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Marieke van Vugt

  • PhD
  • assistant professor
  • University of Groningen
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Research interests

mindfulnessdecision makingmemorybrain oscillationsmeditationmind-wandering


My lab tries to understand when, how, and why we mind-wander. By using a combination of computational modelling, behavioural studies and EEG, we try to describe the mind-wandering process and distinguish different types of mind-wandering. In addition to that, we try to track decision making in the human brain.


Co-authors (55)

  • Gaelle Desbordes


Frontiers in Cognitive Science

associate editor

2014 - Present

Professional experience

assistant professor

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

December 2010 - Present

postdoctoral fellow

Princeton University

September 2008 - November 2010(2 years)



University of Pennsylvania

August 2004 - May 2008(4 years)


Brandeis University

August 2003 - June 2004(10 months)


University College Utrecht

September 1999 - May 2002(3 years)