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Rooij, Iris van

Psychology has been reforming its own practices over the last decade. Most of that reform has focused on experiments and statistics while neglecting theory building. How can we build better theor...

Tulviste, Tiia

I will seek answers to the following questions: 1) to what extent are self-confidence, self-expression and autonomy valued and encouraged in child-rearing by Estonian parents today, 2) how direct...

Elk, Michiel van

Everywhere in the world we find spiritual experts, gurus and shamans. However, nowhere is there a society in which everyone is an expert. Why is it that spiritual experiences come easy to some bu...

Dijk, Wilco van

What are the psychological effects of having too little money to make end meets? And how do these affect people’s choices and decisions? These are two questions that the current project tries t...

Kistner, Ulrike

I plan to investigate the psychoanalytic theorisations of anxiety, shock, and trauma, focusing on Freud’s essay ‘Beyond the Pleasure Principle’ (1919-1920). I will set about to fathom the ...

Kluwer, Esther

Close relationships are the core of human society. What “makes and breaks” relationships is of critical importance at the societal, community, and individual level of analysis. What are the c...

Tamietto, Marco

Neural Routes of Emotional Contagion without Awareness Research Question How does our brain recognize emotions without awareness? How can we synchronize our expressions and feelings with those of...

Hagenaars, Muriel

Research Question During my stay at the NIAS I will address the following questions: – How can different sorts of immobility be distinguished (e.g., shared and specific markers)? – How can fi...

Spinhoven, Philip

My Optimism Wears Heavy Boots: so much research, so few implications, towards ‘patient-proof’ empirical models and more effective interventions in mental health Research Question Most treatme...

Petkov, Chris

Personalia Chris Petrov. Ph.D. from University of California, Davis, USA. Professor of Comparative Neuropsychology at Newcastle University, UK. Theme Group Fellow (1 April 2017 – 30 June 2017) ...

Kirschner, Paul

Personalia Paul A. Kirschner, born in New York City, USA, in 1951. Ph.D. from Open University of the Netherlands. Distinguished University Professor at Open University of the Netherlands. NSvP-F...

Koppensteiner, Markus

Personalia Markus Koppensteiner, born in Austria, in 1974. Ph.D. from University of Vienna. Post Doc Researcher of Human Behavior at the University of Vienna. EURIAS Fellow (1 Sept 2016 – 30 Ju...

Hollon, Steve

Personalia Steve Hollon, born in the USA. Ph.D. from Florida State University. Professor of Psychology at VanderBilt University, USA. Theme Group Fellow (1 Feb – 30 June 2017) My optimism wears...

Geurts, Hilde

Personalia Hilde Geurts, born in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in 1972. Ph.D. from VU University Amsterdam. Professor of Neuropsychology at University of Amsterdam. Fellow (1 Sept 2016 – 30 June 2...

Durston, Sarah

Research Question Despite significant progress in our understanding of biological mechanisms in psychiatry, it remains unknown HOW changes in the brain lead to the emergence of psychiatric sympto...

Cramer, Angélique

Personalia Angélique Cramer, born in Heemstede, the Netherlands, in 1979. Ph.D. from University of Amsterdam. Assistant Professor of Models and Methods for Clinical Psychology at University of ...

Bockting, Claudi

Personalia Claudi Bockting, born in Silvolde, the Netherlands, in 1969. Ph.D. from University of Amsterdam. Professor of Clinical Psychology at Utrecht University. Theme Group Coordinator (1 Feb ...

Zacher, Hannes

Personalia Hannes Zacher, born in 1979, Göttingen, Germany. Ph.D. from the University of Giessen. Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at the University of Groningen. Theme Grou...

Wang, Mo

Personalia Mo Wang, born in Shanghai, China, in 1979. Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University, USA. Professor of Management at University of Florida. Theme Group Fellow () Person-Environ...

Morina, Nexhmedin

Personalia Nexhmedin Morina, born in Prishtina, Kosovo, 1974. Ph.D. from University of Jena, Germany. Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Golestan Fellow (1...