After graduating at Maastricht University from studies Mental Health Sciences at the Faculty of Health Sciences and Biological Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology, he started working as a PhD-student on the project ‘Disgust in relation to specific phobias’ at the Department of Clinical Psychological Science at Maastricht University and obtained his PhD in 2008.
Following, he obtained a post-doc position at Clinical Psychological Science at Maastricht University that ended in 2009. Following, he started at the Rotterdam School of Management as a post-doc researcher. Here, he participates in the EU-funded Pan-European xDelia-project (http://www.xdelia.org) where he examines the role of emotions, and particularly emotion regulation, in financial decision-making. Currently, his research involves investigating the effects of emotion regulation training (e.g., mindfulness) on financial decision-making.
Research interests: emotion regulation, mindfulness, psychophysiology, experimental psychology, disgust