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Nicolas Fieulaine

Nicolas Fieulaine

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I'm currently interested in: (1) social roots and psychological implications of time perspective; (2) social-psychological correlates of poverty and exclusion; (3) intervention of social-psychological determinants in access to social benefits and in health behaviors; (4) Applicability of social psychology for Urban and UX design, policy making and collective action.

I'm the Director of the Master program in Applied Social Psychology at the University of Lyon, and coordinator of the International Network on Time Perspective (

Here are some of my current research projects:


--Boundaries and perspectives in political involvement: temporal distance, frames and trajectories.

--Cross-cultural study of time perspective (CCTP), with A. Sircova (Sweden), F. Van De Vijver (The Netherlands), E.Osin (UK), Taciano L. Milfont (New Zealand) & A. Kislali (Turkey)

--Sustainable behaviors in everyday life: Insights form Time Perspective and Construal Level theories

--Time perspective and regulatory focus in messages framing: Applications to health behaviors promotion (with F. Martinez, France)

--Time perspective and control in self-regulation theory: Applications to non-addictive substance use (with F. Martinez, France)

--Conformity and norms in time perspective and desire for control (with F. Martinez, France)


--Take-up and non take-up to vaccines (RENOVAC): Exploring social-psychological determinants for interventions programs (With A. Gauchet, M. Izaute, E. FAll & N. Chakroun) - Project supported by Lyon-Biopôle

--Strengthening community partnerships for mental health: A participatory action research

--Urban climates: A social-psychological study for improving urban policy (with N. Kalampalikis, France)

Some of my past projects include:

--"Deepening and contextualizing the psychosocial modelling of health behaviours: Pluri-methodological contributions" (University of Lyon 2/National Institute of Prevention and Health Education; with F. Martinez);

--"Psychosocial determinants of non take-up of justice and law: Actions, social representations and experiences" (University of Lyon 2/Law and Justice Research Mission; With N. Kalampalikis);

--"Ethical and identity stakes of medicaly assisted procreation" (University Lyon 2/Biomedicine Agency; Dir. N. Kalampalikis);

--"The marginalized and the public place: an action research in a railway station: the case of Lyon-Perrache" (University of Lyon 2/Ville de Lyon - CG 69).

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Political Psychology
  • Social Cognition

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  • Assistant Professor

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Courses Taught:

  • Introductory Course Statistics in Psychology
  • Moderating and Mediating Effects in Social Psychology
  • Quantitative Analysis in Social Psychology
  • Social Deprivation and Life-Stories
  • Social Psychology of Groups: Models and Methods
  • Temporal Framing in Health Communications
  • Time Perspective in Social Psychology

Nicolas Fieulaine
Institute of Psychology
University of Lyon
5, Avenue Pierre Mendes-France
69500 Bron

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