Raising awareness for cognitive impairment after acquired brain injury

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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FWO travel grant to Hanne Huygelier

  • On 08/03/2017
Congratulations to Hanne Huygelier for being awarded a travel grant from the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) to present her work at the upcoming meeting of the Vision Science Society in Florida! Hanne will be presenting a recent behavioural study investigating the influence of multisensory synchronous stimulation on attentional weights in both young and elderly healthy volunteers.
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Welcome to Elisabeth Honinx!

  • On 31/01/2017
We warmly welcome Elisabeth Honinx, who will join us from Maastricht University for a research internship of 6 months. Elisabeth will work with Hanne Huygelier on the effect of multisensory stimulation on attentional priorities.
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3rd Leuven Neuropsychology Workshop

  • On 18/12/2016
New developments in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of neuropsychological disorders The third edition of the Leuven Neuropsychology Workshop was successfully held on Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th of September, 2016, with supporting grants from the FWO, the FNRS and the Doctoral School for the Humanities and Social Sciences (KU Leuven). The workshop attracted […]
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