Hall of fame

An overview of LIBC related grants and awards, PhD defenses and Inaugural lectures in 2016.

LIBC Grants and Awards 2016


  • Advanced Grant
    Prof.dr. B. Hommel
    A five years research on metacontrol; a study of how we determine the impact of our goals on our actual behaviour. Grant: €2,500,000
  • Consolidator Grant
    Prof.dr. E. A. M. Crone
    A normative longitudinal and intervention study on the neural correlates of prosocial behavior including helping, sharing and cooperation in children, adolescents and adults. Grant: €2,000,000
  • Starting Grant
    Dr. N. A. J. Steinbeis
    The effect of training children to exercise self-control. Grant: €1,500,000 


  • VICI Grant
    Prof.dr. B. M. Elzinga
    Unravelling the impact of emotional maltreatment on the developing brain. Grant: €1,500,000
    Dr.ir. M. J. P. van Osch
    Food for thought: Measuring the different facets of cerebral perfusion. Grant: €1,500,00
  • VIDI Grant
    Dr. H. E. Kan
    Similar but not the same; why are specific muscles less susceptible to damage than others in muscular dystrophies? Grant: €800,000 
    Dr. S. van Rijn
    Neurodevelopmental risks in young children with an extra X or Y chromosome: the TRIXY study. Grant: €800,000 
  • VENI Grant
    Dr. D. G. Gozli
    Internal and External Sources of Action. Grant: €250,000 
  • Rubicon Grant
    Dr. B.R. Braams
    Risky friends: how peers influence risk-taking behaviour in adolescence, Grant: 24 month stay at Harvard University
  • Research Talent Grant
    Main applicant: prof.dr. A.W.M. Evers, Team members: J. van Leusden MSc
    Training the Circadian Rhythm: Conditioning of the Cortisol Awakening Response 
  • Research Talent Grant
    Main applicant: Dr. T.F. Wilderjans, Team members: J. Durieux MSc
    Clustering of subjects based on within-cluster similarities and between-cluster differences in connectivity patterns in resting-state brain data to identify dementia related functional networks.
  • Open Research Area
    Dr. A.C.K. van Duijvenvoorde
    Adaptive social learning in typical and atypical developing adolescents


  • Brain and behaviour research foundation NARSAD Young Investigator grant
    Dr. T.B. Ziermans
    Autism and risk for psychosis, Grant: $70,000
  • Human Frontier Science Program grant
    Dr. K. Riebel
    ‘Seeing voices’: the role of multimodal cues in vocal learning

Inaugural lectures given by LIBC members 2016

LIBC related PhD defenses 2016

  • November 17
    M. Spierings, The music of language
    Promotor: Prof.dr. C.J. ten Cate
  • November 15
    A. Helder, Monitoring the coherence of texts: Coherence-break detection across development
    Promotor: Prof.dr. P.W. van den Broek
  • October 6
    M. Kowal, Thinking high: The impact of cannabis on human cognition
    Promotor: Prof.dr. B. Hommel
  • October 5
    L.C.J. Oudejans, Pain perception and modulation in acute and chronic pain states
    Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Dahan
  • June 16
    L. Steenbergen
    Cognitive enhancement: Toward the integration of theory and practice
    Promotor: Prof.dr. S.T. Nieuwenhuis
  • May 26
    A. Hafkemeijer, Brain networks in aging and dementia
    Promotor: Prof.dr. S.A. Rombouts
  • February 24
    M.K. Noordewier, The dynamics of surprise and curiosity
    Promotores: Prof.dr. Eric van Dijk, prof.dr. Wilco van Dijk
  • February 18
    K. Ma, Investigating self-representation with virtual reality
    Promotor: Prof.dr. Bernhard Hommel
  • February 10
    K.S. van der Marel, Unraveling the implanted cochlea: Radiological evaluation of Cochlear Morphology and Electrode Position in CI patients. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.H.M. Frijns, Co-promotores: J.J. Briaire & B.M. Verbist
  • February 9
    S.W. Kleibeukers, What box?: behavioural, neuro-imaging, and training studies on the development of creative cognition in adolescence
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Eveline Crone
  • January 27
    S. Peters, The Adolescent Brain
    Promotor: Prof.dr. Eveline Crone