Dr L.L.F. van Lieshout (Lieke)
Assistant professor - Cognitive Psychology
Thomas van Aquinostraat 4
6525 GD NIJMEGEN
6500 HE NIJMEGEN
Lieke is a Assistant Professor at the SENSe lab. She is working on a research project about motivation in higher education, focusing on the similarities and differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.
In 2015 - 2020, Lieke was a PhD candidate in the Predictive Brain lab and the Motivational and Cognitive Control lab. She investigated the cognitive and neural mechanisms of human curiosity: Why are we curious, and what type of information are we curious about?
- van Lieshout, L.L.F., de Lange, F.P., & Cools, R. (2020). Why so curious? Quantifying mechanisms of information seeking. Current Opinion in Behavioural Sciences, 35, 112 - 117. Full text
- van Lieshout, L.L.F., de Lange, F.P., & Cools, R. (2019). Motives underlying human curiosity. Nature Human Behaviour, 3(6), 550-551. Full text
- van Lieshout, L.L.F., Vandenbroucke, A.R.E., Müller, N.C.J., Cools R., & de Lange, F.P. (2018). Induction and relief of curiosity elicit parietal and frontal activity. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(10) 2579-2588. Full text
- Kok, P., van Lieshout, L.L.F., & de Lange, F.P. (2016). Local expectation violations result in global activity gain in primary visual cortex. Scientific Reports, 6, 37706. Full text
Research grants and prizes
- 2015 - Donders Institute Internal TopTalent PhD Student Grant>