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N. van de Ven


Assistant Professor

TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Social Psychology

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Expertise

Most of my research focuses on the consequences and experience of envy; exploring what envy feels like and the behavior it results in. Other areas of expertise include emotions in general, decision making, and consumer behavior.

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Publications

Most recent publications

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Education

PhD (cum laude) in Social Psychology (2009), Tilburg University. Promotors Marcel Zeelenberg (professor of Social and Economic Psychology) and Rik Pieters (professor of Marketing). PhD project: The bright side of a deadly sin: The psychology of envy.

Doctoraal/M.Sc. (cum laude) in Social & Economic Psychology (2001 - 2005), Tilburg University. Thesis projects supervised by Marcel Zeelenberg (Tilburg University) and Thomas Gilovich (Cornell University).

Bachelor of Engineering in Business Engineering (1996 - 2001), Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Eindhoven.

 

Other education

Kurt Lewin Institute, centre for graduate training and research, PhD member (2006 - 2009).

SISP, SPSP Summer Institute in Social Psychology at the University of Texas, Austin (2007). One of five Europeans selected to attend this summer school by the European Association of Social Psychology.

Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality in Psychology and Economics, at the Max Planck Institute on Human Development, Berlin (2006).

Career

Assistant professor in Social Psychology (sep 2009 - present) at Tilburg University

Visiting Researcher (social psychology department, spring semester 2010) at Cornell University

PhD student (sep 2005 - aug 2009) at Tilburg University

 

Publications

Most recent publications

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Direct and indirect funding

NWO Rubicon, 2010

Sponsoring PhD project Financial Behavior of Adolescents by Stichting Weet Wat Je Besteedt, 2011

External accreditation

Tilburg University Dissertation prize 2010; award for the best dissertation at Tilburg University in the academic year 2009-2010.

ASPO Dissertation Award 2010; award for the best dissertation in the field of social psychology at a Dutch university in the academic year 2009-2010.


Research supervision

Co-promotor Irene Blanken and Terri Seuntjens (both with Marcel Zeelenberg)

 

Teaching


N. van de Ven teaches the following subjects:

Contact details
Room P 3214
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 2754
Secretary+31 13 466 2408
Fax +31 13 466 2067
Email n.v.d.ven@tilburguniversity.edu

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Assistant Professor
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Social Psychology

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Additional information

Niels is available via email on wednesday.

Last amended: 30 August 2012

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