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Faces in Motion: Embodiment, Emotion and Interaction

As humans, we express what we think and feel by facial movements, often without even realizing it. In the (e)motion installation, the goal was to create awareness of even the subtlest movements of the face, and to facilitate interaction purely

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Faces in Motion: Embodiment, Emotion and Interaction

As humans, we express what we think and feel by facial movements, often without even realizing it. In the (e)motion installation, the goal was to create awareness of even the subtlest movements of the face, and to facilitate interaction purely

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Hypnosis: less than meets the eye?

The cartoon image of hypnosis always involves spinning eyes and a pendulum but does hypnosis actually affect eye movements? A case study by Kallio et al., 2011 showed abnormal eye movements in a highly hypnotizable subject. We we curious if

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Hypnosis: less than meets the eye?

The cartoon image of hypnosis always involves spinning eyes and a pendulum but does hypnosis actually affect eye movements? A case study by Kallio et al., 2011 showed abnormal eye movements in a highly hypnotizable subject. We we curious if

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PhD thesis Emerging perception: Tracking the process of visual object recognition

                          Defended my PhD on May 10, 2017! Promotors Prof. dr. F. W. Cornelissen Prof. dr. J. M. M. Hooymans Copromotor Dr. R. J. Renken Download thesis

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PhD thesis Emerging perception: Tracking the process of visual object recognition

                          Defended my PhD on May 10, 2017! Promotors Prof. dr. F. W. Cornelissen Prof. dr. J. M. M. Hooymans Copromotor Dr. R. J. Renken Download thesis

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Studium Generale

I was part of the lecture series about human vision at Studium Generale in Groningen. Together with Esther Polak, I did a lecture about the cross-pollination between art and science. Other talks included Visual Illusions by Whee Ky Ma, Perception as Augmented

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Studium Generale

I was part of the lecture series about human vision at Studium Generale in Groningen. Together with Esther Polak, I did a lecture about the cross-pollination between art and science. Other talks included Visual Illusions by Whee Ky Ma, Perception as Augmented

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Sensorium of the Animals Kickoff

I was invited to participate in the kick-off of ‘Sensorium of the Animals’ at the Critical Media Lab at Academy of Art and Design in Basel. It is an artistic research project exploring animal senses and the possibilities of altering

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Sensorium of the Animals Kickoff

I was invited to participate in the kick-off of ‘Sensorium of the Animals’ at the Critical Media Lab at Academy of Art and Design in Basel. It is an artistic research project exploring animal senses and the possibilities of altering

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Talkshow

How often do you get to present your research together with a large owl, Dutch politicians and a guy dressed like a sausage? I was interviewed about optical illusions and the brain by speed-talking host Bram Douwes on the talk

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Talkshow

How often do you get to present your research together with a large owl, Dutch politicians and a guy dressed like a sausage? I was interviewed about optical illusions and the brain by speed-talking host Bram Douwes on the talk

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Moving faces – a lecture about art and science

I had the pleasure of talking about emotions, embodied cognition and how the (e)motion installation was created as a collaboration between artists and scientists. Photo by Afke Manshanden Presentation at Science Acts, 8th of May 2014, Aa-church in Groningen. How

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Moving faces – a lecture about art and science

I had the pleasure of talking about emotions, embodied cognition and how the (e)motion installation was created as a collaboration between artists and scientists. Photo by Afke Manshanden Presentation at Science Acts, 8th of May 2014, Aa-church in Groningen. How

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Quest interview – Optical illusions

I was interviewed for the Dutch popular science magazine Quest about optical illusions, a fun and very visual article came out of it!

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Quest interview – Optical illusions

I was interviewed for the Dutch popular science magazine Quest about optical illusions, a fun and very visual article came out of it!

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CREW: Penetrating deeper into the temporal lobe

“I am always looking for art that messes with your mind and tricks your senses. The performance Terra nova by CREW starts out as a perverted experiment with the audience as guinea pigs. In other words, I feel like I have

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CREW: Penetrating deeper into the temporal lobe

“I am always looking for art that messes with your mind and tricks your senses. The performance Terra nova by CREW starts out as a perverted experiment with the audience as guinea pigs. In other words, I feel like I have

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From trip to treatment – the science of psychedelic drugs

You will rarely see me get up early and bike through the rain to make it to church on time. I made an exception for the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (ICPR2012), a two-day event hosted in the Moses and Aaron Church

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From trip to treatment – the science of psychedelic drugs

You will rarely see me get up early and bike through the rain to make it to church on time. I made an exception for the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (ICPR2012), a two-day event hosted in the Moses and Aaron Church

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