dr. Maarten van der Smagt
M.J.vanderSmagt@uu.nl
Associate Professor
Psychology - Experimental Psychology
Education Director
Psychology
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Profile

Maarten van der Smagt is associate professor at the Experimental Psychology division. His research interests lie in unravelling the mechanisms underlying uni- and multi-modal perception and its influence on higher cognitive processes, in the healthy population as well as in several developmental and acquired clinical conditions. To this end he mainly uses behavioral (psychophysical) and electrophysiological methods.

He is Director of Psychology Education and teaches at both undergraduate and graduate (MSc and PhD) levels. His teaching is mainly concerned with (research) skills, cognitive neuroscience and perception.

In addition he is (UU) Teaching Fellow, with a project concerning the tension between the desire to offer a broad and multidisciplinary scientific education in the bachelor phase on the one hand, and specific professional requirements that are dictated by law, professional associations or both, on the other. As Teaching Fellow he is also part of the scientific staff of the Centre for Academic Teaching of the university (started September 2017) and involved in eduactional research.

Strategic themes / Focus areas
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Tinga, A.M., Jansen, C., van der Smagt, M.J., Nijboer, T.C.W. & van Erp J.B.F. (2018). Inducing circular vection with tactile stimulation encircling the waist. Acta Psychologica182, 32-38. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2017.11.007

Stuit S.M., Brascamp J.W., Barendregt, M., van der Smagt M.J. & te Pas, S.F. (2017). Image-based and eye-based influences on binocular rivalry have similar spatial profiles. Journal of Vision17(12):14, 1–11. doi:10.1167/17.12.14

van Ooijen-van der Linden, L., van der Smagt, M.J., Woertman, L. & te Pas, S.F. (2017). Signal detection theory as a tool for successful student selection? Journal of Higher Education, 42, 1193-1207. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2016.1241860.

Holten, V., Stuit, S.M., Verstraten, F.A.J. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2016). Grouping of optic flow stimuli during binocular rivalry is driven by monocular information. Vision Research, 127, 84-91. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2016.08.002

van der Stoep, N., van der Stigchel, S., Nijboer, T.C.W. & van der Smagt M.J. (2016). Audiovisual integration in near and far space: Effects of changes in distance and stimulus effectiveness. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 1175–1188. doi:10. 1007/ s00221-015-4248-2

Tinga, A.M., Visser-Meily, J.M.A., van der Smagt, M.J., van der Stigchel, S., van Ee, R. & Nijboer, T.C.W. (2016). Multisensory stimulation to improve low- and high-level sensory processing after stroke: a systematic review. Neuropsychology Review, 26, 73-91. doi: 10.1007/s11065-015-9301-1 

Holten, V., van der Smagt, M.J., Verstraten, F.A.J. & Donker, S.F. (2016). Interaction effects of visual stimulus speed and contrast on postural sway. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 113-124. doi: 10.1007/s00221-015-4438-y

Jeuring, J., Grosfeld, F., Heeren, B., Hulsbergen, M., Ijntema, R., Jonker, V., Mastenbrioek, N., van der Smagt, M., Wijmans, F., Wolters, M. & van Zeijts, H. (2015). Communicate! – a serious game for communication skills. In Conole, G., Klobucar, T., Rensing, C., Konert, J., Lavoué, E. (eds.). Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World. 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015 (pp. 513-517). Switserland: Springer International Publishing.

Holten, V., Donker, S.F., Stuit, S.M., Verstraten, F.A.J., & van der Smagt, M.J. (2015). Visual directional anisotropy does not mirror the directional anisotropy apparent in postural sway. Perception, 44, 477-489. doi: 10.1068/p7925

Paffen, C.L.E., van der Smagt, M.J., & Nijboer, T.C.W. (2015). Cross-modal, bidirectional priming in grapheme-color synesthesia. Consciousness and Cognition33, 325–333. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2015.01.020

Tinga, A.M., Visser-Meily, J.M.A., van der Smagt, M.J., Dijkerman, H.C. & Nijboer, T.C.W. (2014). Innovatieve cognitieve revalidatietechnieken gericht op functieherstel bij hemispatieel neglect. Tijdschrift voor Neuropsychologie, 9, 207-223.

Holten, V., van der Smagt, M.J., Donker, S.F. & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2014). Illusory Motion of the Motion Aftereffect Induces Postural Sway. Psychological Science, 25, 1831-1834. doi: 10.1177/0956797614540177

Stuit S.M., Paffen C.L.E., van der Smagt M.J., & Verstraten F.A.J. (2014). Image-Based Grouping during Binocular Rivalry Is Dictated by Eye-Of-Origin. PLoS ONE 9(7): e95327. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095327

Holten, V., Donker, S.F., Verstraten, F.A.J. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2013). Decreasing perceived optic flow rigidity increases postural sway. Experimental Brain Research, 228, 117-129. doi: 10.1007/s00221-013-3543-z

van den Boomen, C., van der Smagt, M.J. & Kemner, C.(2012). Keep your eyes on development - The behavioural and neurophysiological development of visual mechanisms underlying form processing. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 3:16. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2012.00016

Paffen, C.L.E., van der Smagt, M.J. & Nijboer, T.C.W. (2011). Color-grapheme synesthesia affects binocular vision. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:314. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00314

Stuit, S.M., Paffen, C.L.E., van der Smagt, M.J. & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2011). What is grouping during binocular rivalry? Frontiers in Human Neurocience 5:117. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00117

Gebuis, T., & van der Smagt, M.J. (2011). False approximations of the approximate number system? PLoS ONE 6(10): e25405. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0025405

Stuit, S.M., Paffen, C.L.E., van der Smagt, M.J. & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2011). Suppressed images selectively affect the dominant percept during binocular rivalry. Journal of Vision 11(10);7, 1-11, http://journalofvision.org/11/10/7/, doi: 10.1167/11.10.7

Nijboer, T.C.W., Nys, G.M.S., van der Smagt, M.J., van der Stigchel, S. & Dijkerman, H.C. (2011). Repetitive long-term prism adaptation reduces visual field defects in a patient with chronic neglect. Cortex,47, 734-740.

Nijboer, T.C.W., te Pas, S.F. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2011). Detecting gradual visual changes in colour and brightness agnosia; a double dissociation. Neuroreport, 22, 175-180.

Gebuis, T., & van der Smagt, M.J. (2011). Incongruence in congruency effects. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73, 259-265.

Nijboer, T.C.W., Gebuis, T., te Pas, S.F. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2011). Interactions between colour and synaesthetic colour: an effect of simultaneous colour contrast on synaesthetic colours. Vision Research, 51, 43-47.

van der Smagt, M.J., Paffen, C.L.E. & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2010). Center-surround effects on perceived speed. Vision Research,50, 1900-1904.

Gebuis, T., Kenemans, J.L., de Haan, E.H.F. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2010). Conflict processing of symbolic and non-symbolic numerosity. Neuropsychologia, 48, 394-401.

Gebuis, T., Herfs, I.K., Kenemans, J.L., de Haan, E.H.F. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2009). The development of automated access to symbolic number knowledge in children: An ERP study. European Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 1999-2008.

Nijboer, T.C.W., Nys, G.M.S., van der Smagt, M.J. & de Haan, E.H.F. (2009). A selective deficit in the appreciation and recognition of brightness: brightness agnosia? Cortex, 45, 816-824.

Gebuis, T., Nijboer, T.C.W. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2009). Multiple dimensions in bi-directional synesthesia. European Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 1703-1710. (Featured article: Commentary by Shalgi S, & Foxe JJ (2009). The neurophysiology of bi-directional synesthesia. European Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 1701-1702)

Gebuis, T., Nijboer, T.C.W., & van der Smagt, M.J. (2009). Of colored numbers and numbered colors: Interactive processes in grapheme color synesthesia. Experimental Psychology, 56, 180-187.

Nijboer, T.C.W., Kanai, R., de Haan, E.H.F. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2008). Recognising the forest, but not the trees: the effect of colour on scene perception and recognition. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 741-752.

Benjamins, J.S., van der Smagt, M.J. & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2008). Matching auditory and visual signals: is sensory modality just another feature? Perception, 37, 848-858.

Lorteije, J.A.M., van Wezel, R.J.A. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2008). Disentangling neural structures underlying the processing of high and low speed motion.  European Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 2341-2353.

van der Smagt, M.J. & Stoner, G.R. (2008). Occlusion and the solution to visual motion ambiguity: Looking beyond the aperture problem. Journal of Vision, 8(2):4, 1-12, http://journalofvision.org/8/2/4/, doi:10.1167/8.2.4.

van der Smagt, M.J., van Engeland, H. & Kemner, C.(2007). Brief Report: Can you see what is not there? Low-level audio-visual integration in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 2014-2019.

Nijboer, T.C.W., van der Smagt, M.J., van Zandvoort, M.J.E. & de Haan, E.H.F. (2007). Colour agnosia deteriorates the recognition of natural but not non-natural scenes. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 24, 152-161.

Benjamins, J.S., Hooge, I.T.C., van der Smagt, M.J. & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2007). Disengaging attention sets the temporal limit of attentive tracking. Vision Research, 47, 1055-1059.

van der Smagt, M.J., Wehrhahn, C. & Albright, T.C. (2005). Contextual masking of oriented lines: Interactions between surface segmentation cues. Journal of Neurophysiology, 94, 576-589.

Paffen, C.L.E., van der Smagt, M.J., te Pas, S.F. &Verstraten, F.A.J. (2005). Center-surround inhibition and facilitation as a function of size and contrast at multiple levels of visual motion processing. Journal of Vision, 5, 571-578.

van de Grind, W.A., van der Smagt, M.J. &Verstraten, F.A.J. (2004). Storage for free: A surprising property of a simple gain-control model of motion aftereffects. Vision Research, 44, 2269-2284.

Heinrich, S.P., van der Smagt, M.J., Bach, M. & Hoffmann, M.B. (2004). Electrophysiological evidence for independent speed channels in human motion processing. Journal of Vision,4, 469-475.

Paffen, C.L.E., te Pas, S.F., Kanai, R., van der Smagt, M.J. &Verstraten, F.A.J. (2004). Center-surround interactions in visual motion processing during binocular rivalry. Vision Research, 44, 1635-1639.

van de Grind, W.A., Verstraten, F.A.J. & van der Smagt, M.J. (2003). Influence of viewing distance on motion aftereffects. Vision Research, 43, 2413-2426.

van Wezel, R.J.A.& van der Smagt, M.J. (2003). Motion processing: How low can you go? Current Biology, 13, R840-R842.

van der Smagt, M.J. & Stoner, G.R. (2002). Context and the motion aftereffect: Occlusion cues in the test pattern alter perceived direction. Perception, 31, 39-50.

van der Smagt, M.J., Verstraten, F.A.J. & van de Grind, W.A. (2001). De visuele waarneming van langzame en snelle beweging [Visual perception of slow and fast motion]. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Psychologie en haar grensgebieden, 56, 1-9.

van de Grind, W.A., van Hof, P., van der Smagt, M.J. & Verstraten, F.A.J. (2001). Slow and fast visual motion channels have independent binocular rivalry stages. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 268, 437-443.

van der Smagt, M.J., Breij, E.C.W. & van de Grind, W.A. (2000). Spatial structure, contrast polarity and motion integration. Vision Research, 40, 2037-2045.

van der Smagt, M.J., Verstraten, F.A.J., Vaessen E.P.B., van Londen, T. & van de Grind, W.A. (1999). Motion aftereffect of combined first-order and second-order motion. Perception, 28, 1397-1412.

van der Smagt, M.J., Verstraten, F.A.J. & van de Grind, W.A. (1999). A New transparent motion aftereffect. Nature Neuroscience, 2, 595-596.

van der Smagt, M.J. & van de Grind, W.A. (1999). Integration and segregation of local motion signals: The role of contrast polarity. Vision Research, 39, 811-822.

Verstraten, F.A.J., van der Smagt, M.J., Fredericksen R.E. & van de Grind, W.A. (1999). Integration after adaptation to transparent motion: Static and dynamic test patterns result in different motion aftereffect directions. Vision Research, 39, 803-810.

Verstraten, F.A.J., van der Smagt, M.J. & van de Grind, W.A. (1998). Aftereffect of high speed motion. Perception, 27, 1055-1066.

Alais, D., van der Smagt, M.J., van den Berg, A.V. & van de Grind, W.A. (1998). Local and global factors affecting the coherent motion of gratings presented in multiple apertures. Vision Research, 38, 1581-1591.

Alais, D., van der Smagt, M.J., Verstraten, F.A.J. & van de Grind, W.A. (1996). Monocular mechanisms determine plaid motion coherence. Visual Neuroscience, 13, 615-626.

Alais, D., van der Smagt, M.J., Verstraten, F.A.J. & van de Grind, W.A. (1995). Perceived direction of textured gratings and their aftereffects. Perception, 24, 1383-1396.

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  • Director of Psychology Education
  • Chair of the Psychology bachelor admissions committee

past:

  • Coordinator of the obligatory Major Programme of the Psychology bachelor curriculum (Major Verplicht) 
  • Co-director Master programme Artificial Intelligence
  • Teaching Fellow 2015-2017, project: International minors with major impact?
  • Education Coordinator for the Experimental Psychology division
  • Member of the Board of Examiners Artificial Intelligence
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dr. M.J. van der Smagt Contact details
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