Elisa Kovacs MSc
Elisa Kovacs is a PhD student at the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University. In February 2016 she started her PhD regarding attentional processes of itch and pain. In her research she will focus on the development and validation of behavioural and neurobiological measures of attention. Thereafter, the validated tasks will be utilized to compare attentional processing of itch and pain stimuli between healthy controls and patients with chronic itch and pain. Additionally, the attention tasks will be adapted for training purposes and possible modifiability of attentional processes will be examined.Back to the people page
News and events
Talk show Daphne op Dindag On Tuesday April 25 prof. dr. Andrea Evers was invited as a guest in the talk show ‘Daphne op Dindag’. She talked about the role placebo and nocebo effects can have in the treatment of physical and mental conditions.
Kaya Peerdeman wins EPP article award Kaya Peerdeman, PhD candidate at Andrea Evers’ research group at the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit, has won the EPP article award for the best academic paper of 2015-2016.
Prestigious Vici grant of 1.5 million euro for Andrea Evers for the power of expectations The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted Andrea Evers a Vici grant for her research proposal about the role of nocebo effects for insufficiently explained somatic symptoms
1st official SIPS conference on placebo studies From April 2 to April 4 2017, Andrea Evers and co-workers will host the 1st official conference on placebo studies. This conference will take place in Leiden, the Netherlands.