Sander Nieuwenhuis

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bilateral saccadic eye movements and tactile stimulation, but not auditory stimulation, enhance memory retrieval
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 81:52-6. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of the noradrenergic agonist clonidine on temporal and spatial attention
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 193:261-9. 2007
  3. pmc Consciousness of targets during the attentional blink: a gradual or all-or-none dimension?
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Institute of Psychology, Cognitive Psychology Unit, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333, AK Leiden, The Netherlands
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:364-73. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The role of the magnocellular and parvocellular pathways in the attentional blink
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 68:42-8. 2008
  5. pmc Error-likelihood prediction in the medial frontal cortex: a critical evaluation
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 17:1570-81. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Knowing good from bad: differential activation of human cortical areas by positive and negative outcomes
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 21:3161-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Accounting for sequential trial effects in the flanker task: conflict adaptation or associative priming?
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mem Cognit 34:1260-72. 2006
  8. pmc Neurocognitive function in dopamine-β-hydroxylase deficiency
    Marieke Jepma
    Leiden University, Institute of Psychology, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:1608-19. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A goal activation approach to the study of executive function: an application to antisaccade tasks
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 56:198-214. 2004
  10. doi request reprint How does bilingualism improve executive control? A comparison of active and reactive inhibition mechanisms
    Lorenza S Colzato
    Institute for Psychological Research, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:302-12. 2008

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Bilateral saccadic eye movements and tactile stimulation, but not auditory stimulation, enhance memory retrieval
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 81:52-6. 2013
    ..We also discuss the findings in the context of clinical practice, in which bilateral eye movements (EMDR) and auditory stimulation are used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder...
  2. pmc Effects of the noradrenergic agonist clonidine on temporal and spatial attention
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 193:261-9. 2007
    ..In contrast, the spatially diffuse topographical projections of the noradrenergic system are inconsistent with a direct role in spatial selection...
  3. pmc Consciousness of targets during the attentional blink: a gradual or all-or-none dimension?
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Institute of Psychology, Cognitive Psychology Unit, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333, AK Leiden, The Netherlands
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:364-73. 2011
    ..These results are more consistent with models that assume a gradual change between nonconscious and conscious perception during the attentional blink...
  4. doi request reprint The role of the magnocellular and parvocellular pathways in the attentional blink
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 68:42-8. 2008
    ..Contrary to our expectations, the attentional blink was not affected by these manipulations, suggesting no specific relationship between the attentional blink and magnocellular and/or parvocellular processing...
  5. pmc Error-likelihood prediction in the medial frontal cortex: a critical evaluation
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 17:1570-81. 2007
    ..We conclude that although the EL hypothesis presents an elegant integrative account of pMFC function, it requires additional empirical support to remain tenable...
  6. ncbi request reprint Knowing good from bad: differential activation of human cortical areas by positive and negative outcomes
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 21:3161-8. 2005
    ..These results support a new hypothesis regarding the neural generators of the FRN, and have important implications for the use of this component as an electrophysiological index of performance monitoring and reward processing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Accounting for sequential trial effects in the flanker task: conflict adaptation or associative priming?
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mem Cognit 34:1260-72. 2006
    ..This pattern of results provides strong evidence that the conflict adaptation effect reflects associative stimulus-response priming instead of conflict-driven adaptations in cognitive control...
  8. pmc Neurocognitive function in dopamine-β-hydroxylase deficiency
    Marieke Jepma
    Leiden University, Institute of Psychology, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:1608-19. 2011
    ..The largely spared neurocognitive function in DβH-deficient patients suggests that other neuromodulators have taken over the function of norepinephrine in the brains of these patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint A goal activation approach to the study of executive function: an application to antisaccade tasks
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 56:198-214. 2004
    ..Theoretical and methodological implications for the study of executive function are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint How does bilingualism improve executive control? A comparison of active and reactive inhibition mechanisms
    Lorenza S Colzato
    Institute for Psychological Research, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:302-12. 2008
    ..Under some circumstances, this ability may indirectly lead to more pronounced reactive inhibition of irrelevant information...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mediofrontal negativities in the absence of responding
    Franc C L Donkers
    Department of Psychology, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:777-87. 2005
    ..The results are discussed in the framework of current conceptions of the FRN and related electrophysiological components...
  12. doi request reprint Temporal expectation and information processing: a model-based analysis
    Marieke Jepma
    Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Cognition 122:426-41. 2012
    ..Our findings provide novel evidence about the psychological processes underlying temporal-expectation effects on reaction time...
  13. doi request reprint The flexible mind is associated with the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158Met polymorphism: evidence for a role of dopamine in the control of task-switching
    Lorenza S Colzato
    Leiden University, Institute for Psychological Research and Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychologia 48:2764-8. 2010
    ..e., less cognitive flexibility), F(1,85)=4.28, p<0.05, than Val/Val homozygous individuals. Our findings support the idea that low prefrontal dopamine levels promote cognitive flexibility...
  14. ncbi request reprint The beneficial effect of concurrent task-irrelevant mental activity on temporal attention
    Christian N L Olivers
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 16:265-9. 2005
    ..This finding raises questions about the fundamental nature of the attentional blink, and suggests that the temporal dynamics of attention are determined by task circumstances that induce either a more or a less distributed state of mind...
  15. ncbi request reprint Performance monitoring in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 134:111-22. 2005
    ..The discrepancy between these results and the results from previous studies is discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic marker of norepinephrine synthesis predicts individual differences in post-error slowing: a pilot study
    Lorenza S Colzato
    Leiden University, Cognitive Psychology Unit and Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 51:2600-4. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Activity in human reward-sensitive brain areas is strongly context dependent
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 25:1302-9. 2005
    ..These results provide important evidence regarding the way in which the brain scales the motivational value of events by the context in which these events occur...
  18. doi request reprint The effects of accessory stimuli on information processing: evidence from electrophysiology and a diffusion model analysis
    Marieke Jepma
    Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research, and Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:847-64. 2009
    ..The visual P1 and N1 amplitudes on accessory-stimulus trials were modulated in a way that is consistent with multisensory energy integration, a possible mechanism for this facilitation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Decision making, the P3, and the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 131:510-32. 2005
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  20. doi request reprint Pupil diameter predicts changes in the exploration-exploitation trade-off: evidence for the adaptive gain theory
    Marieke Jepma
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University and Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1587-96. 2011
    ..These findings provide novel evidence that pupil diameter correlates closely with control state, and are consistent with a role for the LC-NE system in the regulation of the exploration-exploitation trade-off in humans...
  21. pmc Beta receptor-mediated modulation of the late positive potential in humans
    Mischa De Rover
    Cognitive Psychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219:971-9. 2012
    ..Previous work has shown that the LPP reflects the modulation of activity in extrastriate visual cortical structures, but little is known about the source of that modulation...
  22. pmc Functional significance of the emotion-related late positive potential
    Stephen B R E Brown
    Department of Psychology, Cognitive Psychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University Leiden, Netherlands
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:33. 2012
    ..The results provide preliminary evidence that the LPP reflects a global inhibition of activity in visual cortex, resulting in the selective survival of activity associated with the processing of the emotional stimulus...
  23. pmc When moving faces activate the house area: an fMRI study of object-file retrieval
    André W Keizer
    Institute for Psychological Research, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Funct 4:50. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint Reinforcement-related brain potentials from medial frontal cortex: origins and functional significance
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 28:441-8. 2004
    ..Our review is organized around a set of predictions derived from a recent theory, which holds that the ERN is associated with the arrival of a negative reward prediction error signal in anterior cingulate cortex...
  25. ncbi request reprint Errors are foreshadowed in brain potentials associated with action monitoring in cingulate cortex in humans
    K Richard Ridderinkhof
    Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Lett 348:1-4. 2003
    ..We propose that this modulation reflects fluctuations in the efficiency of the action monitoring system, which may occasionally compromise subsequent performance and thus comprise a prelude to performance errors...
  26. doi request reprint The impact of alertness on cognitive control
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Institute of Psychology, Leiden University
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 39:1797-801. 2013
    ..The simulation results suggest that, although the arousal system and cognitive control system may be anatomically distinct, their effects on information processing may interact to produce a seemingly complicated pattern of behavior...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neural dynamics of error processing in medial frontal cortex
    Rogier B Mars
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 28:1007-13. 2005
    ..Specifically, these data illustrate how the anterior cingulate receives evaluative information, indicating that an action has not produced the desired result...
  28. ncbi request reprint The role of the locus coeruleus in mediating the attentional blink: a neurocomputational theory
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, NJ, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 134:291-307. 2005
    ..Finally, the relationship between the authors' neurocomputational theory and existing cognitive theories of the attentional blink is discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint The orienting of visuospatial attention: an event-related brain potential study
    Durk Talsma
    Center for Cognitive Neurosciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:117-29. 2005
    ..This result suggests a relatively late (re)activation in visual areas associated with the processing of stimuli that had not been cued in advance...
  30. ncbi request reprint The beneficial effects of additional task load, positive affect, and instruction on the attentional blink
    Christian N L Olivers
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:364-79. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex shows fMRI response to internal and external error signals
    Clay B Holroyd
    Department of Psychology, Green Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:497-8. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Stimulus modality, perceptual overlap, and the go/no-go N2
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:157-60. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of existing hypotheses of the N2, and clarify why previous studies have not found an N2 modulation in auditory go/no-go tasks...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of electrophysiological activity from medial frontal cortex to utilitarian and performance feedback
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, NJ, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:741-7. 2004
    ..The results are consistent with the view that the two components are manifestations of the same underlying cognitive and neural process...
  34. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological correlates of anterior cingulate function in a go/no-go task: effects of response conflict and trial type frequency
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:17-26. 2003
    ..Instead, the results are consistent with the view that the N2 in go/no-go tasks reflects conflict arising from competition between the execution and the inhibition of a single response...
  35. ncbi request reprint Residual costs in task switching: testing the failure-to-engage hypothesis
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:86-92. 2002
    ..But strong incentives for preparation only marginally increased the estimated preparation probability, suggesting some intrinsic limitation to the ability to achieve endogenous preparation for a task switch on every trial...
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of the medial frontal cortex in cognitive control
    K Richard Ridderinkhof
    Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Science 306:443-7. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Reappraisal modulates the electrocortical response to unpleasant pictures
    Greg Hajcak
    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 6:291-7. 2006
    ..These results indicate that reappraisal modulates early electrocortical activity that is related to emotional salience, and that the LPP is a useful tool for studying emotion regulation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Error-preceding brain activity: robustness, temporal dynamics, and boundary conditions
    Greg Hajcak
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    Biol Psychol 70:67-78. 2005
    ..The onset and duration of the modulation, however, did vary between studies. These results are discussed in terms of response-locked ERPs and action monitoring...
  39. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of attention and control: losing our inhibitions?
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Nat Neurosci 8:1631-3. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Theta phase resetting and the error-related negativity
    Nick Yeung
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:39-49. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the proposed analysis methods cannot provide unambiguous evidence that the ERN is generated by phase resetting of ongoing oscillations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Drink alcohol and dim the lights: the impact of cognitive deficits on medial frontal cortex function
    Nick Yeung
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 7:347-55. 2007
    ..The sensitivity of the MFC to disrupted processing elsewhere in the brain suggests complications in interpreting evidence of disturbed MFC function...
  42. pmc Mental training affects distribution of limited brain resources
    Heleen A Slagter
    Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e138. 2007
    ..Our study supports the idea that plasticity in brain and mental function exists throughout life and illustrates the usefulness of systematic mental training in the study of the human mind...
  43. ncbi request reprint A computational account of altered error processing in older age: dopamine and the error-related negativity
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 2:19-36. 2002
    ..These age changes could be simulated by manipulation of a single parameter of the neurocomputational model, this manipulation corresponding to weakened phasic activity of the mesencephalic dopamine system...