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Jan Benjamin Engelmann, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Research field: Psychology - Cognition
Neuroeconomics, Social Neuroscience


Awards and Grants

  •  Oct 2014 
    John Dickhaut Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Grant View website
  •  Jun 2014 
    Radboud Excellence Fellowship View website
  •  Jul 2013 
    The neurobiology of emotion in decision-making. NCCR Affective Sciences
  •  May 2007 
    APA Dissertation Research Award
  •  May 2006 
    APS Student Research Grant

Biographical Information

Jan B. Engelmann received an M.A. in Psychology from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Brown University. His doctoral dissertation focused on the cognitive neuroscience of motivation-attention interactions. As a postdoctoral fellow in the Computation and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Emory University, he pursued his interest in neuroeconomics by conducting experiments on the neurobiological basis of financial risk attitudes. As a senior postdoctoral fellow at the Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research at the University of Zurich he investigated the neurobiological the role of emotion in social and economic choice. Currently, he is Radboud Excellence Fellow at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, where he is investigating the neural circuitry involved in emotion regulation.


Professional Experience

2014 - Present
Associate Member at Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research
Zurich, Switzerland
2014 - Present
Postdoctoral Fellow at Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Jan 2010 - May 2014
Senior Postdoctoral Researcher at Universität Zürich - University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Jul 2007 - Dec 2009
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Jul 2002 - May 2008
Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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