Floor van Meer

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Floor van Meer (1986) studied Clinical and Health Psychology at Utrecht University and graduated in 2010. During her Master’s she completed her thesis and internship at Altrecht Eating Disorders Rintveld. She finished a MSc-thesis on neuropsychological weaknesses in chronic Anorexia Nervosa patients in comparison to recovered patients and healthy controls, as part of a larger fMRI study of brain responses to food stimuli and relationships with cognitive functioning in AN, a collaboration with the Image Sciences Institute. After her Master’s degree she worked as a research assistant on different research projects with Rintveld and the Experimental Psychopathology department of the Utrecht University. Since March 2012 she worked as a Phd-candidate at the Image Sciences Institute on the ‘I.Family’ study, an EC-funded FP7 project that aimed to investigate determinants of food choice, lifestyle and health in European children, adolescents and their parents. She examined the neural correlates of (un)healthy food viewing and food choice in children and parents and relations with neuropsychology, genetics and subject characteristics for which she received her PhD degree in October 2017. After that she worked as a post-doc on the European Nudge-it project. Currently, she works as a post-doc at Leiden University at the Social, Economic and Organisational Psychology group.

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The Nutritional Neuroscience Lab is affiliated with the Image Sciences Institute of the UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands.