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Jurriaan Witteman


Dr. J. Witteman
+31 71 527 8031

Jurriaan Witteman is a Lecturer at the Centre for Linguistics.

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I am a post-doctoral researcher interested in how the human brain processes auditory information such as prosody and music. Furthermore, I am interested in effects of substance use on brain function and the neural basis of addiction. I use neuroimaging methods to do research on these topics.

Fields of interest

  • neural basis of speech melody (prosody) perception
  • neural basis of music perception
  • neuropsychopharmacology
  • neural mechanisms of addiction

Teaching activities

2014 - Lecturer in statistics, research methods and neurolinguistics.

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2014 - Lecturer at LUCL and LIBC
  • 2014: PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, Leiden University
  • 2012-2014: Researcher at the Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy
  • 2008-2014: PhD candidate at LUCL and LIBC
  • 2005-2007: Research assistant at Utrecht academic hospital
  • 2005: Msc in Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Amsterdam


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Univ Centre for Linguistics
  • LUCL Taalwetenschap

Work address

van Wijkplaats
Van Wijkplaats 2
2311 BX Leiden
Room number 2.02b



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