Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Kathleen Vancleef

Research Associate

Background

Kathleen Vancleef obtained her PhD in Experimental Psychology at the University of Leuven. She studied the neural mechanisms of contour and texture perception in psychophysical and neuropsychological experiments. Besides this fundamental research questions, she applied her knowledge of perceptual organisation in the development of diagnostic tests for visual perception. As a postdoctoral researcher at the same university, she investigated the influence of brain stimulation on learning of a bimanual task. Kathleen is currently working on the ASTEROID project. She manages patient and public involvement and works closely with the orthoptists and the game developers. Following test development, she  evaluates the validity of the test and coordinates the collection of a norm sample.

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