dr. (Diane) H.A.E.M. Pecher

Endowed Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Brain and Cognition
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
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Telephone
+31 10 4088625
Email
pecher@essb.eur.nl

Latest academic publication

R.A. Zwaan, D. Pecher, G. Paolacci, S. Bouwmeester, P.P.J.L. Verkoeijen, K. Dijkstra & R. Zeelenberg (2018). Participant Nonnaivete and the Reproducibility of Cognitive Psychology. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Accepted. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13423-017-1348-y

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      • D. Pecher & R.A. Zwaan (2005). Grounding cognition: The role of perception and action in memory, language, and thinking. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
      • D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2015). Embodied Knowledge. In R Scott & S Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons
      • D. Pecher (2014). The role of motor affordances in visual working memory. In E. Machery & J. Prinz (Eds.), The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication: Perception and Concepts. New Prairie Press.
      • D. Pecher & P. Winkielman (2013). Grounded Cognition and Social Interaction. In B. Kaldis (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
      • D. Pecher (2013). The perceptual representation of mental categories. In D. Reisberg (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press
      • D. Pecher, I. Boot & S. Van Dantzig (2011). Abstract concepts: Sensory-motor grounding, metaphors, and beyond. In B. Ross (Ed.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, vol. 54 (pp. 217-248). Burlington: Academic Press
      • L.W. Barsalou, D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg, W.K. Simmons & S.B. Hamann (2005). Multi-modal simulation in conceptual processing. In W. Ahn, R.L. Goldstone, B.C. Love, A. Markman & P. Wolff (Eds.), Categorization inside and outside the lab: Festschrift in honor of Douglas L. Medin (pp. 249-270). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association
      • D. Pecher & R.A. Zwaan (2005). Introduction to grounding cognition. In D. Pecher & R.H. Zwaan (Eds.), Grounding cognition: The role of perception and action in memory, language, and thinking (pp. 1-7). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
      • R. Zeelenberg, D. Pecher & J.G.W. Raaijmakers (2003). Associative repetition priming: A selective review and theoretical implications. In J. Bowers & C. Marsolek (Eds.), Rethinking implicit memory (pp. 261-283). Oxford: Oxford University Press
      • R. Zeelenberg, D. Pecher & E.M. Wagenmakers (2003). Enemies and friends in the neighborhood: Orthographic similarity effects in an semantic categorization task. In s. a. (Ed.), Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society (8) (pp. 49-49). Austin, Texas: Psychonomic Society
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg & E.M. Wagenmakers (2003). Enemies and friends in the neighborhood: Orthographic similarity effects in an semantic categorization task. In T. Bajo & J. Lupiánez (Eds.), Abstracts of the XIII Conference of the European Society of Cognitive Psychology (pp. 281-281). Granada: Universidad de Granada
      • K. Zanolie, S. van Dantzig, I. Boot, J.. Wijnen, J.W. van Strien & D. Pecher (2008). Does power shift ones attention on a vertical dimension? An ERP study. In 49 th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society Vol. 13. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society
      • D. Pecher (2011). Motor affordance and visual working memory. 13th NVP Winter Conference: Egmond aan zee (2011, december 16 - 2011, december 17).
      • D. Pecher (2011). Motor affordance and visual working memory. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Seattle (2011, november 3 - 2011, november 6).
      • D. Pecher (2010). Motor affordance and visual working memory. Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference: Bend, OR, USA (2010, juli 31 - 2010, augustus 5).
      • K. Zanolie & D. Pecher (2010). Number-Induced Shifts in Spatial Attention: How automatic are They? 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: St. Louis, Missouri (2010, november 18 - 2010, november 21).
      • S. Oosterwijk, P. Winkielman, D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg, M. Rotteveel & A.M. Fischer (2009). Mental states inside out: Processing sentences that differ in internal and external focus produces switching costs. 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: Amsterdam.
      • I. Boot & D. Pecher (2009). Quantity in different contexts: the role of verticality. The 50th Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society: Boston, USA.
      • I. Boot & D. Pecher (2009). Quantity in different sentence contexts: the role of verticality. The 5th NWO (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) Cognition Autumnschool: Doorwerth, Netherlands.
      • D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2009). Enemies and friends in the neighborhood must sound similar. 16th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology: Krakow, Poland.
      • I. Boot & D. Pecher (2009). Quantity in different sentence contexts: the role of verticality. Annual Meeting of Society for Text and Discourse: Rotterdam, Netherlands.
      • Y. Jang, J.T. Wixted, D. Huber, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2009). Is it better to cram or practice? The testing effect as a function of item difficulty. 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Boston, USA.
      • K. Zanolie, J.W. van Strien & D. Pecher (2009). Effects of number magnitude op spatial attention and response bias. 50th annual meeting of the Psychonomic society: Boston, USA.
      • K. Zanolie, S. van Dantzig, I. Boot, J.. Wijnen & D. Pecher (2009). Power shifts attention on a vertical dimension: An ERP study. 16th Annual Meeting Cognitive Neuroscience Society: San Francisco, USA (2009, maart 21 - 2009, maart 24).
      • K. Zanolie, S. van Dantzig, I. Boot, J.. Wijnen & D. Pecher (2009). Spatial shift of attention by power: An ERP study. ESCOP: Krakau, Poland (2009, september 4).
      • I. Boot & D. Pecher (2009). Metaphorical mapping during decision tasks. The 16th Meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP): Krakow, Poland.
      • R. Zeelenberg, G. Camp & D. Pecher (2008). Are independent cues independent? Seventh Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference: Madonna di Campiglio, Italy (2008, juli 1).
      • E.M. Wagenmakers, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2007). A REM Model for Animal Decision. 48th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Long Beach, USA (2007, november 1).
      • E.M. Wagenmakers, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2007). A REM Model for Animal Decision. 6th Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference (ASIC): Kalymnos, Greece (2007, juni 1).
      • S. van Dantzig, D. Pecher & R.A. Zwaan (2007). Moving `Love away: approach and avoidance as action effects. NVP Winter Conference: Egmond aan Zee (2007, december 1).
      • G. Camp, D. Pecher & H.G. Schmidt (2007). Is retrieval-induced forgetting cue-independent? 15th Meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP): Marseille, France (2007, augustus 1).
      • D. Pecher, E.M. Wagenmakers & R. Zeelenberg (2007). Bricks don't breathe: Semantic decisions are made by weighing evidence for and against category membership. 11th Conference of the Dutch Psychonomic Society (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie): Egmond aan Zee (2007, december 1).
      • S. van Dantzig, D. Pecher & R.A. Zwaan (2007). Moving words: How action effects cause motion congruency. European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP): Marseille, France (2007, augustus 1).
      • G. Camp, D. Pecher, H.G. Schmidt & R. Zeelenberg (2007). Independent cues are not independent. Psychonomic Society 48th Annual Meeting: (2007, november 16).
      • G. Camp, D. Pecher, H.G. Schmidt & R. Zeelenberg (2007). The role of interference and inhibition in retrieval-induced forgetting. 11th Winter Conference of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie: (2007, december 14).
      • I. Boot & D. Pecher (2007). Similarity is closeness: a perceptual task. Europian Society for Cognitive Psychology: Marseille, France (2007, augustus 1).
      • I. Boot & D. Pecher (2007). Similarity is closeness: a perceptual task. fourth NWO Cognition Autumn School: Doorwerth, Netherlands (2007, oktober 1).
      • D. Pecher, E.M. Wagenmakers & R. Zeelenberg (2007). Bricks don't breathe: Semantic decisions are made by weighing evidence for and against category membership. 48th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Long Beach, USA (2007, november 1).
      • C.J. Madden & D. Pecher (2007). The Force Behind Language: Are Concrete and Abstract Sentences Understood in Terms of Underlying Force Patterns? 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse: Glasgow, Scotland (2007, juli 1).
      • D. Pecher, J. De Rooij & R. Zeelenberg (2007). Enemies and friends in the (orthographic) neighborhood. 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse: Glasgow, Scotland (2007, juli 1).
      • D. Pecher, S. van Dantzig & I. Boot (2007). The Role of Image Schemas in Representing Abstract Concepts. Multimodal Metaphor Workshop: Driebergen (2007, mei 1).
      • D. Pecher, S. van Dantzig, K. Zanolie, R.A. Zwaan & R. Zeelenberg (2007). Activation and retention of modality-specific information during language comprehension. 15th conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP): Marseille, France (2007, augustus 1).
      • D. Pecher, S. van Dantzig, K. Zanolie, R.A. Zwaan & R. Zeelenberg (2007). Activation and retention of modality-specific information during language comprehension. Embodied Sentence Processing Conference: Saarbrücke, Germany (2007, augustus 1).
      • S. van Dantzig, D. Pecher & R.A. Zwaan (2007). Moving words: How action effects cause motion congruency. Tufts Initiative on Emerging Trends in Psychology ¿Building Meaning from Language¿: Boston, MA (2007, juni 1).
      • D. Pecher & C.J. Madden (2006). The role of Force Dynamics in sentence comprehension. Memory and Text Comprehension Meeting: Montpellier (2006, september 1).
      • D. Pecher & G. Camp (2006). Retrieval induced forgetting. Annual Summer Interdisciplinairy Conference: Andalsnes (2006, juni 1).
      • R. Zeelenberg & D. Pecher (2015). The Role of Motor Simulations in Long-Term Memory for Object Pictures and Words. Psychonomic Society: Chicago (2015, november 19 - 2015, november 22).
      • M. de Jonge, G.G. van Eersel, D. Pecher, P.P.J.L. Verkoeijen & H.K. Tabbers (2015). A Metacognitive Catch 22: Over and Under-Confidence During Paired Associate Learning. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Chicago, Illinois, USA (2015, november 19 - 2015, november 22).
      • M.O. de Jonge, H.K. Tabbers, D. Pecher, Y. Jang & R. Zeelenberg (2013). The efficacy of self-paced study in multitrial learning. 13th Conference of the Dutch Psychonomic Society: Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands.
      • R. Zeelenberg, M.O. de Jonge, H. van Mierlo & D. Pecher (2013). Using tests to improve memory: support for a transfer-appropriate processing account. 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Toronto, Canada.
      • M.O. de Jonge, H.K. Tabbers, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2013). The effect of presentation rate on foreign language vocabulary learning. 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Toronto, Canada.
      • S. Roest, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2013). Grasping beer mugs revisited: do handles facilitate motor responses? 13th Conference of the Dutch Psychonomic Society: Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands.
      • M.O. de Jonge, H.K. Tabbers, Y. Jang, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2012). Self-Paced Study Beats Fixed-Paced Study. 53rd Annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Minneapolis (2012, november 15 - 2012, november 18).
      • M.O. de Jonge, H. Tabbers, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2010). The Effect of Study Time Distribution on the Learning and Retention of Paired Associates. 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: St. Louis (2010, november 18 - 2010, november 22).
      • M.O. de Jonge, H. Tabbers, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2010). The Effect of Study Time Distribution on the Learning and Retention of Paired Associates. Paper presented at the Graduate Research Day: Rotterdam (2010, september 30).
      • M.O. de Jonge, D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2009). The testing effect in a paired-associate learning paradigm; How to alternate study and test trials to optimize learning. Poster presented at 12th Conference of the Dutch Psychonomic Society: Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands.
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg, M.O. de Jonge, T. Pelgrim, K. Timmer & H.K. Tabbers (2009). The testing effect: Lowering the rate of forgetting. 34th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: Jackson, Wyoming, USA.
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg, M. de Jonge, T. Pelgrim, K. Timmer & H. Tabbers (2008). The testing effect: Lowering the rate of forgetting. Annual Summer Interdisciplinairy Conference: Madonna di Campiglio (2008, juli 1).
      • D. Pecher (2006). The role of perception and action in conceptual representation. Royal Holloway University of London: London (2006, februari 1).
      • G. Camp, D. Pecher & H.G. Schmidt (2006). Is retrieval-induced forgetting context-specific? Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting 2006: Houston (2006, november 18).
      • S. van Dantzig, D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg & L.W. Barsalau (2006). Interaction between perception and conceptual processing. 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Houston, TX, USA (2006, november 1).
      • R. Zeelenberg, I. Boot & D. Pecher (2005). Activating the critical lure during study is unnecessary for false recognition. Ninth Conference of the Dutch Psychonomic Society: Egmond aan Zee (2005, januari 1 - 2005, januari 1).
      • R. Zeelenberg, D. Pecher & E.M. Wagenmakers (2004). Enemies and friends in the neighborhood: orthographic similarity effects in a semantic categorization task. Third Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference: Cavalese, Italy (2004, juli 1).
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg & L.W. Barsalou (2004). Modality effects in conceptual representations. Third Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference: Cavalese, Italy (2004, juli 1).
      • G. Camp, D. Pecher & H.G. Schmidt (2004). Retrieval-induced forgetting in implicit memory tests: the role of test awareness. Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting 2004: Minneapolis, USA (2004, november 18).
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg & E.M. Wagenmakers (2003). Enemies and friends in the neighborhood: Orthographic similarity effects in an semantic categorization task. 13 th conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology: Granada (2003, september 1).
      • R. Zeelenberg, D. Pecher & E.M. Wagenmakers (2003). Enemies and friends in the neighborhood: Orthographic similarity effects in an semantic categorization task. 9th Conference of the Dutch Psychonomic Society: Egmond aan Zee (2003, december 1).
      • R. Zeelenberg, D. Pecher & E.M. Wagenmakers (2003). Enemies and friends in the neighborhood: Orthographic similarity effects in an semantic categorization task. 44th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Vancouver (2003, november 1).
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg & L.W. Barsalou (2002). Conceptual representations: Evidence for perceptual symbols. Percepts and Concepts lab. Indiana University: Bloomington, USA (2002, mei 1).
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg & L.W. Barsalou (2002). Conceptual representations are embodied and componential. Annual Summer Interdisclipinary Conference: Squamish, Canada (2002, augustus 1).
      • D. Pecher (2002). Representations are embodied and componential. The Department of Experimental Psychologie: Universiteit Leiden (2002, november 1).
      • D. Pecher, R. Zeelenberg & L.W. Barsalou (2002). Verifying properties from different modalities for concepts produces switching costs. 43rd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society: Kansas City, Missouri (2002, november 1).
      • D. Pecher (Ed.). (2013) Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
      • D. Pecher (2016, november 18). Curb your embodiment. Amsterdam, Abstract Concepts: Structure, Processing and Modeling.
      • D. Pecher & R. Zeelenberg (2016, juli 6). Grasp compatibility for object representations. Selva, Italy, Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference.
      • D. Pecher, A. Van Straaten, Y.C. Teh, R. Merkx, L.W. Barsalou & R. Zeelenberg (2014, augustus 19). Are abstract concepts situated in concrete experience? Rotterdam, Embodied and Situated Language Processing.
  • Endowed Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Brain and Cognition
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31 10 4088625

    Associate Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Brain and Cognition
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31 10 4088625

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam