About the department

The department of Experimental Psychology focuses its research and teaching on exploring human cognition and emotion. This happens at three levels: the fundamental, the neurobiological and the applied level.

Contact

Professor
Head of Department
Management Coordinator
Department Manager

Martinus J. Langeveld building

Martinus J. Langeveldgebouw
Address: 
Heidelberglaan 1, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands

Tel: +31 30 253 47 00 (reception)

Opening hours: 
Mon7:15-22:00
Tue7:15-22:00
Wed7:15-22:00
Thu7:15-22:00
Fri7:15-20:30
SatClosed
SunClosed
Research

The department of Experimental Psychology's key areas of research are perception, attention, memory and social/affective processes. The department combines a strong fundamental approach with a unique clinical patient-oriented strategy. Our research was recently enhanced with the addition of developmental and comparative lines of research.

Teaching

The department of Experimental psychology provides teaching in various Bachelor's and Master's programmes within and outside of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The teaching focuses on perception and cognition, neuropsychology and cognitive and social neurosciences. The teaching is characterised by a strong focus on experimental methods and techniques.

Collaboration

The department collaborates with many different partners, such as Rijkswaterstaat, Department of Water, Traffic and Environment, Slingedael, Ordina and 'het Leontienhuis'.