Annual Meeting of the Institute for Brain and Behavior Amsterdam (iBBA)

Annual Meeting of the Institute for Brain and Behavior Amsterdam (iBBA)

June 16, 2017

Auditorium Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Institute for Brain and Behavior Amsterdam (iBBA) of the Vrije Universiteit is organizing its second annual meeting on June 16, 2017 highlighting current topics in cognitive neuroscience.

Presentations will address a variety of topics from ranging from motor control, retinotopic organization of the brain, to how to improve yourself. The conference features two external invited speakers, as well as invited contributions by local researchers.


We will have a poster session at the beginning of the conference during lunch. We highly encourage students to apply to present. Send the following information in a word document (email attachment to by may 29, 2017:

First author (Name, affiliation, position)

Additional authors (Names and Affiliations)

Title of poster (up to 20 words)

Abstract (up to 150 words)


Time Speaker Topic
12.00 Lunch and Posters  
13.30-13.35 prof.dr. Jan Theeuwes Opening by the director of iBBA
 13.35-14.05 dr. Nienke van Atteveldt Proving or improving yourself: how beliefs and goals influence learning processes
14.05-14.35 dr. Tomas Knapen Retinotopic organization of the default mode network
14.35-15.05 prof.dr. Andreas Daffertshofer Neural Synchronisation in Motor Control
15.05-15.35  BREAK
 15.35-16.05  dr. Kobe Millet  Performance, feedback and self-deception
16.05-16.35 prof.dr. Birte Forstmann Towards a mechanistic understanding of the
human subcortex
16.35-17.05 dr. Josh Tybur What should a psychology of pathogen-avoidance look like?
17.05-18.00 DRINKS  

The conference is free of charge but please register here. You can do this through the form below until June 1st.

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If you have signed up, but it turns out you cannot make it after all, please let Barbara Goudriaan know by email:

Barbara Goudriaan
+31 20 59 88786