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Chris Olivers

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • VU University
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Research Interests

perception attention working memory

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About

Chris was born in the south east of the Netherlands. He studied psychology in Nijmegen, and completed his PhD in Birmingham (UK). He teaches at the VU University Amsterdam and conducts research on visual attention. He lives with wife and children in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Publications

Different states in visual working memory: when it guides attention and when it does not.

  • Olivers C
  • Peters J
  • Houtkamp R
  • Roelfsema P
Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2011)
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Visual search and visual world: Interactions among visual attention, language, and working memory (introduction to the special issue).

  • Hartsuiker R
  • Huettig F
  • Olivers C
Acta psychologica (2011)
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Early multisensory interactions affect the competition among multiple visual objects.

  • Van der Burg E
  • Talsma D
  • Olivers C
  • Hickey C
  • Theeuwes J
NeuroImage (2010)
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Long-term visual associations affect attentional guidance.

  • Olivers C
Acta psychologica (2010)
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The sparing is far from spurious: Reevaluating within-trial contingency effects in the attentional blink.

  • Olivers C
  • Hulleman J
  • Spalek T
  • Kawahara J
  • Di Lollo V
Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance (2010)
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

VU University

May 2008

Assistant Professor

VU University

May 2002 - May 2008 (6 years)

Visiting lecturer

Uganda Christian University Bishop Barham University College

September 2001 - March 2002 (6 months)

Research Associate (Postdoc)

University of Birmingham

May 2001 - September 2001 (4 months)

Research Assistant (while doing PhD)

University of Birmingham

January 1998 - April 2001 (3 years)

Research Trainee

Radboud University Department of Molecular Plant Physiology

August 1996 - December 1997 (a year)

Education history

University of Birmingham

PhD

January 1998 - April 2001 (3 years)

Radboud University Department of Molecular Plant Physiology

MSc

September 1992 - August 1996 (4 years)