Main Focus

  • Brain mechanisms underlying perceptual-decision making
  • Functional role of neuromodulation in perceptual and cognitive tasks
  • Link between age-related decline in cortical variability and cognitive factors

Curriculum Vitae

  • PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2015, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • BSc and MSc in Psychology, 2010, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Project Participation:

  • Lifespan Neural Dynamics Group

Selected Publications

  • Kloosterman N.A., Kosciessa J.Q., Lindenberger U., Fahrenfort J.J., Garrett D.D. 2020. Boosts in brain signal variability track liberal shifts in decision bias. Elife 9:e54201

  • Kosciessa J.Q., Kloosterman N.A., Garrett D.D. 2020. Standard multiscale entropy reflects neural dynamics at mismatched temporal scales: What’s signal irregularity got to do with it? Plos Comput Biol 16:e1007885.

  • Kloosterman, N. A., de Gee, J. W., Werkle-Bergner, M., Lindenberger, U., Garrett, D. D., & Fahrenfort, J. J. (2019). Humans strategically shift decision bias by flexibly adjusting sensory evidence accumulation. eLife doi:10.7554/eLife.37321

  • Meindertsma, T., Kloosterman, N. A., Nolte, G., Engel, A. K., & Donner, T. H. (2017). Multiple Transient Signals in Human Visual Cortex Associated with an Elementary Decision. Journal of Neuroscience37(23), 5744–5757. http://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3835-16.2017

  • de Gee, J. W., Colizoli, O., Kloosterman, N. A., Knapen, T., Nieuwenhuis, S., & Donner, T. H. (2017). Dynamic modulation of decision biases by brainstem arousal systems. eLife6, 309. http://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.23232

  • Kloosterman, N. A., Meindertsma, T., Loon, A. M., Lamme, V. A., Bonneh, Y. S., & Donner, T. H. (2015). Pupil size tracks perceptual content and surprise.European Journal of Neuroscience, 41(8), 1068-1078. http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ejn.12859

  • Kloosterman, N. A., Meindertsma, T., Hillebrand, A., van Dijk, B. W., Lamme, V. A., & Donner, T. H. (2015). Top-down modulation in human visual cortex predicts the stability of a perceptual illusion. Journal of neurophysiology, 113(4), 1063-1076. http://jn.physiology.org/lookup/doi/10.1152/jn.00338.2014

  • Filimon, F., Philiastides, M. G., Nelson, J. D., Kloosterman, N. A., & Heekeren, H. R. (2013). How embodied is perceptual decision making? Evidence for separate processing of perceptual and motor decisions. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(5), 2121-2136. http://www.jneurosci.org/cgi/doi/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2334-12.2013

  • Korjoukov, I., Jeurissen, D., Kloosterman, N. A., Verhoeven, J. E., Scholte, H. S., & Roelfsema, P. R. (2012). The time course of perceptual grouping in natural scenes. Psychological science, 23(12), 1482-1489. http://pss.sagepub.com/content/23/12/1482.full
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