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Congratulations to dr Keesman!

On March 16, Mike Keesman defended his dissertation on “Observing the mind instead of acting on it” at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.  Congratulations to Mike on an excellent piece of work and defense!

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Now hiring: Postdoctoral researcher

Research Assistant/Associate We invite applications for a 3-year ESRC-funded Postdoc position with Dr Esther Papies, The Psychology of Sugary Drinks: The role of consumption and reward simulations. The project aims to both establish underlying cognitive mechanisms contributing to the motivation … Continue reading

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ESRC grant on the motivation to consume sugary drinks

Our lab has recently been awarded a research grant to study the role of consumption and reward simulations in the motivation to consume sugary drinks.  The work will start in May 2018, and we will be recruiting a 3-year postdoctoral … Continue reading

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Now accepting PhD applications

We are now accepting applications from prospective PhD students to start in October 2018.  Please get in touch with your research plans if you’re interested in applying! Applications for the School of Psychology PhD program are submitted through the University … Continue reading

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Mike Keesman Postdoc at Leiden University

Since September 1, 2017, Mike Keesman is working as a postdoctoral researcher at Leiden University, on the BENEFIT project with Prof. Andrea Evers: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/mike-keesman#tab-1 https://www.mikekeesman.com  

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PhD defense scheduled for Mike Keesman

The examination committee at Utrecht University has approved Mike’s dissertation “Observing the mind instead of acting on it: How mindfulness empowers people to live healthily”.  He is now scheduled to defend it in a formal session on March 16, 2018, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to dr. Versluis!

On April 21, Iris Versluis successfully defended her dissertation on the mechanisms underlying the portion size effect, and possible strategies to prevent it, at the Erasmus School of Economics, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Congratulations, Iris! Click here for details and for … Continue reading

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Presentation on situating interventions at British Feeding and Drinking Group

Last week, Esther attended the 2016 conference of the British Feeding and Drinking Group in London – a wonderful and very productive meeting!  You can find the slides of Esther’s talk on Situating Interventions here.

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Moving to the University of Glasgow

On September 1, 2015, Esther moved from the Psychology Department at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, to the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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