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  1. doi No capture outside the attentional window
    Artem V Belopolsky
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Vision Res 50:2543-50. 2010
  2. pmc Unmasking the attentional blink
    Mark R Nieuwenstein
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:159-69. 2009
  3. doi Impact of responsibility for a misfortune on schadenfreude and sympathy: further evidence
    Wilco W van Dijk
    Department of Social Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Soc Psychol 148:631-6. 2008
  4. doi Hand motor activity, cognition, mood, and the rest-activity rhythm in dementia: a clustered RCT
    Laura H P Eggermont
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 196:271-8. 2009
  5. doi Strong resemblance in the amplitude of oscillatory brain activity in monozygotic twins is not caused by "trivial" similarities in the composition of the skull
    Dennis van 't Ent
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2142-5. 2009
  6. ncbi Ambulatory but sedentary: impact on cognition and the rest-activity rhythm in nursing home residents with dementia
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P279-87. 2008
  7. doi Decision-making in ADHD: sensitive to frequency but blind to the magnitude of penalty?
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:712-22. 2008
  8. doi Collective rationality: the integrative model explains it (as) well
    Paul A M Van Lange
    VU University, Amsterdam, Department of Social Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 128:405-8; discussion 409-12. 2008
  9. ncbi Heritability of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions
    Daniel S van Grootheest
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:473-8. 2008
  10. pmc Speed, variability, and timing of motor output in ADHD: which measures are useful for endophenotypic research?
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 38:121-32. 2008

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  1. doi No capture outside the attentional window
    Artem V Belopolsky
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Vision Res 50:2543-50. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that attentional window plays a crucial role in visual selection and in the occurrence of attentional capture...
  2. pmc Unmasking the attentional blink
    Mark R Nieuwenstein
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:159-69. 2009
    ..These findings show that the root cause of the blink lies in the difficulty of engaging attention twice within a short period of time for 2 temporally discrete target events...
  3. doi Impact of responsibility for a misfortune on schadenfreude and sympathy: further evidence
    Wilco W van Dijk
    Department of Social Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Soc Psychol 148:631-6. 2008
    ..The results support the hypothesis, thereby providing further evidence for the role responsibility plays in emotional reactions to the misfortunes of others...
  4. doi Hand motor activity, cognition, mood, and the rest-activity rhythm in dementia: a clustered RCT
    Laura H P Eggermont
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 196:271-8. 2009
    ..Physical activity such as walking may exert a positive impact on cognition and behaviour in older persons with dementia, but due to the frailty of the population it may be worthwhile to consider other motor activities as well...
  5. doi Strong resemblance in the amplitude of oscillatory brain activity in monozygotic twins is not caused by "trivial" similarities in the composition of the skull
    Dennis van 't Ent
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2142-5. 2009
    ..79 < r < 0.88) of eyes-closed resting-state magnetoencephalogram power, which is insensitive to intervening tissues. These results confirm that brain activity itself is highly heritable...
  6. ncbi Ambulatory but sedentary: impact on cognition and the rest-activity rhythm in nursing home residents with dementia
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P279-87. 2008
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  7. doi Decision-making in ADHD: sensitive to frequency but blind to the magnitude of penalty?
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:712-22. 2008
    ..Decision-making and reinforcement sensitivity were investigated in 23 children with ADHD and 20 healthy controls using a gambling paradigm...
  8. doi Collective rationality: the integrative model explains it (as) well
    Paul A M Van Lange
    VU University, Amsterdam, Department of Social Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 128:405-8; discussion 409-12. 2008
    ..Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,77, 337-349]. This commentary provides an illustration demonstrating that the integrative model is well-suited to account for the findings observed by Colman et al. (2008)...
  9. ncbi Heritability of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions
    Daniel S van Grootheest
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:473-8. 2008
    ..Use of the Contamination dimension could therefore provide a powerful approach for the detection of genetic susceptibility loci that contribute to OCS...
  10. pmc Speed, variability, and timing of motor output in ADHD: which measures are useful for endophenotypic research?
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 38:121-32. 2008
    ..The finding that deficits in motor timing run in ADHD-families suggests this to be a fruitful domain for further exploration in relation to the genetic underpinnings of ADHD...
  11. ncbi Testing the limits of tolerance: how intergroup anxiety amplifies negative and offensive responses to out-group-initiated contact
    Martijn van Zomeren
    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1686-99. 2007
    ..Thus, intergroup anxiety decreased individuals' limits of tolerance by increasing their threat appraisal of out-group-initiated contact. The results are discussed in relation to theories of threat, emotion, and tolerance...
  12. ncbi Motor control in children with ADHD and non-affected siblings: deficits most pronounced using the left hand
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1071-9. 2007
    ..A fruitful area for the search for such endophenotypes may be motor control in children with ADHD, since the disorder is frequently accompanied by motor problems...
  13. ncbi Finding the attractor of anger: bridging the gap between dynamic concepts and empirical data
    Jan B Hoeksma
    Developmental Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Emotion 7:638-48. 2007
    ..Anger accelerates less fast when inhibitory control increases. Results stress the internal dynamics of emotions, and help to bridge the gap between concepts from dynamic systems theory and empirical data...
  14. ncbi Heritability of autistic traits in the general population
    Rosa A Hoekstra
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:372-7. 2007
    ..To explore genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in autistic traits in early adulthood and to test if there is assortative mating (nonrandom partner choice) for autistic traits in the general population...
  15. doi Screening for mood and anxiety disorders with the five-item, the three-item, and the two-item Mental Health Inventory
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 168:250-5. 2009
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  16. doi Promoting cooperation and trust in "noisy" situations: the power of generosity
    Anthon Klapwijk
    Department of Social Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:83-103. 2009
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  17. doi Inhibition of saccadic eye movements to locations in spatial working memory
    Artem V Belopolsky
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:620-31. 2009
    ..In addition, we demonstrate that endogenous attention associated with maintenance of a location in working memory can be dissociated from the attention needed for execution of a saccadic eye movement...
  18. doi Childhood and adolescent anxiety and depression: beyond heritability
    Sanja Franić
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Department of Biological Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:820-9. 2010
    ..To review the methodology of behavior genetics studies addressing research questions that go beyond simple heritability estimation and illustrate these using representative research on childhood and adolescent anxiety and depression...
  19. ncbi Stepped care for depression in primary care: what should be offered and how?
    Annemieke van Straten
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med J Aust 192:S36-9. 2010
    ..Effects of web-based guided self-help could be enhanced by incorporating them in a stepped-care model...
  20. pmc Efficient visual search from synchronized auditory signals requires transient audiovisual events
    Erik Van der Burg
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e10664. 2010
    ..However, a recent study failed to find any evidence for audiovisual integration in visual search even when using synchronized audiovisual events. An important question is what information is critical to observe audiovisual integration...
  21. doi Attachment behaviour towards support staff in young people with intellectual disabilities: associations with challenging behaviour
    J Clasien De Schipper
    Department of Clinical Child and Family Studies and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Intellect Disabil Res 54:584-96. 2010
    ..The study design included professional caregivers' report of young persons' attachment behaviour across different relationships to address the relationship-specific nature of attachment behaviour in a group care context...
  22. pmc A single blind randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioural therapy in a help-seeking population with an At Risk Mental State for psychosis: the Dutch Early Detection and Intervention Evaluation (EDIE-NL) trial
    Judith Rietdijk
    VU University and EMGO Institute of Health and Care Research Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:30. 2010
    ..A single blind randomised controlled trial compares CBT with treatment as usual in preventing or delaying the onset of psychosis...
  23. pmc The effectiveness of a web-based self-help intervention to reduce suicidal thoughts: a randomized controlled trial
    Bregje A J van Spijker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:25. 2010
    ..There is convincing evidence that self-help is effective for a number of mental disorders. In this study the effectiveness for suicidal thoughts is examined...
  24. doi Computer-aided psychotherapy for anxiety disorders: a meta-analytic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:66-82. 2009
    ..Because CP as a whole was as effective as face-to-face psychotherapy, certain forms of CP deserve to be integrated into routine practice...
  25. ncbi [Pain and physical (in)activity in relation to cognition and behaviour in dementia]
    E Scherder
    Afdeling Klinische Neuropsychologie, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 40:270-8. 2009
    ..In the present paper, the various topics will be addressed in this order...
  26. doi No effect of classroom sharing on educational achievement in twins: a prospective, longitudinal cohort study
    T J C Polderman
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:36-40. 2010
    ..This study investigated the effects of sharing a classroom during primary school on cognitive achievement in twins...
  27. pmc Prevention of depression and anxiety in adolescents: a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy and mechanisms of Internet-based self-help problem-solving therapy
    Willemijn Hoek
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:93. 2009
    ..A secondary objective is to test potential mediating and moderating variables in order to gain insight into how the intervention works and for whom it works best...
  28. pmc A brief Web-based screening questionnaire for common mental disorders: development and validation
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 11:e19. 2009
    ..This need can be met by using brief online screening questionnaires, which can also be quickly used to screen patients prior to consultation with a GP...
  29. doi Does reward frequency or magnitude drive reinforcement-learning in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 168:222-9. 2009
    ..Children with ADHD as well as children with ASD displayed difficulties in stimulus-response coupling that were independent of motivational modulations. Possibly, these deficits are related to abnormal reinforcement expectancy...
  30. pmc Neuroimaging of response interference in twins concordant or discordant for inattention and hyperactivity symptoms
    D van 't Ent
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroscience 164:16-29. 2009
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  31. pmc A structural MRI study in monozygotic twins concordant or discordant for attention/hyperactivity problems: evidence for genetic and environmental heterogeneity in the developing brain
    D van 't Ent
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 35:1004-20. 2007
    ..e., high concordant MZ pairs) vs. environmental (i.e., high-low discordant MZ pairs) risk factors. These results provide clues that further our understanding of brain alterations in ADHD...
  32. ncbi Netherlands Twin Register: from twins to twin families
    Dorret I Boomsma
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:849-57. 2006
    ..In this paper we give an update on the YNTR and ANTR phenotyping and on the ongoing ANTR biobank studies...
  33. ncbi Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on memory in elderly with mild cognitive impairment
    Marijn W Luijpen
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 158:349-57. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that TENS did not improve memory in a MCI population. Mechanisms that might underlie the absence of positive effects of the TENS treatment in a MCI population are discussed...
  34. ncbi Aggression, social cognitions, anger and sadness in bullies and victims
    Marina Camodeca
    Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:186-97. 2005
    ..More specifically, we investigated the way in which children interpret social information, which goals they select, how they evaluate their responses and which emotions they express in hypothetical situations...
  35. ncbi 'What about bullying?' An experimental field study to understand students' attitudes towards bullying and victimization in Italian middle schools
    Anna C Baldry
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Educ Psychol 74:583-98. 2004
    ..Attitudes towards bullying at school are influential in understanding and preventing bullying behaviour but they should be measured with reference to the particular conditions under which bullying takes place...
  36. ncbi Deaf children's use of beliefs and desires in negotiation
    Mark Meerum Terwogt
    Vrije Universiteit, Department of Developmental Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 9:27-38. 2004
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  37. ncbi The effects on mortality of brief interventions for problem drinking: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Addiction 99:839-45. 2004
    ..Brief interventions for problem drinking may result in decreased mortality rates. Long-term follow-up studies of brief interventions do not produce a clear answer to the question as to whether these interventions reduce mortality or not...
  38. ncbi Pathological gambling: a comprehensive review of biobehavioral findings
    Anna E Goudriaan
    Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Addicition Research, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 28:123-41. 2004
    ..A framework for future studies is suggested, indicating the need for studies that integrate knowledge from different research areas, and that employ stricter diagnostic screening methods and inclusion of clinical control groups...
  39. ncbi Prioritizing selection of new elements: bottom-up versus top-down control
    Mieke Donk
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Percept Psychophys 65:1231-42. 2003
    ..Instead, prioritization of new elements appears to be a bottom-up process. The implications of these results are discussed in terms of models of attentional control...
  40. ncbi Heritability of attention problems in children: I. cross-sectional results from a study of twins, age 3-12 years
    M J H Rietveld
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 117:102-13. 2003
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed with reference to the clinical setting and in the context of future research...
  41. ncbi Cellular and mucosal immune reactions to mental and cold stress: associations with gender and cardiovascular reactivity
    Gonneke Willemsen
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Psychophysiology 39:222-8. 2002
    ..Mechanisms underlying sIgA reactions are more difficult to determine. Men and women differed in some cell counts, but not in reactivity, although gender influenced sIgA reactions to arithmetic...
  42. ncbi Endogenous saccades are preceded by shifts of visual attention: evidence from cross-saccadic priming effects
    Richard Godijn
    Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 110:83-102. 2002
    ..The results indicate that an endogenous shift of attention precedes endogenous saccades, providing further support for theories of visual selection that assume a tight coupling between attention and saccades...
  43. ncbi How to overcome the detrimental effects of noise in social interaction: the benefits of generosity
    Paul A M Van Lange
    Department of Social Psychology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:768-80. 2002
    ..The Discussion outlines implications of the present work for theories focusing on self-presentation and attribution, communication, and trust and prorelationship behavior...
  44. ncbi Toward understanding why fairness matters: the influence of mortality salience on reactions to procedural fairness
    K van den Bos
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 79:355-66. 2000
    ..It is argued that these findings suggest that fairness especially matters to people when they are uncertain about fundamental aspects of human life such as human mortality...
  45. ncbi Genetic factor analyses of specific cognitive abilities in 5-year-old Dutch children
    M J Rietveld
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 30:29-40. 2000
    ..The phenotypic data was best described by an oblique two-factor model. This model was not mirrored in the factor structures found for either the genetic or environmental covariances...
  46. ncbi Which executive functioning deficits are associated with AD/HD, ODD/CD and comorbid AD/HD+ODD/CD?
    Jaap Oosterlaan
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:69-85. 2005
    ..The presence of comorbid AD/HD accounts for the EF deficits in children with comorbid AD/HD+ODD/CD. These results suggest that EF deficits are unique to AD/HD and support the model proposed by R. A. Barkley (1997)...
  47. ncbi Low basal salivary cortisol is associated with teacher-reported symptoms of conduct disorder
    Jaap Oosterlaan
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 134:1-10. 2005
    ..The results support biologically based models of antisocial behavior in children that involve reduced autonomic activity...
  48. ncbi Examining differential effects of psychological treatment of depressive disorder: an application of trajectory analyses
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 89:137-46. 2005
    ..Modern techniques for longitudinal data analysis can be helpful in examining differential effects of psychological interventions on specific subpopulations of patients...
  49. ncbi On the waxing and waning of working memory: action orientation moderates the impact of demanding relationship primes on working memory capacity
    Nils B Jostmann
    Department of Social Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:1716-28. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that action versus state orientation moderates the impact of situational demands on working memory capacity...
  50. ncbi The association between exercise participation and well-being: a co-twin study
    J H Stubbe
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 44:148-52. 2007
    ..We investigated the association between leisure time exercise participation and well-being (i.e., life satisfaction and happiness) and examined the causality underlying this association...
  51. ncbi Procedural justice and the hedonic principle: how approach versus avoidance motivation influences the psychology of voice
    Jan Willem van Prooijen
    Department of Social Psychology, Free University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:686-97. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that people's motivational orientations stimulate their fairness-based reactions to voice procedures...
  52. ncbi Implementation of a combined association-linkage model for quantitative traits in linear mixed model procedures of statistical packages
    A Leo Beem
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:325-33. 2006
    ..We also briefly mention a few extensions of the model that become naturally available once the model is implemented in such procedures...
  53. ncbi Pain intensity and pain affect in relation to white matter changes
    Joukje M Oosterman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 125:74-81. 2006
    ..These results suggest that pain experience may change as a result of aging and that white matter changes might be indicative for these alterations...
  54. ncbi Retributive reactions to suspected offenders: the importance of social categorizations and guilt probability
    Jan Willem van Prooijen
    Department of Social Psychology, Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:715-26. 2006
    ..It is concluded that guilt probability moderates the influence of social categorizations on people's retributive reactions to suspected offenders...
  55. ncbi Heritability and stability of resting blood pressure in Australian twins
    Jouke Jan Hottenga
    Department of Biological Psychology and the Center for Neurogenomics and Clinical Research, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:205-9. 2006
    ..These results replicate an earlier finding in Dutch twins that also showed stability of the contribution of genetic factors to blood pressure tracking...
  56. pmc Strategies in probabilistic categorization: results from a new way of analyzing performance
    Martijn Meeter
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Learn Mem 13:230-9. 2006
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  57. ncbi Error-processing of oculomotor capture
    Artem V Belopolsky
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Res 1081:171-8. 2006
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  58. ncbi Individual differences in puberty onset in girls: Bayesian estimation of heritabilities and genetic correlations
    Stéphanie M van den Berg
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 36:261-70. 2006
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  59. ncbi Heritability of background EEG across the power spectrum
    D J A Smit
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychophysiology 42:691-7. 2005
    ..We conclude that across the scalp and most of the frequency spectrum, individual differences in adult EEG are largely determined by genetic factors...
  60. ncbi Spreading the sparing: against a limited-capacity account of the attentional blink
    Christian N L Olivers
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststr 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Res 71:126-39. 2007
    ..The findings argue against a limited-capacity account of the blink and suggest a strong role for attentional control processes that may be overzealously applied...
  61. ncbi A twin-family study of the association between employment, burnout and anxious depression
    Christel M Middeldorp
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherland
    J Affect Disord 90:163-9. 2006
    ..Earlier studies have shown that employment and burnout are related to anxiety and depression. This twin-family study investigates to what extent these associations are caused by shared etiological factors...
  62. ncbi Effects of work stress on ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate, and heart rate variability
    T G Vrijkotte
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 35:880-6. 2000
    ..The results from the present study suggest that the detrimental effects of work stress are partly mediated by increased heart rate reactivity to a stressful workday, an increase in systolic blood pressure level, and lower vagal tone...