Floris van Vugt, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Montreal


Département de psychologie - Université de Montréal


2005 BSc Utrecht University, Netherlands - Specialisation in mathematical logic
2009 MSc Paris-5 Descartes, France - Cognitive science
2009 Diploma of the Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
2010 MA University of California, Los Angeles, USA – Theoretical Linguistics
2014 PhD Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, Claude-Bernard Lyon-1, France - Neuroscience

Research Interests:

My research focuses on how we learn sensorimotor maps, that is, how we learn the sensory effects of our actions. For example, when we first learn to speak we have to learn what movement to make to produce a sound “a” or “o”. I am interested how this learning proceeds and what are the neural and neurochemical mechanisms.

Representative Publications:

van Vugt FT, Ostry DJ. (2018) The Structure and Acquisition of Sensorimotor Maps. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01204

van Vugt FT, and Tillmann B (2015). Auditory feedback in error-based learning of motor regularity. Brain Research. 1606:54-67. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2015.02.026.

van Vugt FT, Boullet L, Jabusch HC, and Altenmueller E (2013). Musician’s dystonia in pianists: long-term evaluation of retraining and other therapies. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 20(1), 8-12. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2013.08.009.

van Vugt FT, Jabusch HC, and Altenmueller E (2013). Individuality that is unheard of: systematic temporal deviations in scale playing leave an inaudible pianistic fingerprint. Frontiers in Psychology 4:134. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00134

van Vugt FT, and Cavanagh P (2012). Response trajectories reveal conflict phase in image-word mismatch. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. 74(2): 263-8. doi:10.3758/s13414-011-0261-0. pdf

See more:

CV: http://florisvanvugt.com/vanVugtFlorisCV.pdf

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1739-0175

Google scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=DN2z-twAAAAJ

Pubmed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=van+vugt+ft