Jolanda Maas (UhD 2009, Utrecht University) is a behavioural scientist who specializes in research on health benefits of nature. Her scientific articles on this topic belong to the most cited articles from this quickly growing field of research, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Maas is an experienced speaker and regularly presents her work to various national and international audiences. She currently supervises two PhD students, several bachelor and master students and is a lecturer in the master course Applied Social Psychology. Dr. Maas is also a member of several scientific committees and advisory boards. She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology and a PhD (2008) in Social Sciences from Utrecht University.
- Phd Defence – VeenstraSeptember 7, 2017Our lab member, Lotte Veenstra will be defending her Phd thesis on October 6, 2017, 11.45 am, at Aula, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Thesis Title: Taming Tempers: A situated motivational approach to anger management. Supervisors: Prof. Sander L. Koole, co-promotor: … Continue reading →
- NWO Grant for Replication StudiesAugust 1, 2017Dr. Karin Tanja-Dijkstra is awarded a grant from NWO for a replication project. She will replicate the influential research of Ulrich, Simons, Losito, Fiorito, Miles and Zelson (1991) into the stress-reducing effects of staying in a natural environment for people, … Continue reading →
- Prof. Koole Inaugural LectureAugust 1, 2017Prof. Sander Koole had his Inaugural address on May 12, 2017 at VU Amsterdam. Information on the lecture can be found below, Botox voor de ziel: Het belang van belichaamde emotieregulatie voor welzijn en gezondheid Onderdeel Faculteit der Gedrags- en Bewegingswetenschappen … Continue reading →