Author Archives: Sander Koole

PhD Defense Mandy Tjew A Sin on October 6

On Tuesday October 6, 15:45 am, Mandy Tjew A Sin will defend her dissertation titled, CONTACT COMFORT: PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ACTUAL AND SIMULATED AFFECTIONATE TOUCH. The entire defense will be online and afterwards, there will be the opportunity to congratulate Mandy. You can … Continue reading

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PhD Defense by Tobias Maldei on September 24

On Thursday September 24, 9:45 am, Tobias Maldei will defend his dissertation titled, Meaningful Themes: The Role of Thematic Processing in the Intuitive Detection of Semantic Coherence. The entire defense will be online. You can watch the defense via the YouTube channel of the VU … Continue reading

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The AER Lab welcomes Nigel Janssens and Chris Ryan

This month, Nigel Janssens and Chris Ryan started their work as PhD students on the NWO-funded project “The Rhythm of Relating”. Nigel will be examining brain-to-brain synchrony and Chris movement synchrony, bith in the context of emotional sharing. We are … Continue reading

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IN SYNC: Harmonic Dissonance Workshop february 17-21@IDlab Amsterdam

During the workshop, artist Matthias Oostrik and Suzanne Dikker will co-develop an art/science Brain-Computer-Interface environment with dance group ICK Amsterdam centered around interpersonal synchrony at the neural, physiological and movement level.

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Open Competition Grant awarded to Sander Koole in July 2019

NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities has awarded funding to 41 researchers in the NWO Open Competition – SSH. This instrument makes funding available for the best research proposals in the humanities and social sciences, without any thematic limitations. The … Continue reading

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