Lehrstuhl für Psychologie III

    Dr. Thomas Camus


    Room  H 9

    Department of Psychology (III)

    Röntgenring 11

    97070 Würzburg, Germany

    Phone: +49 931 318 6976


    Research Interest

    Action planning & control

    Action effects & ideomotor theory

    Multisensory & sensorimotor integration


    Thomas Camus studied Psychology and Philosophy in Montpellier (M.Sc. Philosophy, 2012; M.Sc. Psychology, 2013; Ph.D, 2016; France). He joined the department in 2018 working as a postdoc for the DFG-funded project “Ideomotor Control of Anticipatory Action” (continuation of Project “Anticipatory planning processes with simple object manipulations” HE6710/2-1) granted to PD Dr. Oliver Herbort.


    Da Silva, F., Camus, T., Brouillet, D. et al. Is a letterbox always a letterbox? The role of affordances in guiding perceptual categorization. Psychological Research (2020). pdf. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-020-01328-x

    Josa, R. V., Camus, T., Murday, V., Morgado, N., Palluel-Germain, R., Brunel, L., & Brouillet, D. (2019). The Action Constraints of an Object Increase Distance Estimation in Extrapersonal Space. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 9. pdf.

    Lestage H., Camus T., Dru V., & Brouillet T. (2018). A new application of ideomotor theories in regard to distal attribution in sensory substitution, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Epub ahead of print.  pdf.

    Brunel L., Camus T., Rey A., & Versace, R. (2018). De l’incarnation à l’émergence : Apports de la cognition incarnée à l’étude du rôle des représentation mentales, Recherches sur la philosophie du langage.

    Camus T., Hommel B., Brunel L., & Brouillet T. (2018). From anticipation to integration: the role of integrated action-effects in building sensorimotor contingencies, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 25(3), 1059–1065. pdf.

    Coutté A., Camus T., Heurley L., & Brouillet D. (2017). Integration of action and size through practice, Perception, 46(10), 1194–1201. pdf.

    Camus T., Brouillet D., & Brunel L. (2016). Assessing the functional role of motor response during the integration process. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(11), 1693–1702. pdf.

    Camus T., (2012). Philosophie et sciences cognitives : de l’intérêt d’une fiction pragmatiste, Klésis, 23, 90–100. pdf.