Selected media coverage



Evers, A.W.M. (2018, November 19). Het placebo-effect: Behagen of misleiden? [The placebo-effect: please or mislead]. Vereniging tegen de Kwakzalverij. Retrieved from

Evers, A.W.M. (2018, October 8). Gezond verstand [Common sense]. BNR Beter - BNR Nieuwsradio. Retrieved from

Overview of the public sumposium on eHealth 'eHealth in daily practice, what's in it for me?' (Leiden University & LUMC) 2017.

Evers, A.W.M. (2017, October 6). Veelbelovend, aflevering 2: Evers en Snik [Promising, episode 2: Evers and Snik]. NPO 3Veelbelovend . Retrieved from

Overview of the fifth 'Nacht van Kunst en Kennis' (Night of Art and Science) 2017.

Evers, A.W.M. (2017, July 14). Placebo-effecten benutten [Utilizing the placebo effect]. Het Medicijnjournaal. Retrieved from


Evers, A.W.M. (2017, May 1). Pijn omdat je pijn verwacht [Pain because you expect pain]? Lecture presented at InterScience lezing in Leeuwenbergh, Utrecht.



Evers, A.W.M. (2017, April 1). Nieuwe inzichten over het placebo-effect [New insights on the placebo effect]. NPO 1Een Vandaag. Retrieved from


Habers, G.E.A., & Evers, A.W.M. (2017, March 1). Lichttherapie oplossing bij RA? [Lighttherapy solution for RA?]. Reumafonds. Retrieved from


Evers, A.W.M. (2016, December 9). Placebo effecten en religie [Placebo effects and religion]. NPO 2TV Programma Witteman ontdekt: het geluk.

Evers, A.W.M., Tekampe, J., Schakel, L. (2016, October 11). over placebo's [ about placebo's]. NPO


Evers, A.W.M. (2014, October 28). Optimaliseer je gezondheid: de psychologie van gezondheid en ziekte [Optimize your health: the psychology of health and disease]. De Jonge Akademie. Retrieved from​



Evers, A.W.M. (2013, June 18). Jeuk [Itch]. Nederland 3, BNN Je zal het maar hebben.

Evers, A.W.M. (2013, March 19). 3 minuten presentatie over het placebo effect [3 minutes presentation about the placebo effect]. De Jonge Akademie. Retrieved from​


Evers, A.W.M. (2012, January 18). Placebo effecten [Placebo effects]. Nederland 2, VPRO Labyrint Science.

Evers, A.W.M. (2011, May 2). Psychologische pijnbestrijding [Psychological pain control]. RTL 4, RTL Consult.




Evers, A.W.M. (2020, January 29). 8: Prof Dr Andrea Evers: Award winning researcher into psychoneurobiology. Mind Body Connection with Dr. Phil Parker. Retrieved from

Evers, A.W.M. (2019, October 10). Stevinlaureaat Andrea Evers streeft vernieuwing na door grensoverschrijdend te werken - Podcast #37 [Stevin laureate Andrea Evers strives for innovation by working together with multiple disciplines - Podcast # 37][Audio podcast]. Retrieved from

Evers, A.W.M. (2019, October 10). Professor Andrea Evers over het winnen van de Stevinpremie [Professor Andrea Evers about winning the Stevin Prize]. Science071 - Sleutelstad FM. Retrieved from

Evers, A.W.M. (2017, September 20). Andrea Evers over de publieksdag e-Health [Andrea Evers about the public day e-Health]. Sleutelstad. Retrieved from 

Evers, A.W.M. (2017, April 29). Andrea Evers onderzoekt waarom neppillen echt werken [Andrea Evers investigates why fake pills really work]. Interne Keuken - Radio1. Retrieved from

Click here for this interview (in Dutch)

Evers, A.W.M. (2017, April 25). Over placebo's en wat het met ons brein doet als we de bijsluiter van onze medicijnen (te) grondig bestuderen [About placebo's and what happens in our brain when we thoroughly study the patient information leaflet]. Talkshow Daphne op Dinsdag. Retrieved from

Click here for this interview (in Dutch)

Evers, A.W.M. (2017, March 31). Interview over placebo effecten: een live experiment [Interview about placebo effects: a live experiment]. Nieuws en Co - NPORadio1. Retrieved from

Click here for this interview (in Dutch)

Evers, A.W.M. (2017, March 10). Jeuk is besmettelijk [Itch is contagious]. Nieuws en Co – NPORadio1. Retrieved from

Click here for this interview (in Dutch)



News and events

  • How important is the 1,5 meter? The more the virus appears to be contained, the greater the resistance to the Corona measures. How important is the 1,5 meter and can it still be maintained?Andrea Evers catches up with us 'Met het oog op morgen' on NPO Radio 1.
  • 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
  • Behavioral consequences of Corona Andrea Evers as a behavioral expert about Corona in multiple news broadcasts as for example 'Feiten en Fabels' (NPO 1, Dutch news broadcast) and M (NPO 1). What are psychological consequences of the Corona pandemic? What does it mean for our mental health
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