Current research

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Digital neuropsychology

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Sensorial disorders and learning

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Vestibular cognition

Last Publications

​Scientific papers:

  • Lacroix, E., Cornet, S., Deggouj, N.D., Edwards, M. G. Visuo-Spatial Abilities Diagnosis - Test (VSAD): Evaluate the potential cognitive difficulties of children with vestibular impairment through a new tablet-based computerised test battery (In Press in Behavior Research Methods, http://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-020-01432-1).

  • Lacroix, E., Edwards, M. G., De Volder, A., Noël, M-P., Rombaux, P., & Deggouj, N. Neuropsychological profiles of child vestibular loss patients. Journal of Vestibular Research, vol. Pre-press, no. Pre-press, pp. 1-9, http://doi.org/10.3233/VES-200689

  • Liu, Y., Locklear, T., Sharon, J., Nguyen, S., Lacroix, E. Rizk, H. Quantification of Cognitive Dysfunction in Dizzy Patients using the Neuropsychological Vertigo Inventory. Otology & Neurotology, 40(7) e723-e731. http://doi.org/10.1097/mao.0000000000002311

  • Lacroix, E., Deggouj, N., Salvaggio, S., Wiener, V., Debue, M., and Edwards, M. G. (2016). The development of a new questionnaire for cognitive complaints in vertigo: the Neuropsychological Vertigo Inventory (NVI). European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, 1-9. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-016-4135-x

  • Araneda, R., De Volder, A.G., Deggouj, N., Philippot, P., Heeren, A., Lacroix, E., Decat, M., Rombaux, P., & Renier, L. (2015). Altered top-down cognitive control and auditory processing in tinnitus: Evidences from auditory and visual spatial Stroop tasks. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 33(1). http://doi.org/10.3233/RNN-140433

  • Heeren, A., Maurage, P., Perrot, H., de Volder, A., Renier, L., Araneda, R., Lacroix, E., Philippot (2014). Tinnitus specifically alters the top-down executive sub-component of attention: Evidence from the Attention Network Task. Behavioural Brain Research, 269, 147-154. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2014.04.043

Published abstract:

  • Lacroix, E., Edwards, M. G., De Volder, A., Noël, M-P., Rombaux, P., Deggouj, N. (2019). Do vestibular loss patients who complain of subjective cognitive impairments actually have objective cognitive impairments? An exploratory study. Neurophysiol. Clin., vol. 49, no. 6, p. 414. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucli.2019.10.162

Book Chapter:

  • Lacroix, E., Edwards, M. G. Neuropsychologie 2.0 des capacités visuo-spatiales, book chapter in « Neuropsychologie clinique et technologies”, collective work from Forum 2019 of the SNLF (Société de Neuropsychologie de la langue française). De Boeck (In preparation).

Scientific posters:

  • Cornet, S., Lacroix, E., Deggouj, N., Collignon, O. and Edwards, M.G. (2018). Poster : VSAD, a new battery for the evaluation of visuospatial abilities in deaf and hard of hearing children : a preliminary validation study. IPSY day, UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve / Journée Normande de Neuropsychologie – Geneva University (2017).

  • Lacroix, E., Edwards, M.G. and Deggouj, N. (2016). Poster : Vestibular impairments and visuo-spatial dysfunction : Comparison of subjective and objective cognitive assessment in patients with bilateral vestibular loss. International Federation of ORL Societies (IFOS) – ENT World Congress – Paris / Annual Research in Imagery and Observation Group Meeting. University of Roehampton, London / British Neuropsychological Society, London / GDR Vertiges Marseille (2017).

  • Lacroix, E., Salvaggio, S., Deggouj, N., Wiener, V., Debue, M. and Edwards, M.G. (2015). Poster: Can balance disorders moderate our cognition? Creation and validation of a new questionnaire, Research in Imagery and Observation 2015, University of Stirling, UK / The annual meeting of the Belgium Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium / British Society of Neuro-Otology (BSNO), London / 50th symposium de la Société Internationale d’Otoneurologie, Dijon. / GDR Vertiges Marseille (2017).

  • Hoffmann, J., Lacroix, E., Deggouj, N. and Edwards, M.G. (2015). Poster : Neuropsychological assessment of visuospatial impairment, The annual meeting of the Belgium Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

  • Libion, S., Lacroix, E., Deggouj, N. and Edwards, M.G. (2015). Poster : The impact of vestibular disorders on cognitive function, The annual meeting of the Belgium Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

  • Maës, W., Lacroix, E., Deggouj, N. and Edwards, M.G. (2015). Poster : Neuropsychological evaluation of visuospatial abilities in deaf/hard-of-hearing children, The annual meeting of the Belgium Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

  • Araneda, A., Deggouj, N., Lacroix, E, Renier, L., Philippot, P.,  Heeren, A., De Volder, A. G. (2014). Poster : Altered top-down cognitive control and auditory processing in tinnitus : evidences from auditory and visual spatial Stroop tasks. IMRF 2014 -15th International Multisensory Research Forum (Poster Session) - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Lacroix, E. (2013). Poster : VSAD : A new battery for the evaluation of Visuo-Spatial Abilities in Deafness ». PhD Student Day (Poster Session) – IoNS – Bruxelles / Neuropsychology Workshop, poster session – Leuven / International Conference on Auditory Cortex (ICAC) – Banff – Canada.

Oral communications:

  • Lacroix, E., Edwards, M. G. Neuropsychologie 2.0 des capacités visuo-spatiales (2019). Forum 2019 of the SNLF (Société de Neuropsychologie de la langue française), Paris, France.

  • Lacroix, E., Edwards, M. G., De Volder, A., Noël, M-P., Rombaux, P., Deggouj, N. (2019). Do vestibular loss patients who complain of subjective cognitive impairments actually have objective cognitive impairments? An exploratory study. XXVI SOFPEL Congress – Montreal University, Canada. Video presentation available online: https://www.psy-naps.org/conferences.html

  • Lacroix, E., Letesson, C., Karasu, A., Edwards, M. G. (2019). Development and validation of a new neuropsychological computerised battery to evaluate cognitive function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Annual meeting of the British Association for Cognitive Science (BACN) - Cambridge University.

  • Lacroix, E., Deggouj, N., Grade, S. Edwards, M. G. (2019). Development and validation of a driving simulator serious game to evaluate cognitive function in patients with vestibular disorders. 1st International congress on motion sickness - 15th European Society for Clinical Evaluation of Balance Disorders Meeting – Akureyri, Iceland.

  • Cornet S., Deggouj, N., Collignon, O. Edwards, M. G., Lacroix, E (2019). VSAD, a new battery for the evaluation of visuo-spatial abilities in deaf children: a preliminary validation study. Royal Belgian Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery – Spring Symposium, Bruxelles.

  • Lacroix (2018). Neuropsychological profiles of children with vestibular loss. CI Conference 2018 - 15th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and other Implantable Auditory Technology – Antwerp.

  • Lacroix (2018). Système vestibulaire et cognition: Pourquoi est-il difficile de démontrer des troubles cognitifs objectifs chez les patients présentant des troubles vestibulaires ? 18th congress of the international society of vestibular rehabilitation (SIRV), Poitiers.

  • Lacroix (2018). If I lose my balance, does it change my cognitive abilities? HBIM Congres. Brain and Body, it’s time to work together. - Brussels.

  • Lacroix (2018). L'impact de la déficience auditive et des troubles vestibulaires sur le fonctionnement cognitif. Invited lecturer. Geneva University.