Professor at Leiden University

Friederike Behrens

Study trip to the University of Virginia, US

From March till May 2018, I visited the Human Dynamics lab led by Professor Steve Boker at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA. The aim was to advance a statistical method previously developed by Professor Boker and apply it to my experiments. The stay exceeded my expectations in both academical and experience-wise ways. Not only did I succeed in reaching… Read more »

The Role of Pupil Mimicry in Social Interactions: A Real-Life Interaction Study

  “I don’t really understand why it’s considered normal to stare at someone’s eyeballs”1   Although this boy suffering from autism did not see the reason for looking into each other’s eyes, the answer is clear to most other people: the eye is one of the most important regions in social interactions providing rich information about a person’s intentions and… Read more »

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