About us

We are located in the Department of Experimental and Applied Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellows

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 Prof. Dr.

PhD students

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Jet Lageman

Surya Selvam

 
Evert Boonstra
Caterina Trentin
Joint supervision with Chris Olivers
Lynn Sorensen
Joint supervision with Steven Scholte
and Sander Bohte
Chris Jungerius
 

Alumni

Former PhD students:
Marlies Vissers
Lotte Talsma
Valentina Perdomo
Leon Reteig
Josipa Alilovic


Former postdocs
Fleur Bouwer
Dirk van Moorselaar
Martijn Barendregt
Jim Herring
Martine van Schouwenburg
 
Heleen Slagter, PhD
 

Director of the Cognition & Plasticity laboratory, Professor Brain, Cognition, and Plasticity at the Department of Applied and Experimental Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

BIO:

  • Master in Biological Psychology, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands (2000)

  • PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Amsterdam (2000-2005)

  • Visiting Research Fellow Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, USA (2002)

  • Postdoc, Waisman Center for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (2005-2007)

  • Assistant Scientist, Waisman Center for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (2007-2009)

  • Assistant Professor (UD), Dept of Psychology, University of Amsterdam (2009-2011)

  • Associate Professor (UHD), Dept of Psychology, University of Amsterdam (2011-2018)

  • Professor (hoogleraar), Dept of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2019-present)

 

FUNDING AND AWARDS:

  • Marie Curie Reintegration grant (2009; €75.000)

  • VIDI (2010; €800.000)

  • Spinoza Junior Investigator Grant (2010; €11.250)

  • Aspasia (2011; €100.000)

  • Onderzoekstalent (2012; €168.000).

  • Early Career Award 2014 by the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR)

  • ABC Project Grant (2015; €250.000)

  • ABMP Project Grant (2015; €250.000)

  • ERC Starting Grant (2015; €1.500.000)

  • ABC Talent Grant (2016; €250.000; co-PI)

  • NWO talent grant (2017; €200.000; co-PI)

  • ABC Project Grant (2018; €250.000)

  • IDA grant UvA (2018; €250.000)

  • ERC consolidator grant (2021; €2.000.000)

 

CONTACT:

Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Email: h.a.slagter@vu.nl