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Jennifer Becker

PhD candidate

J.M. Becker MSc
+31 71 527 NVT

Short CV

After a Bachelor in Psychology at Leiden University (2015) and a Research Master in Psychology, focusing on Cognitive Neurosciences (2018), Jennifer Becker started as a junior researcher at the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University and aims to pursue a PhD in the future.


Her interests lies in the biological and neurological mechanisms underlying psychological and behavioral phenomena. Currently, she works on psychophysiological mechanisms of attentional processes in acute and chronic itch and pain in healthy participants. She investigates attentional disengagement by means of behavioral tasks, eye-tracking, EEG and somatosensory stimulations.

PhD candidate

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Gezondheids, Medische- Neuropsychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number nvt



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