Sylvain Delouvée

Associate Professor in Social Psychology
Maître de conférences (HDR) en psychologie sociale

Université de Rennes, France



52. Wagner-Egger, P., de Oliveira Fernandes, D., Carrel, J., & Delouvée, S. (2023). Do Real and Invented Scandals Fuel Beliefs in Conspiracy Theories? European Journal of Psychology Open (ex-Swiss Journal of Psychology),

51. David, J. C., Piednoir, E., Nadarajah, K., & Delouvée, S. (2023). Attitudes, Knowledge, Risk Perception of Antimicrobial Resistance and Antibiotic Use Behaviors: A Cross-Sectional Survey in a Young Adult Population. Substance Use & Misuse, 1-5,

50. Rateau, P., Tavani, J. L., & Delouvée, S. (2023). Social Representations of the Coronavirus and Causal Perception of its Origin. The Role of Reasons for Fear. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 27(1), 94-113.


49. Azevedo, F., Pavlović, T., Rêgo, G. G. d., Ay, F. C., Gjoneska, B., Etienne, T., … Delouvée, S. … & Sampaio, W. M. (2022). Social and moral psychology of COVID-19 across 69 countries. Scientific Data.

48. Bertin, P., Delouvée, S., McColl, K., & Van Prooijen, J.-W. (2023). Rage Against the Machine: Investigating Conspiracy Theories about the Video Assistant Referee on Twitter during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Sport Management Review, 26(4), 495-516,

47. Nadarajah, K., David, J.-C., Brun, L., Bordel, S., Moyon, L., Le Foll, D., Delouvée, S. & Somat, A. (2022). “We are running out of time”: Temporal Orientation and Information seeking as Explanatory Factors of Climate Anxiety among Young People. Psych, 4(3), 560-574, doi:10.3390/psych4030043.

46. Pavlović, T., Azevedo, F., De, K., Riaño-Moreno, J.C., Maglić, M., Gkinopoulos, T., … Delouvée, S. … & van Bavel, J. (2022). Predicting attitudinal and behavioral responses to COVID-19 pandemic using machine learning. PNAS nexus, 1(3), pgac093.

45. Wagner-Egger, P., Bangerter, A., Delouvée, S. & Dieguez, S. (2022). Awake Together: Sociopsychological Processes of Engagement in Conspiracist Communities. Current Opinion in Psychology, 47, Disponible également sur PsyArXiv.

44. Piednoir, E., David, J.-C., Lefflot, S., Cailleaux, M. & Delouvée, S. (2022). L'usager dans la lutte contre l'antibiorésistance : connaitre sa perception pour mieux communiquer sur la prévention. Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses Formation, 1(2), S36,

43. Sternikso, A., Delouvée, S. & Van Bavel, J. (2022). Clarifying the Relationship Between Randomness Dismissal and Conspiracist Ideation: A Preregistered Replication and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 102, doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2022.104357.

42. David, J.-C., Piednoir, E. & Delouvée, S. (2022). Knowledge and Perceptions of Antibiotic Resistance in the French Population. Infectious Diseases Now, 52(5), 306-310.

41. Imhoff, R., Zimmer, F., Klein, O., António, J. H., Babinska, M., Bangerter, A., ... & Van Prooijen, J. W. (2022). Conspiracy mentality and political orientation across 26 countries. Nature human behaviour, 1-12,

40. Van Bavel, J. J., Cichocka, A., Capraro, V., Sjåstad, H., Nezlek, J. B., Pavlović, T., ... & Jørgensen, F. J. (2022). National identity predicts public health support during a global pandemic. Nature communications, 13(1), 1-14,

39. Tavani, J. L., Delouvée, S., & Rateau, P. (2022). Collective Fear and Social Representation about COVID-19. The Role of the Original "Reasons" for the Fear Object. International Journal of Social Psychology, 37(2), 412-432,

38. David, J. C., Buchet, A., Sialelli, J. N., & Delouvée, S. (2022). Antibiotic Use in Relation with Psychological Profiles of Farmers of a French Pig Cooperative. Veterinary Sciences, 9(1), 14,

37. Bertin, P., Marinthe, G., Biddlestone, M., & Delouvée, S. (2022). Investigating the identification-prejudice link through the lens of national narcissism: The role of defensive group beliefs. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 98, 104252,

36. Bonetto, E., Delouvée, S., Mahfud, Y. & Adam-Troian, J. (2022). National Identification, A Social Cure for COVID-19? Evidence From 67 Countries. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 68(5), 1116-1126.


35. David, J. C., Nadarajah, K., Niang, A., Delouvée, S., Goyette, M., Bordel, S., & Somat, A. (2021). Step In, Step Out from the First Lockdown: An Exploration of COVID-19 Perceptions in France and Quebec. Infectious Disease Reports, 13(4), 965-977,

34. Bertin, P., & Delouvée, S. (2021). Affected more than infected: The relationship between national narcissism and Zika conspiracy beliefs is mediated by exclusive victimhood about the Zika outbreak. Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 15, 18344909211051800,

33. Tavani, J. L., Piermattéo, A., Lo Monaco, G., & Delouvée, S. (2021). Skepticism and defiance: Assessing credibility and representations of science. Plos one, 16(9), e0250823,

32. Delouvée, S., Moloney, G., McColl, K., & Lo Monaco, G. (2021). Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Social Representations of a University Community in Endemic Outbreaks. Infectious Disease Reports, 13(2), 486-493,

31. Bertin, P., Nera, K., Hamer, K., Uhl-Haedicke, I., & Delouvée, S. (2021). Stand out of my Sunlight: The Mediating Role of Climate Change Conspiracy Beliefs in the Relationship between National Collective Narcissism and Acceptance of Climate Science. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 25(5), 738-758. Disponible également sur PsyArXiv.

30. Lantian, A, Bagneux, V, Delouvée, S. & Gauvrit, N. (2021). Maybe a free thinker but not a critical one: High conspiracy belief is associated with low critical thinking ability. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 35(3), 674-684. Disponible également sur PsyArXiv.

29. Hamer, K., Penczek, M., McFarland, S., Wlodarczyk, A., Łużniak‐Piecha, M., Golińska, A., ... & Delouvée, S. (2021). Identification with all humanity—A test of the factorial structure and measurement invariance of the scale in five countries. International Journal of Psychology, 56(1), 157-174.


28. Marinthe, G., Brown, G., Delouvée, S. & Jolley, D. (2020). Looking out for myself: Exploring the relationship between conspiracy mentality, perceived personal risk, and COVID‐19 prevention measures. British Journal of Health Psychology, 25(4), 957-980. 10.1111/bjhp.12449. Disponible également sur PsyArXiv.

27. Bertin, P., Nera, K. & Delouvée, S. (2020). Conspiracy beliefs, rejection of vaccination, and support for hydroxychloroquine: A conceptual replication-extension in the COVID-19 pandemic context. Frontiers in psychology, 11, 2471.

26. David, J.-C. David, A. Buchet, J.-N. Sialelli, S. & Delouvée, S. (2020). The use of antibiotics in veterinary medicine: Representations of antibiotics and biosecurity by pig farmers. Pratiques Psychologiques, 27(2), 159-170.

25. Piermattéo, A., Monaco, G. L., & Delouvée, S. (2020). When Speed Breaks the Sound Barrier: The Effect of Cue Hierarchy on Expected Quality and Purchase Intentions Regarding Laptops. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 54(3), e1030-e1030.

24. Adam‐Troian, J., Wagner‐Egger, P., Motyl, M., Arciszewski, T., Imhoff, R., Zimmer, F., … Delouvée, S., … & van Prooijen, J. W. (2020). Investigating the links between cultural values and belief in conspiracy theories: The key roles of collectivism and masculinity. Political Psychology, 42(4), 597-618. Disponible également sur PsyArXiv.

23. Delouvée, S. (2020). Repeating is not believing: the transmission of conspiracy theories. Diogène, 1-8.


22. Bouchat, P., Licata, L., Rosoux, V., Allesch, C., Ammerer, H., Babinska, M., … Delouvée, S., … & Klein, O. (2019). Greedy Elites and Poor Lambs: How Young Europeans Remember the Great War. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 7(1), 52-75.

21. Wagner-Egger, P. Bronner, G., Delouvée, S., Dieguez, S. & Gauvrit, N. (2019). Why ‘Healthy Conspiracy Theories’ Are (Oxy)morons. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 8(3), 50-67.

20. Bouchat, P., Licata, L., Rosoux, V., Allesch, C., Ammerer, H., Bovina, I., … Delouvée, S., … & Klein, O. (2019). 100 years after: What is the relation between pacifist attitudes and social representations of the Great War? Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 25(2), 129-139. .


19. Wagner-Egger, P., Delouvée, S., Gauvrit, N., & Dieguez, S. (2018). Creationism and conspiracism share a common teleological bias. Current Biology, 28(16), R867-R868.


18. Bouchat, P., Licata, L., Rosoux, V., Allesch, C., Ammerer, H., Bilewicz, M., … Delouvée, S. … & Klein, O. (2017). A Century of Victimhood: Antecedents and Current Impacts of Perceived Suffering in World War I Across Europe. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47(2), 195-208.


17. Dieguez, S., Bronner, G., Campion-Vincent, V., Delouvée, S., Gauvrit, N., Lantian, A. & Wagner-Egger, P. (2016). "They" Respond: Comments on Basham et al.’s "Social Science’s Conspiracy-Theory Panic: Now They Want to Cure Everyone". Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 5(12), 20-39.


16. Delouvée, S. (2015). "Répéter n’est pas forcément croire. La question de la transmission des idées conspirationnistes. Diogène, 249-250(1-2), 88-98.


15. Rateau, P., Ernst-Vintila, A. & Delouvée, S. (2013). Una modelización del pensamiento social. Revista Internacional de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, 23(1-2), 41-62.


14. Rateau, P., Delouvée, S. & Lo Monaco, G. (2012). Michel-Louis Rouquette (1948-2011). Revista de Psicología Universidad de Antioquia, 4(2), 125-136.

13. Rateau, P., Ernst-Vintila, A. & Delouvée, S. (2012). Michel-Louis Rouquette et l’architecture de la pensée sociale. Psicologia e Saber Social, 1, 53-65.


12. Delouvée, S., Kalampalikis, N. & Pétard, J.-P. (2011). There is nothing so practical as a good… history. Kurt Lewin’s Place in the Historical Chapters of French-language Social Psychology Textbooks. Estudios de Psicología, 32(23), 243-255.

11. Ernst-Vintila, A., Delouvée, S. & Roland-Lévy, C. (2011). Under threat. Lay thinking about terrorism and the three-dimensional model of personal involvement. A social psychological analysis. Journal of Risk Research, 14(1-2), 1-28.

10. Thébaut, J., Morchain, P. & Delouvée, S. (2011). Représentation sociale du développement durable chez des étudiants : effets des valeurs pro-environnementales sur les schèmes représentationnels. Psihologia Sociala, 28, 69-77.


9. Ernst-Vintila, A., Delouvée, S. & Rouquette, M.-L. (2010). La crise financière de 2008 : menace collective ou défi individuel ? Une analyse de la pensée sociale mobilisée en situation de crise. Les Cahiers Internationaux de Psychologie Sociale, 87, 515-542.


8. Kalampalikis, N., Delouvée, S. & Pétard, J.-P. (2008). Historical spaces of social psychology. Rassegna di psicologia, 2, 83-104.


7. Légal, J.-B., Meyer, T. & Delouvée, S. (2007). Effect of compatibility between conscious goal and nonconscious priming on performance. Current Research in Social Psychology, 12(6), 80-90.


6. Kalampalikis, N., Delouvée, S. & Pétard, J.-P. (2006). Historical spaces of social psychology. History of the Human Sciences, 19(2), 23-43.

5. Delouvée, S. (2006). Haine populaire, monnaie satirique et oubli : le nexus “Sedan” d’hier à aujourd’hui. Bulletin de psychologie, 59(4), 407-420.


4. Delouvée, S. (2005). L’image de la psychologie sociale dans les forums de discussion sur l’Internet. Hermès, 41, 159-165.


3. Pétard, J.-P., Kalampalikis, N. & Delouvée, S. (2001). Les histoires de la psychologie sociale dans ses manuels. Les Cahiers Internationaux de Psychologie Sociale, 52, 59-80.

2. Delouvée, S. (2001). L’enseignement de la psychologie sociale en France et... ailleurs. Les Cahiers Internationaux de Psychologie Sociale, 52, 9-30.

1. Légal, J.-B. & Delouvée, S. (2001). Édition française et psychologie sociale : un bref état des lieux. Les Cahiers Internationaux de Psychologie Sociale, 52, 81-94.

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