliniques, 12, 140-142.
  • Petkovic M, Chokron S, Fagard J. (2016). Visuo-manual coordination in preterm infants without neurological impairments. Research in Developmental Disabilities, in press.
  • Graignic-Philippe R, Dayan J, Chokron S, Jacquet A-Y, Tordjman S. (2014). Effects of prenatal stress on fetal and child development: a critical litterature review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 43, 137-162.
  • Cavezian C, Vilayphonh M, Vasseur V, Caputo G, Laloum L, Chokron S. (2013). Ophthalmic disorder may affect visuo-attentional performance in childhood. Child Neuropsychology, 19, 292-312.
  • Dulin D, Hatwell Y, Chokron S. (2013). Haptic Learning of Spatial Concepts: Can Raised-Line Drawings Improve Blind People’s Spatial Capacity?. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 32, 239 - 272..
  • Perez C, Peyrin C, Cavézian C, Coubard O A, Caetta F, Raz N, Levin N, Doucet G, Andersson F, Obadia M, Gout O, Héran F, Savatovsky J, Chokron S. (2013). An fMRI investigation of the cortical network underlying detection and categorization abilities in hemianopic patients. Brain Topography, 26, 264-277.
  • Raz N, Chokron S, Cavézian C, Ben-Hur T, Levin N. (2013). Temporal reorganization to overcome monocular demyelination. Neurology, 81, 702-9..
  • Viret A C, Cavézian C, Coubard O A, Vasseur V, Raz N, Levin N, Vignal C, Gout O, Chokron S. (2013). Optic neuritis: from magnocellular to cognitive residual dysfunction. Behavioural Neurology, 27, 277-283.
  • Farid K, Petras S, Ducasse V, Chokron S, Helft G, Blacher J, Caillat-Vigneron N. (2012). Brain perfusion SPECT imaging and acetazolamide challenge in vascular cognitive impairment. Nucl Med Commun., 33, 571-80.
  • Musel B, Chauvin A, Guyader N, Chokron S, Peyrin C. (2012). Is coarse-tofine strategy sensitive to normal aging?. PLoS One, 7.
  • Raz N, Dotan S, Chokron S, Ben-Hur T, Levin N. (2012). Demyelination processes affect temporal aspects of perception: an optic neuritis study. press. Annals of Neurology, 71, 531-8.
  • Bouis C, Cavezian C, Chokron S. (2011). Les troubles neurovisuels dans l’epilepsie de l’enfant: Un etat des lieux. Revue de Neuropsychologie, Neurosciences Cognitives et Cliniques, 3, 155-160.
  • Bourlon C, Duret C, Pradat-Diehl P, Azouvi P, Loeper-Jeny C, Merat-Blanchard M, Levy C, Chokron S, Bartolomeo P. (2011). Vocal response times to real and imagined stimuli in spatial neglect: A group study and single-case report. Cortex: A Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior, 47, 536-546.
  • Coubard OA, Perez C, Kazandjian S, Gaudry I, Marendaz C, Guyader N, Peyrin C, Chokron S. (2011). Visual demand and visual field presentation influence natural scene processing. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmology, 249, 223-232.
  • Dulin D, Cavezian C, Serrière C, Bachoud-Levi AC, Bartolomeo P, Chokron S. (2011). Colour, Face and Visuo-Spatial Imagery Abilities in Low-Vision Individuals with Visual Field Deficits. Quaterly Journal of Experimental Psychology,, 64, 1955-70.
  • Kazandjian S, Gaash E, Love IY, Zivotofsky AZ, Chokron S. (2011). Spatial representation of action phrases among bidirectional readers: The effect of language environment and sentence complexity. Social Psychology, 42, 249-258.
  • Musel B, Hera R, Chokron S, et al. (2011). Residual abilities in age-related macular degeneration patients to process spatial frequencies during natural scenes categorization. Visual Neuroscience, 28, 529-541.
  • Raz N, Dotan S, Ben-Oliel T, Chokron S, Ben-Hur T, Levin N. (2011). Sustained motion perception deficit following optic neuritis: multidisciplinary findings. Neurology, 76, 2103-2111.
  • Cavezian C, Gaudry I, Perez C, Coubard O, Doucet G, Peyrin C, Marendaz C, Obadia M, Gout O, Chokron S. (2010). Specific impairments in visual processing following lesion side in hemianopic patients. Cortex: A Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior, 46, 1123-1131.
  • Cavezian C, Vilayphonh M, de Agostini M, Vasseur V, Watier L, Kazandjian S, Laloum L, Chokron S. (2010). Assessment of visuo-attentional abilities in young children with or without visual disorder: Toward a systematic screening in the general population. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31, 1102-1108.
  • Chokron S. (2010). Neuroplasticity predicts outcome of optic neuritis independent of tissue damage: Comment. Annals of Neurology, 67, 550-551.
  • De Agostini M, Kazandjian S, Cavézian C, Lellouche J, Chokron S. (2010). Handedness and Visual Aesthetic Preference: Effect of Age and Reading/Writing Directional Scanning Experience. Writing Systems Research,, 2.
  • Kazandjian S, Cavezian C, Zivotofsky AZ, Chokron S. (2010). Bisections in two languages: When number processing, spatial representation, and habitual reading direction interact. Neuropsychologia.
  • Raz N, Vaknin A, Chokron S, Ben-Hur T, Levin N. (2010). Functional MRI as a tool for assessing chiasmal visual defect in a patient with neuromyelitis optica. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 81, 1174-1175.
  • Bourlon C, Chokron S, Bachoud-Levi A-C, Coubard O, Bergeras I, Moulignier A, Viret A-C, Bartolomeo P. (2009). Normalisation d’une batterie d’evaluation de l’imagerie mentale visuelle et de la perception visuelle. Revue Neurologique, 165, 1045-1054.
  • Bourlon C, Chokron S, Bachoud-Lévi AC, Coubard OA, Bergeras I, Moulignier A, Viret AC, Bartolomeo P. (2009). Presentation of an assessment battery for visual mental imagery and visual perception. Revue Neurologique.
  • Cristinzio C, Bourlon C, Pradat-Diehl P, Trojano L, Grossi D, Chokron S, Bartolomeo P. (2009). Representational neglect in ’invisible’ drawing from memory. Cortex: A Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior, 45, 313-317.
  • Dupierrix E, Gresty M, Ohlmann T, Chokron S. (2009). Long-lasting induced plasticity of spatial perception: How ecological sensori-motor experience determine subjective space. ,. PloS One, 4(2):e4465.
  • Kazandjian S, Dupierrix E, Gaash E, Love IY, Zivotofsky AZ, De Agostini M, Chokron S. (2009). Egocentric reference in bidirectional readers as measured by the straight-ahead pointing task. Brain Research, 1247, 133-141.
  • Perez C, Cavézian C, Peyrin C, Coubard OA, Doucet G, Andersson F, Gout O, Savatovsky J, Chokron S. (2009). Cortical plasticity in visual areas after a post-chiasmatic lesion: a neuro-imaging study. Revue de Neuropsychologie.
  • Tsirlin I, Dupierrix E, Chokron S, Coquillart S, Ohlmann T. (2009). Uses of virtual reality for diagnosis, rehabilitation and study of unilateral spatial neglect: Review and analysis. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 12, 175-181.
  • Vilayphonh M, Cavezian C, Laloum L, de Agostini M, Watier L, Vasseur V, Chokron S. (2009). Evaluation des troubles visuo-attentionnels chez l’enfant de quatre a six ans. Revue de Neuropsychologie, Neurosciences Cognitives et Cliniques, 1, 110-119.
  • Chokron S, Bartolomeo P, Sieroff E. (2008). La negligence spatiale unilaterale: Trente ans de recherches, de decouvertes, d’espoirs et (surtout) de questions. Revue Neurologique, 164, S134-S142.
  • Chokron S, Perez C, Obadia M, Gaudry I, Laloum L, Gout O. (2008). From blindsight to sight: Cognitive rehabilitation of visual field defects. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 26, 305-320.
  • Dulin D, Hatwell Y, Pylyshyn Z, Chokron S. (2008). Effects of peripheral and central visual impairment on mental imagery capacity. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 32, 1396-1408. (PDF)
  • Dupierrix E, Alleysson D, Ohlmann T, Chokron S. (2008). Corrigendum to ’Spatial bias induced by a non-conflictual task reveals the nature of space perception’. Brain Research, 1245, 130. (PDF)
  • Dupierrix E, Alleysson D, Ohlmann T, Chokron S. (2008). Spatial bias induced by a non-conflictual task reveals the nature of space perception. Brain Research, 1214, 127-135. (PDF)
  • Urbanski M, de Schotten MT, Rodrigo S, Catani M, Oppenheim C, Touze E, Chokron S, Meder JF, Levy R, Dubois B, Bartolomeo P. (2008). Brain networks of spatial awareness: Evidence from diffusion tensor imaging tractography. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 79, 598-601.
  • Chokron S, Dupierrix E, Tabert M, Bartolomeo P. (2007). Experimental remission of unilateral spatial neglect. Neuropsychologia, 45, 3127-3148.
  • Sieroff E, Decaix C, Chokron S, Bartolomeo P. (2007). Impaired orienting of attention in left unilateral neglect: A componential analysis. Neuropsychology, 21, 94-113.
  • Chokron S. (2006). Functional neuroimaging in neurology and neuropsychology. Current Medical Imaging Reviews, 2, 59-69.
  • Dupierrix E, Alleysson D, Chokron S, Ohlmann T. (2006). Induction of lateralized spatial bias among normal subjects. Cogn Process., 5, 28-9.
  • Peyrin C, Chokron S, Guyader N, Gout O, Moret J, Marendaz C. (2006). Neural correlates of spatial frequency processing: A neuropsychological approach. Brain Research, 1073-1074, 1-10.
  • Peyrin C, Mermillod M, Chokron S, Marendaz C. (2006). Effect of temporal constraints on hemispheric asymmetries during spatial frequency processing. Brain and Cognition, 62, 214-220.
  • Bartolomeo P, Bachoud-Levi A-C, Azouvi P, Chokron S. (2005). Time to imagine space: A chronometric exploration of representational neglect. Neuropsychologia, 43, 1249-1257.
  • Pierre-Kahn A, Recassens C, Pinto G, Thalassinos C, Chokron S, Soubervielle J-C, Brauner R, Zerah M, Sainte Rose C. (2005). Social and psycho-intellectual outcome following radical removal of craniopharyngiomas in childhood A prospective series. Childs Nerv Syst., 21, 817-24..


  • Chokron S, Streri A. (2012). Que voient les nourrissons?. le Pommier.