Congratulations dr. Zhou!

As expected our talented Ying Joey Zhou defended her thesis ” Learning to Perceive and Perceiving to learn: How learning and prediction shape sensory processing” to great satisfaction! She was supervised my our own Floris, but also by Janneke Jehee and...

Congratulations dr. van Lieshout!

We are beyond proud that Lieke van Lieshout defended her thesis ‘Why so curious? The cognitive and neural mechanisms of information seeking’ and did so in an impressive way. Lieke was  co-supervised by Floris and Roshan Cools. Lieke will continue her...

Floris de Lange wins Ammodo Science Award

We are happy to announce that Floris de Lange won an Ammodo Science Award 2021! It’s a biannual award given to eight scientists in the Netherlands for their contributions to fundamental research in one of four scientific domains. The associated prize money can be used...

Congratulations, Dr. Richter!

On March 11th 2021, David Richter successfully defended his thesis “Prediction throughout visual cortex: How statistical regularities shape sensory processing”. He investigated how expectations influence sensory processing throughout the sensory brain by performing...

Three defenses in three months

We are proud to say that these past three months three of our lab members received the honour of getting a doctorate degree. Erik te Woerd defended his topic: ‘Feeling the beat’ on the neurophysiology of cueing in Parkinson’s disease. Next up was Pim...

Two Marie Curie grants!

The predictive brain lab is happy to announce that both a current member, Alexandra Vlassova, and a member-to-be, Christoph Huber-Huber, have received a Marie Curie grant to execute their postdoctoral research within our lab. Alya Vlassova will be probing the drive of...