Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition Center - CNRS UMR 8002
CNRS, Université de Paris
45 Rue des Saints Pères
75270 Paris Cedex 06

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Dr. Marianne Barbu-Roth

Associate Researcher
Perception, action, cognition: development and plasticity

room 606-04

Recent Publications


  • Barbu-Roth M, Siekerman K, Anderson DI, Donelly Alan, Huet V, Goffinet F, Teulier C. Can Optic Flow Further Stimulate Treadmill-Elicited Stepping in Newborns ?. Frontiers in Psychology, 2021, 12, pp.1-12.
  • Hym C, Forma V, Anderson DI, Provasi J, Granjon L, Huet V, Carpe E, Teulier C, Durand K, Schaal B, Barbur-Roth M. Newborn crawling and rooting in response to maternal breast odor. Developmental Science, 2020, pp.1-14.
  • Forma V, Anderson DI, Provasi J, Soyez E, Martial M, Huet V, Granjon L, Goffinet F, Barbu-Roth M. What Does Prone Skateboarding in the Newborn Tell Us About the Ontogeny of Human Locomotion?. Child Dev, 2019, 90 (4), pp.1286-1302.
  • Forma V, Anderson DI, Goffinet F, Barbu-Roth M. Effect of optic flows on newborn crawling. Dev Psychobiol, 2018, 60 (5), pp.497-510.
  • D I Anderson, Y Kobayashi, K Hamel, M Rivera, J J Campos, M Barbu-Roth. ). Effects of support surface and optic flow on step-like movements in pre-crawling and crawling infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 2016, 42, pp.104-110.
  • E Domellöf, M Barbu-Roth, L Rönnqvist, A-Y Jacquet, J Fagard. Infant manual performance during reaching and grasping for objects moving in depth. Frontiers in Psychology, 2015, 6, pp.1142.
  • K Siekerman, M Barbu-Roth, D I Anderson, A Donnelly, F Goffinet & C Teulier. Treadmill Stimulation Improves Newborn Stepping. Developmental Psychobiology, 2015, 57(2), pp.247-254.
  • Tordjman S, Somogyi E, Coulon N, Kermarrec S, Cohen D, Bronsard G, Bonnot O, Weismann-Arcache C, Botbol M, Lauth B, Ginchat V, Roubertoux P, Barburoth M, Kovess V, Geoffray MM, Xavier J. Gene × Environment interactions in autism spectrum disorders: role of epigenetic mechanisms. Front Psychiatry, 2014, 5, pp.53.
  • Barbu-Roth M, Anderson DI, Streeter RJ, Combrouze M, Park J, Schulz B, Campos JJ, Goffinet F, Provasi J. Why Does Infant Stepping Disappear and Can it be Stimulated by Optic Flow?. Child Development, 2014, doi: 10.111 (86(2), pp.441-455.
  • Provasi J, Anderson DI, Barbu-Roth M. Rhythm Perception, Production and Synchronization during the Perinatal Period. Frontiers in Psychology, 2014, 5, pp.1-16.
  • Tordjman S, Somogyi E, Coulon N, Kermarrec S, Cohen D, Bronsard G, Bonnot O, Weismann-Arcache C, Botbol M, Lauth B, Ginchat V, Roubertoux P, Barbu-Roth M, Kovess V, Geoffray MM, Xavier J. Gene X Environment Interactions in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Role of Epigenetic Mechanisms. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2014, 5.
  • Barbu-Roth M, Anderson D I, Desprès A, Streeter R J, Cabrol D, Trujillo M, Campos JJ Provasi J. Air stepping in response to optic flows that move Toward and Away from the neonate. Developmental Psychobiology, 2013, 56, pp.1142-1149.
  • Tordjman S, Najjar I, Bellissant E, Anderson GM, Barbu-Roth M, Cohen D, Jaafari N, Schischmanoff O, Fagard R, Lagdas E, Kermarrec S, Ribardiere S, Botbol M, Fougerou C, Bronsard G, Vernay-Lecont J. Advances in the Research of Melatonin in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Literature Review and New Perspectives. International Journal of Molecular Science, 2013, 14, pp.20508-20542.
  • Anderson DI, Campos JJ, Witherington DC, Dahl A, Rivera M, He M Uchiyama I, Barbu-Roth M. The role of locomotion in psychological development. Frontiers in Psychology, 2013, 4, pp.1-17. (PDF)
  • Dahl A, Campos J J, Anderson D I, Uchiyama I, Witherington D C, Ueno M, Lejeune L, Barbu-Roth M. The Epigenesis of Wariness of Heights. Psychological Science, 2013, 24, pp.1361-1367.
  • Barbu-Roth M, Anderson DI, Després A, Provasi J, Campos JJ. Neonatal stepping in relation to terrestrial optic flow. Child Development, 2009, 80, pp.8-14.
  • Campos J, Witheringthon D, Anderson DI, Frankel CI, UchiyamaI, Barbu-Roth M. Rediscovering Development in Infancy. Child Development, 2008, 79, pp.1625-1632.
  • Uchiyama I, Anderson DI, Campos JJ, Witherington D, Lejeune L, Frankel CB, Barbu-Roth M. Locomotor experience affects the perception of self and emotional reactions. Developmental Psychology, 2008, 44, pp.1225-1231.
  • Lejeune L, Anderson D I, Campos J J, Witherington D C, Uchiyama I, Barbu-Roth M. Responsiveness to terrestrial optic flow in infancy: does locomotor experience play a role?. Human Movement Science, 2006, 25, pp.4-17.
  • Barbu-Roth M, Trujillo A, Després A, Provasi J, Vaivre-Douret L, Cabrol D. The coupling between optical flow and neonatal stepping. Gait and Posture, 2005, 21, pp.S1.
  • Molina M, Barbu-Roth M, Jouen F. Early integrative cognitive development in human infants. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, 2004, 3, pp.19-30.
  • Anderson David I, Campos Joseph J, Anderson Diane E, Thomas Tabatha D, Witherington David C, Uchiyama Ichiro, Barbu-Roth Marianne. The flip side of perception-action coupling: Locomotor experience and the ontogeny of visual-postural coupling. Human Movement Science, 2001, 20, pp.461-487.
  • Campos Joseph J, Anderson David I, Barbu-Roth Marianne, Hubbard Edward M, Hertenstein Matthew J, Witherington David. Travel broadens the mind. Infancy, 2000, 1, pp.149-219.
  • Anderson David I, Hubbard Edward M, Campos Joseph J, Barbu-Roth Marianne, Witherington David, Hertenstein Matthew J. Probabilistic epigenesis, experience, and psychological development in infancy. Infancy, 2000, 1, pp.245-251.


  • Anderson DI, Campos JJ, Rivera M, Dahl A, Uchiyama I, Barbu-Roth M. The consequences of independent locomotion for brain and psychological development. Cerebral palsy in infancy and early childhood, R. C. Shepherd - Amsterdam: Elsevier, 199-219, 2014.
  • Teulier C, Anderson D I, Barbu-Roth M. Treadmill training interventions for infants with physical disabilities. Cerebral palsy in infancy and early childhood, R. C. Shepherd - Amsterdam: Elsevier, pp.273−287-2014.
  • Barbu-Roth M, Lejeune L, Anderson DI, Campos JJ, Bui M, Molina M, Jouen F. Apprendre à contrôler sa posture aux débuts de la vie: rôle de la vision et de la locomotion. Agir dans l’espace, C.Thinus-Blanc, ,J. Bullier - Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, pp.109-131, 2005.
  • Anderson DI, Campos JJ, , Barbu-Roth M. A developmental perspective on visual proprioception. Theories of infant development, Bremner, Gavin - Blackwell Publishing, pp.30-69, 2004.
  • Barbu-Roth Marianne. Le développement des codages spatiaux dans la première année. Les objectifs cognitifs de la prime enfance, H. Bloch - Hermès science publication, pp.159-184, 2002.