Danielle Bartels, MSc
Danielle Bartels is a PhD student at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University. She is interested in placebo and nocebo effects, especially with regard to physical sensations like itch or pain. Her project focuses on the role of expectation induction mechanisms of conditioning and verbal suggestion in placebo and nocebo effects on itch, with an additional focus on individual differences and the modifiability of nocebo effects.Back to the people page
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Andrea Evers member of Supervisory Board VU The Supervisory Board of the VU foundation has completed the appointment process for three new members, which will start in the course of 2021. Due to the expiry of the second (and therefore last) terms, three of the five current Supervisory Board members
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Andrea Evers appointed Medical Delta Professor for Healthy Society Nine professors can now also call themselves "Medical Delta professors". They received a dual appointment to at least two of the five academic institutions in South Holland affiliated with Medical Delta. This will boost health & technology.
Expectations guide our health - PhD defense Stefanie Meeuwis Positive expectations about a particular medicine support the actual health outcomes, even when people are told that that it is a placebo-effect. The opposite, the nocebo-effect, does also work that way. Health psychologist Stefanie Meeuwis found proof