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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Evert Boonstra
Caterina Trentin
Josipa Alilovic
 

Joint supervision

Simon van Gaal

Lynn Sorensen
Joint supervision with Steven Scholte

Joint supervision

Carien Lansink

Chris Jungerius
 

Alumni

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

 

CONTACT:

Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Email: h.a.slagter@vu.nl