Certificate in Clinical Neuropsychology

Certificate in Clinical Neuropsychology

  • On 21/06/2019
Hella Thielen, PhD student in de Neuropsychology Lab, and Brenda Schraepen, research assistant in the Neuropsychology Lab, successfully completed their two-year postgraduate training in clinical neuropsychology (Permanente Vorming Klinische Neuropsychologie). On June 21, Hella and Brena presented their thesis work at the meeting of the Flemish Society for Neuropsychology. We are very pleased to announce […]
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Research on VR in the media!

  • On 23/04/2019
Immersive virtual reality (VR) has become increasingly popular to improve the assessment and treatment of health problems. As many health problems are more prevalent in older adults, who are less technology experienced, it is important to know whether they are willing to use immersive virtual reality. In our recent study published in Scientific Reports, we […]
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When your mind’s eye is blind…

  • On 23/04/2019
Glen Keane, who illustrated The Little Mermaid, is among the 2% of the population who can’t visualise at all,  a condition called aphantasia. PhD student Hella Thielen studies this fascinating aspect of vision, in collaboration with Prof. Johan Wagemans. Check out Celine’s radio interview  on the topic! https://radio1.be/twee-procent-van-de-mensen-hersenblind
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Raising awareness for cognitive impairment after acquired brain injury

  • On 11/03/2019
  The Brain Awareness Week is a worldwide campaign to inform people of the progress in and advantages of brain research.   The Neuropsychology Lab will be using this week to raise public awareness of the cognitive consequences occurring after acquired brain injury such as stroke, trauma or a brain tumour. We will also take the […]
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Symposium Games for Mental Health – CfP

  • On 08/01/2018
*** CFP – Symposium Games For Mental Health in the LowLands *** WHAT: Oral and poster presentations on games for the assessment, training and treatment of mental health. WHEN & WHERE: 26 February 2018, Leuven (Belgium) DEADLINE for registration and submission: 9 February 2018 NOTIFICATIONS of admission: 15 February 2018 WEBSITE: https://iiw.kuleuven.be/onderzoek/emedia/symposiumgamesmentalhealth/   * OBJECTIVE * […]
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VR op de Dag van de Wetenschap

  • On 15/11/2017
KOM EEN VIRTUAL REALITY SPEL UITPROBEREN! WIE? Bent u tussen de 30 en 90 jaar oud? Hebt u nog een gaatje in uw agenda op zondag 26 november 2017? Super! WAT? Tijdens de Dag van de Wetenschap kunt u bij ons (gratis) een Virtual Reality spel komen spelen! U krijgt de kans om de nieuwste […]
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Congratulations to Armien Lanssens!

  • On 08/07/2017
Congratulations to Armien Lanssens for obtaining his MSc in Biomedical Sciences at the KU Leuven! Armien’s master thesis in our lab investigated our ability to dynamically update attention weights based on stimulus features.  His findings will be presented at the Scientific meeting of the Federation of The European Societies of Neuropsychology in Maastricht later this year (FESN 2017). Armien […]
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Congratulations to Sofia Finsterwalder!

  • On 23/05/2017
Double congratulations to Sofia Finsterwalder (Visiting Scholar 2016) on the acceptance of her paper on feature-based attention in Neuropsychologia, and on being admitted to the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences in Munich! In Munich, Sofia will work on the establishment of a novel biomarker for brain damage in patients with dementia based on a specific Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) model. […]
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Vacature jobstudent neuropsychologie

  • On 04/04/2017
Onze onderzoeksgroep heeft een bijzondere focus op klinische en experimentele neuropsychologie. We doen  fundamenteel onderzoek in de neurologisch gezonde populatie en bij patiënten met niet-aangeboren hersenschade. Daarnaast ontwikkelen wij ook nieuwe diagnostische instrumenten voor de klinische praktijk en onderzoeken wij nieuwe mogelijkheden voor neuropsychologische revalidatie. Deze student zal ondersteunende activiteiten uitvoeren, zoals het rekruteren, contacteren en inplannen van proefpersonen, […]
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