Here you can find more information on projects taken place in 2015-2020.

Projects 2015

1. Identity representation and attraction on Tinder
Coordinators:
– Dr. Piia Varis (DCU)
– Dr. Alexander Schouten (DCI)
Research Trainees:
– Daniëlle Bleize
– Dimitrios Ntinas

2. The role of the contents of song lyrics within rituals
Coordinators:
– Prof. dr. Martin Hoondert (DCU)
– Dr. Menno van Zaanen (DCI)
Research Trainees:
– Lonneke Snijders
– Michael Spikmans

3. Evaluative responses to normative and pragmatic violations in digital  language use
Coordinators:
– Dr. Peter Broeder (DCU)
– Dr. C.H. van Wijk (DCI)
Research Trainee:
– Aafke Lettinga

4. Methodological innovation in the study of language contact: judgement tasks and dialogue experiments
Coordinators:
– Prof. dr. Ad Backus (DCU)
– Dr. Paul Vogt (DCI)
Research Trainees:
– Vinicius Macuch
– Stevan Ulama

5. The interaction of words and constructions in artificial and natural language learning (a) in collaboration with A Cross-linguistic Study in Processing Auditory Recursive Structures (b)
Coordinators (a):
– Prof. dr. Ad Backus (DCU)
– Dr. Maria Mos (DCI)
– Dr. Afra Alishahi (DCI)
Research Trainee:
– Marie Barking
Coordinators (b):
– Prof. dr. Jan Sprenger (DFI – TiLPS)
– Prof. dr. Emiel Krahmer (DCI – TiCC)
– Dr. Jun Lai (DFI & DCI)
Research Trainee:
– Chiara de Jong

6. Realizing one’s ideology: the rise of the Islamic State
Coordinators:
– Dr. Jan Jaap de Ruiter (DCU)
– Dr. Bert van de Ven (DFI)
Research Trainee:
– Vino Avanesi
7. Cultural Influences on Play Styles (CIPS)
Coordinators:
– Dr. ir. Pieter Spronck (DCI)
– Prof. dr. Kutlay Yagmur (DCU)
Research Trainee:
– Marjolein de Vries

Projects 2016

1. A robot tutor for academic language learning of preschool children
Coordinators:
– Dr. Paul Vogt (DCI)
– Dr. Rian Aarts (DCU)
Research Trainees:
– Chiara de Jong
– Peta Baxter

2. Front or back: Self-representation and facial expressions in digital media
Coordinators:
– Dr. Martin Goudbeek (DCI)
– Dr. Piia Varis (DCU)
– Dr. Alexander Schouten (DCI)
Research Trainees:
– Anita Slonimka
– Sabine Pappas

3. A fine-grained analysis of music played during rituals
Coordinators:
– Dr. Martin Hoondert (DCU)
– Dr. Menno van Zaanen (DCI)
Research Trainees:
– Margaret Steenbakker
– Doris van der Smissen

4. Brabos online: Local and regional identities on social media
Coordinators:
– Prof. dr. A. P. C. Swanenberg (DCU)
– Dr. Alexander Schouten (DCI)
– Dr. M. L. Antheunis (DCI)
– S. Wagemakers MSc. (DCU)
Research Trainees:
– Femke van Geffen
– Suleika Gommers

5. Passing on freedom: A digital monument for Tilburg University’s community
(for a Dutch version, click here)
Coordinators:
– Prof. dr. Erik Borgman (TCC)
– Dr. Lisabeth Hoeven (TCC)
– Dr. Juliette Schaafsma (DCI)
Research Trainees:
– Wessel Kouw
– Arnold van der Werff

Projects 2017

1. The effect of L1 use in L2 tutoring using social robots
Coordinators:
– Dr. Paul Vogt
– Dr. Rian Aarts
Trainees:
– Marie Barking
– Hande Sodaci

2. Wat zou jij doen? Een tv-documentaire en webinar over dilemma’s van studenten in oorlogstijd
Coordinators:
– Prof. dr. Erik Borgman
– Dr. Liesbeth Hoeven
– Dr. Juliette Schaafsma
Trainees:
– Laura Vromans
– Odette van Spaandonk

3. Why can’t we just get along? Three interventions to promote intellectual humility
Coordinators:
– Dr. Matteo Colombo
– Dr. Piia Varis
– Dr. Mark Brandt
Trainees:
– Zhasmina Kostadinova
– Kevin Strangmann

4. Dutch song texts and changing attitudes towards death
Coordinators:
– Dr. Martin Hoondert
– Dr. Menno van Zaanen
Trainees:
– Marlies Arts
– Femke van Geffen

5. Free speech reconsidered: Parrèsiastès and the changing Dutch public sphere, an interdisciplinary study
Coordinators:
– Prof. dr. Martine Prange
– Prof dr. Odile Heynders
Trainees:
– Gitta Cafferman
– Rab Nawaz

6. Caught between autonomy and control: A qualitative inquiry into how tweens and their parents negotiate remote supervision via mobile technologies
Coordinators:
– Dr. Mariek Vanden Abeele
– Prof. dr. Ad Backus
Trainees:
– Manouk Boelhouwers
– Maud Willemen

7. Negotiating legibility: Bridging the gap between close and distant reading
Coordinators:
– Dr. Inge van de Ven
– Dr. Menno van Zaanen
Trainees:
– Christoph Aurnhammer
– Iris Cuppen

Projects 2018

1.  Communicative aspects of decision aides for cancer patients making a decision about treatment: Qualitative and quantitative approaches 
Coordinators:
– Prof. dr. Emiel Krahmer
– Prof. dr. Steffen Pauws
– Prof. dr. Jenny Slatman
Research Trainees:
– Ties van Gemert
– Kim Tenfelde

2. Behaviorism in the History of Psychology and Philosophy: A Digital Humanities Approach
Coordinators:
– Dr. Sander Verhaegh
– Dr. Jan Engelen
Research Trainees:
– Ties van Gemert
– Michiel Braat

3. Using human in the loop to bridge the gap between close and distant reading
Coordinators:
– Dr. Inge van de Ven
– Dr. Menno van Zaanen
Research Trainees:
– Margaret Steenbakker
– Charmian Lim

4. Mining time-series data to predict positive and negative outcomes from mobile phone usage
Coordinators:
– Dr. Mariek Vanden Abeele
– Dr. Andrew Hendrickson
Research Trainees:
– Gytha Muller
– Catherine Schweitzer

5. Teacher-based design of social robots for L2 education
Coordinators:
– Dr. Paul Vogt
– Dr. Rian Aarts
Research Trainees:
– Nicole Goossens
– Elise van Wonderen

6. Gains and Losses: From books to screen mediated means for teaching integration courses to newly arrived migrants in the Netherlands
Coordinators:
– Dr. Massimiliano Spotti
– Dr. Rein Cozijn
Research Trainees:
– Jan Dijsselbloem
– Boudewijn Henskens

7. Supporting metacognitive awareness and control with pupil size sonification
Coordinators:
– Dr. Alwin de Rooij
– Hanna Schraffenberger BEng MSc
Research Trainee:
– Manon Marinussen

8. Diggit Paper Assist: Developing a digital writing tool for students
Coordinators:
– Dr. Tom van Nuenen
– ir. Rianne Conijn MA
Research Trainee:
– Kelly Wijnen

Projects 2018-2019

1.  Assessing e-health opportunities for new clinical domains to reverse headache chronification and improve family-centered neonatal care
Coordinators:
– Prof. Dr. Marjolijn Antheunis
– Prof. Dr. Emiel Krahmer
– Prof. Dr. Steffen Pauws
– Dr. Mirela Habibovic
– Prof. Dr. Johan Denollet 
Research Trainees:
– Daniëlle van de Graaf
– Kim Tenfelde

2. Towards personalized memory diagnostics from large-scale online data
Coordinators:
– Dr. Willem Huijbers
– Dr. Kyle Lang
Research Trainees:
– Dan Hudson
– Ronja Rönnback

3. RAINMAN: Researching Autistic traits via INovative tools to Measure and Ameliorate Nonverbal skills
Coordinators:
– Prof. Dr. Marc Swerts
– Prof. Dr. Jean Vroomen
Research Trainees:
– András Adám
– Lonneke Scheper

4. Does smartphone use make adolescents depressed? A data scientific approach to examine the psychological correlates of smartphone usage
Coordinators:
– Dr. Mariek Vanden Abeele
– Dr. Andrew Hendrickson
– Dr. Loes Keijsers
Research Trainees:
– Megan van Meer
– Tudor Paisa

5. Motivation in second language tutoring using social robots
Coordinators:
– Dr. Rian Aarts
– Dr. Paul Vogt
– Prof. Dr. Jaap Denissen
Research Trainees:
– Peggy van Minkelen
– Vinicio Ntouvlis

Projects 2019-2020

1.  Monitoring menopause: Studying self-tracking technologies and their implications for bodily experiences
Coordinators:
– Dr. Marjolein de Boer (DCU)
– Dr. Nadine Bol (DCC)
– Prof. Dr. Jenny Slatman (DCU)
– Prof. Dr. Emiel Krahmer (DCC) 
Research Trainees:
– Teddy Eliëns
– Marieke Hendriks

2. The cognitive turn in psychology: The narrative and the numbers
Coordinators:
– Dr. Sander Verhaegh (DFI)
– Dr. Jan Engelen (DCC)
Research Trainees:
– Loura Collignon
– Gurpreet Pannu

3. You had to be there: Virtual experience and moral knowledge
Coordinators:
– Dr. Michal Klincewicz (DCA)
– Dr. Amanda Cawston (DFI)
– Dr. Nathan Wildman (DFI)
Research Trainees:
– Mitchell Kuppens
– Gianluca Guglielmo

4. VR creativity: The neural correlates of creative ideation and cognitive absorption in virtual reality environments
Coordinators:
– Dr. Maryam Alimardani (DCA)
– Dr. Alwin de Rooij (DCC)
Research Trainees:
– Arati Sharma
– Peter Konieczek

5. Implementing social robots in educational practice: Developing linguistic skills of preschool children by storytelling with a social robot
Coordinators:
– Dr. Paul Vogt (DCA)
– Dr. Rian Aarts (DCU)
Research Trainees:
– Daniele Pretolesi
– Seda Zirh

6. Regaining trust: Traversing the humanities and social sciences
Coordinators:
– Dr. Gerwin van der Laan (UCT)
– Dr. David Janssens (DFI)
Research Trainee:
– Bianka Demeter