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Dr. Ivan Nyklíček obtained his PhD in Psychology in 1997 at Tilburg University, and since 2009 he is Associate Professor at this university.

His research focus is on attention and emotion regulation in relation to psychological wellbeing and health, an important topic being mindfulness, the non-judgmental attention to and awareness of present moment phenomena. Effects, mechanisms and moderators of mindfulness are studied regarding psychological, cardiovascular, endocrine, and central nervous systems in various contexts (laboratory, daily life of various healthy and patient samples). His work also involves assessment of mindfulness facets.

Besides his academic work, he is also mindfulness practitioner and trainer in Tilburg.

Expertise

attention regulation

emotion regulation

health and wellbeing

mindfulness

stress

conceptual issues and assessment

experience sampling

Teaching

Emotion, emotion regulation and wellbeing

Master thesis Clinical Psychology

Courses

Recent publications

  1. A randomized control trial evaluating an online mindful parenting tra…

    Potharst, E. S., Boekhorst, M. G. B. M., Cuijlits, I., van Broekhoven, K. E. M., Jacobs, A., Spek, V., ... Pop, V. J. M. (2019). A randomized control trial evaluating an online mindful parenting training for mothers with elevated parental stress. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, [1550].
  2. Respiratory Biofeedback Does Not Facilitate Lowering Arousal in Medit…

    Tinga, A. M., Nyklíček, I., Jansen, M. P., de Back, T. T., & Louwerse, M. M. (2019). Respiratory Biofeedback Does Not Facilitate Lowering Arousal in Meditation Through Virtual Reality. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 44(1), 51-59.
  3. Mindfulness skills during pregnancy - Prospective associations with m…

    Nyklicek, I., Truijens, S. E. M., Spek, V., & Pop, V. J. M. (2018). Mindfulness skills during pregnancy: Prospective associations with mother's mood and neonatal birth weight. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 107, 14-19.
  4. Potential benefits of mindfulness during pregnancy on maternal autono…

    Braeken, M. A. K. A., Jones, A., Otte, R. A., Nyklicek, I., & Van Den Bergh, B. R. H. (2017). Potential benefits of mindfulness during pregnancy on maternal autonomic nervous system function and infant development: Mindfulness, ANS, and infant development. Psychophysiology, 54(2), 279-288.
  5. Validation of the Dutch Freiburg mindfulness inventory in patients wi…

    Bruggeman-Everts, F. Z., van der Lee, M. L., Van ‘t Hooft, E. F. M., & Nyklicek, I. (2017). Validation of the Dutch Freiburg mindfulness inventory in patients with medical illness. Sage Open, 7(2), [2158244017705936].

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