Jan Theeuwes

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials J.L.
Main position Hoogleraar VU
Chair Cognitieve psychologie
Domain Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
Membership Member
Since 2010
Member of Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
Member of Jury of the C.L. de Carvalho - Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science
Employed by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Cognitive Psychology
Van der Boechorststraat 1
1081 BT Amsterdam
Personal website

The main interest of Jan Theeuwes is to acquire fundamental knowledge on a wide array of subjects including perception, attention, memory and emotion using a wide range of methods, including behavioral (RT measurement), eye tracking, functional MRI, psychophysiological recordings (e.g., ERP), patient work and modeling. 

He published papers on attentional and oculomotor capture, working memory, multimodal integration, remapping, face perception, visual search, emotion, unconscious processing, the attentional blink, reward processing as well as several applied papers involving road design and headlamp glare.