Ap Dijksterhuis

Ph.D

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Radboud University Nijmegen (http://www.ru.nl/english/)
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A.Dijksterhuis@psych.ru.nl

Ap Dijksterhuis is professor at Radboud University Nijmegen. He obtained PhD in 1996 at the Radboud University Nijmegen (at that time still called University of Nijmegen). Between 1996 and 1999 he was a Research Fellow of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2000 he moved to the University of Amsterdam as an Associate professor. In 2002 he became Full professor and in 2006 he moved back to the Radboud University Nijmegen. In 2005, he won both the APA Award for Early Career contributions and the EAESP Kurt Lewin Award. In that same year, he received a 'VICI' grant, the biggest grant of the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO).In 2007 he published a popular psychology book in Dutch called 'Het slimme onbewuste' ('The smart unconscious') which became a bestseller. HP / De Tijd selected Ap Dijksterhuis as one of the top 100 of most influential Dutch people.

He has explored various aspects of the unconscious, but in the end, his endeavors always boil down to the same set of questions: What can we do unconsciously? How sophisticated is the unconscious? Do we really need consciousness, and if so, what does it do?

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2006
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2006
Number of co-authors
4

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Publications

Dijksterhuis, Ap, Bos, Maarten W., Nordgren, Loran F., Baaren, Rick B. van (2006): Complex choices better made unconsciously?. In Science, 313 (0) pp. 760-761.

Dijksterhuis, Ap, Bos, Maarten W., Nordgren, Loran F., Baaren, Rick B. van (2006): Making choices without deliberation. In Science, 312 (0) pp. 1472.

Dijksterhuis, Ap, Bos, Maarten W., Nordgren, Loran F., Baaren, Rick B. van (2006): On making the right choice: The deliberation-without-attention effect. In Science, 311 (0) pp. 1005-1007.

Dijksterhuis, Ap, Bos, Maarten W., Nordgren, Loran F, Baaren, Rick B. van (2006): On making the right choice: the deliberation-without-attention effect. In Science, 311 (5763) pp. 1005-1007.

Bos, Maarten W., Baaren, Rick B. van, Nordgren, Loran F., Dijksterhuis, Ap (2006): Making choices without deliberation. In Science, 312 (5779) pp. 1472-1472. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/312/5779/1472.1.citation