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Professor, University of Essex

Dr Loes van Dam is a cognitive neuroscientist / psychophysicist with expertise in the areas of human multi-sensory perception and action. She is interested in how the human brain transforms the sensory information it receives into adequate perceptual interpretations and goal-oriented behavior. Her current research is focused on the dynamics of these processes.


  • 2021–present
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Essex
  • 2021–present
    Professor, Technical University of Darmstadt
  • 2016–2021
    Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, University of Essex
  • 2011–2015
    Postdoctoral researcher, Bielefeld University
  • 2007–2010
    Postdoctoral researcher, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
  • 2006–2006
    Postdoctoral researcher, Utrecht University


  • 2006 
    Utrecht University, PhD
  • 2002 
    Utrecht University, MSc Experimental Physics