Daphne Meuwese completed a degree in Forest and Nature Conservation (Wageningen University) in 2014. During this time, she also studied Clinical Psychology (University of Amsterdam), from which she graduated in 2016. During her studies, she has specialized in research concerning the role of nature in the prevention and recovery of mental illness. Daphne is also involved in research with the neuroimaging technique called functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS). The fNIRS is a portable device, which makes it possible to measure cortical activity during field experiments.
- PhD Defense Mandy Tjew A Sin on October 6September 23, 2020On 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 →
- PhD Defense by Tobias Maldei on September 24September 23, 2020On 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 →
- The AER Lab welcomes Nigel Janssens and Chris RyanJanuary 30, 2020This 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 →