Executive Commitee
Current Members

PRESIDENT: ​Olivier Luminet (UCLouvain)

Specific Tasks: Board of scientific affairs; EFPA liason

Research Topics: Emotion, Personality, Health, Memory 

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PAST PRESIDENT: Johan Wagemans (KU Leuven)

Research Topics: Perception, Visual Cognition, Psychoaesthetics, (Perception and Learning in) Autism, Disorders of Visual Perception and Attention

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SECRETARY: Alain Van Hiel (UGent)

Specific Tasks: Co-ordinator best master thesis

Research Topics: Social Psychology, Political psychology, Ethnic prejudice, Group Dynamics



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TREASURER: Eva Van den Bussche (KU Leuven)

Research Topics: Cognitive psychology, experimental psychology, cognition

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Research Topics: Experimental psychology, neuropsychology, functional neuroimaging, developmental psychology, Language, memory

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ADVISOR: Jan De Houwer (UGent)

Specific Tasks: Communication (website); IUPsyS liason

Research Topics: Learning, social cognition, cognition & emotion, cognitive psychology, experimental psychopathology

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ADVISOR: Wim Gevers (ULB)

Research Topics: Metacognition, cognitive control, numerical cognition

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ADVISOR: Mandy Rossignol (UMons)

Research Topics: Psychopathology and mental health in youths, Cognitive biases in anxiety disorders, Interoceptive awareness and self-evaluative biases in anxiety

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ADVISOR: Dinska Van Gucht (Thomas More / KU Leuven)

Specific Tasks: Communication (social media) ; Best bachelor thesis award

Research Topics: Health-related behaviors (e.g., smoking, chocolate craving) & conditioning, Prevention of relapse, Tobacco Harm Reduction (e.g., vaping)

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ADVISOR: Gilles Vannuscorps (UCLouvain)

Specific Tasks: Coordination with the junior board

Research Topics: Cognitive neuropsychology, Cognitive neuroscience, Vision (biological movement, actions), Language

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ADVISOR: Tim Vantilborgh (VUB)

Specific Tasks: Coordination with the junior board

Research Topics: Organizational Behavior, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Research Methods, Psychological contracts, Social exchange theory, Temporal  dynamics, Volunteering, Personality

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Past Presidents
  • 2014-17 Johan Wagemans (KUL)

  • 2011-14 Steve Majerus (ULg)

  • 2008-11 Marc Brysbaert (UGent)

  • 2005-08 Axel Cleeremans (ULB)

  • 2003-05 André Vandierendonck (UGent)

  • 1999-2003 Frank Van Overwalle (VUB)

  • 1996-99 Bernard Rimé (UCL)

  • 1994-96 Gery d'Ydewalle (KUL)

  • 1990-93 De Keyser (ULG)

  • 1987-90 Leni Verhofstadt (UGent)

  • 1984-87 Paul Bertelson (ULB)

  • 1981-84 Janssen (KUL)

  • 1979-81 Jean Costermans (UCL)

  • 1978-79 Osterrieth (ULB)

  • 1975-77 De Coster (UGent)

  • 1972-74 De Waele (VUB)