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The potential of placebo
How exactly does the placebo effect work? Scientists are gaining more and more knowledge on this topic. Horizon Magazine has published an article about the placebo effect, in which Andrea Evers’s research is discussed.
Andrea Evers on interdisciplinarity in science
What is interdisciplinary research and which opportunities and barriers are connected to it? Professor Andrea Evers, chair of the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University, is one of the copywriters of a publication on this topic.
Symposium on psychoneurobiological conditioning
The Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University organizes a symposium on psychoneurobiological conditioning, that will take place on Thursday 5 November 2015.
Meta-analysis on quality of life in living kidney donors
Lieke Wirken, PhD student at the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit, in collaboration with her supervisors dr. Henriët van Middendorp and prof. dr Andrea Evers, has published an article in the leading journal American Journal of Transplantation.
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”.