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Veni grant for Antoinette van Laarhoven for studying attentional disengagement from itch
Antoinette van Laarhoven has been awarded a VENI grant by NWO for her proposal “Itch even harder to ignore than pain? A psychophysiological approach to attentional processing of somatosensory sensations”.
European research grant for serious gaming and eHealth intervention
Andrea Evers has been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept grant to develop innovative therapeutic interventions.
The role of placebo effects in itch-treatment of patients with skin disease
Placebo effects seem to have a considerable role in the treatment of itch in patients with common skin diseases. Dr. Antoinette van Laarhoven and colleagues have published these findings in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
InterScience symposium 'Conflict en oplossingen'
De Leidse gezondheidspsycholoog Andrea Evers is mede-organisator van het InterScience symposium 'Conflict en oplossingen' op 24 maart 2014. Dit is het eerste symposium in een nieuwe serie van De Jonge Akademie over actuele thema's.
Andrea Evers on placebo-effects in 'De Kennis van Nu'
How is it that people who are allergic to dogs can still own a dog? Diederik Jekel talks about placebo-effects with healthpsychologist Andrea Evers in the Dutch televisionshow 'De Kennis van Nu' [The knowledge of now]. The episode will air on December 7th