Kaya Peerdeman, PhD
Kaya Peerdeman is a postdoctoral researcher at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University. Her research focuses on enhancing the understanding of the mechanisms of placebo and nocebo effects (e.g., expectancies, learning processes such as conditioning and instructions, and physiological correlates) on pain and other physical symptoms. She hereby aims to contribute to improving clinical care and patients’ well-being through harnessing placebo effects and minimizing nocebo effects.Back to the people page
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Andrea Evers is one of 5 PI's of a Gravitational grant 2019 with a total amount of €19,3 million The Gravitational grant was awarded for the 'New Science of Mental Disorders'-programme, Andrea Evers is involved as one of the Pi's.
Andrea Evers wins Stevin Award for Scientific and Societal Impact Andrea Evers, Professor of Health Psychology at Leiden University, has won the Stevin Prize – alongside the Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific award in the Netherlands.
Andrea Evers installed as a new Royal Academy of Science and Arts (KNAW) member Health psychologist Andrea Evers is one of the 19 new members, selected by the KNAW.
2nd official Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS) conference on placebo studies, Leiden 2019 From July 7-9, 2019 the 2nd official SIPS conference on placebo studies was held in Leiden, the Netherlands. Thanks to all attendees for this inspiring and wonderful conference!