Sofie startte een postdoc op de Universiteit van Bern

Sofie startte een postdoc op de Universiteit van Bern

  • On 15/01/2024
Op 1 november 2023 ben ik gestart als postdoctoraal onderzoeker op de Universiteit van Bern, Zwitserland, in de onderzoeksgroep Klinische Psychologie, kinderen en jongeren. Dit was een grote stap voor me nadat ik 13 jaar in het vertrouwde PSI, of Psychologisch Instituut, in Leuven vertoefde voor mijn bachelor, masters, doctoraat en één jaar postdoc. Deze […]
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Paper alert: Evidence for an age-related decline in feature-based attention

  • On 20/10/2023
Armien Lanssens, Kobe Desender, and Celine Gillebert Abstract Feature-based attention allows to efficiently guide attention to relevant information in the visual scene, but unambiguous empirical evidence on age-related effects is still limited. In this study, young and older participants performed a two-alternative forced choice task in which a response was selected based on a task-relevant […]
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Neuropsychology Lab @ FESN 2023

  • On 02/10/2023
At the 8th Scientific Meeting of the Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology in Thessaloniki, Greece, we delved into the latest findings in neuropsychology and had enriching discussions with peers. Our active involvement included organising a symposium and delivering two impactful posters and three engaging oral presentations.
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Paper alert: Screening for post-stroke neurocognitive disorders in diverse populations: a systematic review

  • On 24/07/2023
Shonimá Gangaram-Panday, Yanyao Zhou & Celine Gillebert Abstract Objective: Although neurocognitive disorders (NCD) are common post-stroke, many populations do not have adapted cognitive screens and cut-offs. We therefore reviewed the appropriateness of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and Oxford Cognitive Screen (OCS) for diagnosing NCD in culturally diverse stroke populations. Method: Using an extensive […]
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Paper alert: The Multi-Modal Evaluation of Sensory Sensitivity (MESSY): assessing a commonly missed symptom of acquired brain injury

  • On 12/06/2023
Hella Thielen, Irene Huenges Wajer, Nora Tuts, Lies Welkenhuyzen, Cristophe Lafosse & Celine Gillebert Abstract Objective: Sensory hypersensitivity is common after acquired brain injury. Since appropriate diagnostic tools are lacking, these complaints are overlooked by clinicians and available literature is limited to light and noise hypersensitivity after concussion. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of […]
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Celine Laureate of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts

  • On 12/12/2022
On December 10, 2022, the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts awarded the Laureates of the Academy. Céline Gillebert received an award in the ‘Human Sciences’ category. The Laureate of the Human Sciences category is one of the most prestigious awards of the Academy. Young, promising researchers (up to 40 years of […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Armien Lanssens!

  • On 10/12/2022
On December 9, Armien Lanssens successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled Feature-based attention in a dynamically changing and ageing world. Congratulations!!
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NAH Congres

  • On 04/11/2022
Op 11 oktober hadden wij het genoegen te mogen spreken op het eerste NAH congres in Beveren. Hanne Huygelier presenteerde over aandachtsrevalidatie na een beroerte en Hella Thielen over prikkelverwerking na een hersenletsel. Via de posters (van Hanne Huygelier, Hella Thielen en Elise Palmans) konden we 1-op-1 onze projecten verder uitdiepen aan andere deelnemers van […]
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Welcome to Sofie Weyn

  • On 15/10/2022
Sofie Weyn joined our lab as a post-doctoral researcher in October 2023, after successfully defending her doctoral dissertation entitled For Better and/or for Worse: Examining Environmental Sensitivity at Multiple Levels of Analysis in Children and Adolescents.  With a post-doctoral mandate of the KU Leuven, she will focus on individual differences in sensory sensitivity in both neurotypical […]
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Dag van de Overprikkeling

  • On 23/06/2022
Vandaag, 23 juni, is de Dag van de Overprikkeling. Overprikkeling komt vaak bij mensen met niet-aangeboren hersenletsel.   Onderzoekers van de KU Leuven, Universiteit van Maastricht en Universiteit van Utrecht hebben samen een overzicht gemaakt van de kennis die we op dit moment hebben over overprikkeling, inclusief adviezen van ervaringsdeskundigen voor mensen die last hebben […]
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