Doctor Manuel Varlet

Doctor Manuel Varlet

Director, Higher Degree Research,
MARCS Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development

Senior Research Lectureship In Music Perception and Cognition,
MARCS Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University Montpellier II

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • MARCS Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development
  • MARCS Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development

Contact

Email: M.Varlet@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9772 6612
Mobile:
Location: 1.G.119
Bankstown

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Del-Monte, J., Raffard, S., Capdevielle, D., Schmidt, R., Varlet, M., Salesse, R., Bardy, B., Boulenger, J., Gely-Nargeot, M. and Marin, L. (2016), 'Impact of mental disorders on social motor behaviours', Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems, Routledge 9781138901087.
  • Ruffaldi, E., Filippeschi, A., Varlet, M., Hoffmann, C. and Bardy, B. (2013), 'Design and evaluation of a multimodal virtual reality platform for rowing training', Skill Training in Multimodal Virtual Environments, CRC Press 9781439878958.
  • Varlet, M., Marin, L., Issartel, J., Schmidt, R. and Bardy, B. (2011), 'Sensorimotor synchronization with discrete or continuous slow stimulus', Studies in Perception and Action XI : Sixteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Psychology Press 9781848729766.
  • Varlet, M., Marin, L., Lagarde, J. and Bardy, B. (2009), 'The influence of interpersonal interaction on postural coordination dynamic in suprapostural task', Studies in Perception and Action X : Fifteenth International Conference on Perception and Action : July 12-17, 2009, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Psychology Press 9781848728806.

Journal Articles

  • Varlet, M., Williams, R. and Keller, P. (2020), 'Effects of pitch and tempo of auditory rhythms on spontaneous movement entrainment and stabilisation', Psychological Research, vol 84, no 3 , pp 568 - 584.
  • Varlet, M., Nozaradan, S., Nijhuis, P. and Keller, P. (2020), 'Neural tracking and integration of 'self' and 'other' in improvised interpersonal coordination', NeuroImage, vol 206 .
  • Timmers, R., MacRitchie, J., Schabrun, S., Thapa, T., Varlet, M. and Keller, P. (2020), 'Neural multimodal integration underlying synchronization with a co-performer in music : influences of motor expertise and visual information', Neuroscience Letters, vol 721 .
  • Varlet, M., Nozaradan, S., Trainor, L. and Keller, P. (2020), '[In Press] Dynamic modulation of beta band cortico-muscular coupling induced by audio-visual rhythms', Cerebral Cortex Communications, .
  • Colley, I., Varlet, M., MacRitchie, J. and Keller, P. (2020), 'The influence of a conductor and co-performer on auditory-motor synchronisation, temporal prediction, and ancillary entrainment in a musical drumming task', Human Movement Science, vol 72 .
  • Bouvet, C., Varlet, M., Bella, S., Keller, P., Zelic, G. and Bardy, B. (2019), 'Preferred frequency ratios for spontaneous auditory-motor synchronization : dynamical stability and hysteresis', Acta Psychologica, vol 196 , pp 33 - 41.
  • Zelic, G., Nijhuis, P., Charaf, S., Keller, P., Davis, C., Kim, J. and Varlet, M. (2019), 'The influence of pacer-movement continuity and pattern matching on auditory-motor synchronisation', Experimental Brain Research, vol 237 , pp 2705 - 2713.
  • Bouvet, C., Varlet, M., Bella, S., Keller, P. and Bardy, B. (2019), '[In Press] Accent-induced stabilization of spontaneous auditory-motor synchronization', Psychological Research, .
  • Miyata, K., Varlet, M., Miura, A., Kudo, K. and Keller, P. (2018), 'Interpersonal visual interaction induces local and global stabilisation of rhythmic coordination', Neuroscience Letters, vol 682 , pp 132 - 136.
  • Zelic, G., Varlet, M., Wishart, J., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2018), 'The dual influence of pacer continuity and pacer pattern for visuomotor synchronisation', Neuroscience Letters, vol 683 , pp 150 - 159.
  • Colley, I., Varlet, M., MacRitchie, J. and Keller, P. (2018), 'The influence of visual cues on temporal anticipation and movement synchronization with musical sequences', Acta Psychologica, vol 191 , pp 190 - 200.
  • Lenc, T., Keller, P., Varlet, M. and Nozaradan, S. (2018), 'Neural tracking of the musical beat is enhanced by low-frequency sounds', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol 115, no 32 , pp 8221 - 8226.
  • Varlet, M., Williams, R., Bouvet, C. and Keller, P. (2018), 'Single (1:1) vs. double (1:2) metronomes for the spontaneous entrainment and stabilisation of human rhythmic movements', Experimental Brain Research, vol 236, no 12 , pp 3341 - 3350.
  • Varlet, M., Wade, A., Novembre, G. and Keller, P. (2017), 'Investigation of the effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation (TACS) on self-paced rhythmic movements', Neuroscience, vol 350 , pp 75 - 84.
  • Varlet, M., Novembre, G. and Keller, P. (2017), 'Dynamical entrainment of corticospinal excitability during rhythmic movement observation : a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol 45, no 11 , pp 1465 - 1472.
  • Varlet, M., Schmidt, R. and Richardson, M. (2017), 'Influence of stimulus velocity profle on unintentional visuomotor entrainment depends on eye movements', Experimental Brain Research, vol 235, no 11 , pp 3279 - 3286.
  • Miyata, K., Varlet, M., Miura, A., Kudo, K. and Keller, P. (2017), 'Modulation of individual auditory-motor coordination dynamics through interpersonal visual coupling', Scientific Reports, vol 7, no 1 .
  • Varlet, M., Schmidt, R. and Richardson, M. (2016), 'Influence of internal and external noise on spontaneous visuomotor synchronization', Journal of Motor Behavior, vol 48, no 2 , pp 122 - 131.
  • Zelic, G., Varlet, M., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'Influence of pacer continuity on continuous and discontinuous visuo-motor synchronisation', Acta Psychologica, vol 169 , pp 61 - 70.
  • Varlet, M. and Richardson, M. (2015), 'What would be Usain Bolt's 100-meter sprint world record without Tyson Gay? Unintentional interpersonal synchronization between the two sprinters', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol 41, no 1 , pp 36 - 41.
  • Varlet, M., Bucci, C., Richardson, M. and Schmidt, R. (2015), 'Informational constraints on spontaneous visuomotor entrainment', Human Movement Science, vol 41 , pp 265 - 281.
  • Varlet, M., Bardy, B., Chen, F., Alcantara, C. and Stoffregen, T. (2015), 'Coupling of postural activity with motion of a ship at sea', Experimental Brain Research, vol 233, no 5 , pp 1607 - 1616.
  • Raffard, S., Salesse, R., Marin, L., Del-Monte, J., Schmidt, R., Varlet, M., Bardy, B., Boulenger, J. and Capdevielle, D. (2015), 'Social priming enhances interpersonal synchronization and feeling of connectedness towards schizophrenia patients', Scientific Reports, vol 5 .
  • Novembre, G., Varlet, M., Shujau, M., Stevens, C. and Keller, P. (2015), 'The E-music box : an empirical method for exploring the universal capacity for musical production and for social interaction through music', Royal Society Open Science, vol 2 .
  • Varlet, M., Coey, C., Schmidt, R., Marin, L., Bardy, B. and Richardson, M. (2014), 'Influence of stimulus velocity profile on rhythmic visuomotor coordination', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol 40, no 5 , pp 1849 - 1860.
  • Varlet, M., Stoffregen, T., Chen, F., Alcantara, C., Marin, L. and Bardy, B. (2014), 'Just the sight of you : postural effects of interpersonal visual contact at sea', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol 40, no 6 , pp 2310 - 2318.
  • Monte, J., Raffard, S., Capdevielle, D., Salesse, R., Schmidt, R., Varlet, M., Bardy, B., Boulenger, J., Gely-Nargeot, M. and Marin, L. (2014), 'Social priming increases nonverbal expressive behaviors in schizophrenia', PLoS One, vol 9, no 10 .
  • Varlet, M., Marin, L., Capdevielle, D., Del-Monte, J., Schmidt, R., Salesse, R., Boulenger, J., Bardy, B. and Raffard, S. (2014), 'Difficulty leading interpersonal coordination : towards an embodied signature of social anxiety disorder', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol 8 .
  • Torre, K., Varlet, M. and Marmelat, V. (2013), 'Predicting the biological variability of environmental rhythms : weak or strong anticipation for sensorimotor synchronization?', Brain and Cognition, vol 83, no 3 , pp 342 - 350.
  • Armstrong, A., Issartel, J., Varlet, M. and Marin, L. (2013), 'The supplementation of spatial information improves coordination', Neuroscience Letters, vol 548 , pp 212 - 216.
  • Stoffregen, T., Chen, F., Varlet, M., Alcantara, C. and Bardy, B. (2013), 'Getting Your Sea Legs', PLoS One, vol 8, no 6 .
  • Varlet, M., Filippeschi, A., Ben-sadoum, G., Ratto, M., Marin, L., Ruffaldi, E. and Bardy, B. (2013), 'Virtual reality as a tool to learn interpersonal coordination : example of team rowing', Presence, vol 22, no 3 , pp 202 - 215.
  • Del-Monte, J., Raffard, S., Salesse, R., Marin, L., Schmidt, R., Varlet, M., Bardy, B., Boulenger, J., Gely-Nargeot, M. and Capdevielle, D. (2013), 'Nonverbal expressive behaviour in schizophrenia and social phobia', Psychiatry Research, vol 210, no 1 , pp 29 - 35.
  • Del-Monte, J., Capdevielle, D., Varlet, M., Marin, L., Schmidt, R., Salesse, R., Bardy, B., Boulenger, J., Gely-Nargeot, M., Attal, J. and Raffard, S. (2013), 'Social motor coordination in unaffected relatives of schizophrenia patients : a potential intermediate phenotype', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol 7 .
  • Varlet, M., Coey, C., Schmidt, R. and Richardson, M. (2012), 'Influence of stimulus amplitude on unintended visuomotor entrainment', Human Movement Science, vol 31, no 3 , pp 541 - 552.
  • Varlet, M., Marin, L., Raffard, S., Schmidt, R., Capdevielle, D., Boulenger, J., Monte, J. and Bardy, B. (2012), 'Impairments of social motor coordination in schizophrenia', PLoS One, vol 7, no 1 , pp 1 - 8.
  • Varlet, M., Marin, L., Issartel, J., Schmidt, R. and Bardy, B. (2012), 'Continuity of visual and auditory rhythms influences sensorimotor coordination', PLoS One, vol 7, no 9 .
  • Coey, C., Varlet, M. and Richardson, M. (2012), 'Coordination dynamics in a socially situated nervous system', Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol 6 .
  • Coey, C., Varlet, M., Schmidt, R. and Richardson, M. (2011), 'Effects of movement stability and congruency on the emergence of spontaneous interpersonal coordination', Experimental Brain Research, vol 211, no 3 , pp 483 - 493.
  • Varlet, M. and Richardson, M. (2011), 'Computation of continuous relative phase and modulation of frequency of human movement', Journal of Biomechanics, vol 44, no 6 , pp 1200 - 1204.
  • Varlet, M., Marin, L., Lagarde, J. and Bardy, B. (2011), 'Social postural coordination', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol 37, no 2 , pp 473 - 483.
  • Filippeschi, A., Ruffaldi, E., Frisoli, A., Avizzano, C., Varlet, M., Marin, L., Lagarde, J., Bardy, B. and Bergamasco, M. (2009), 'Dynamic models of team rowing for a virtual environment rowing training system', The International Journal of Virtual Reality, vol 8, no 4 , pp 49 - 56.

Conference Papers

  • Coey, C., Varlet, M., Schmidt, R. and Richardson, M. (2011), 'Agency and rhythmic coordination : are we naught but moving dots?', Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, Mass..

Current Projects

Title: Effects of audio-visual rhythmic stimulation on motor functioning
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Manuel Varlet, Peter Keller and Sylvie Nozaradan
Years: 2017-01-01 - 2021-12-31
ID: P00023269

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