R. Smolders

PhD student
Main activities
Cognitive Neuroscience
Focus of research

In this project we record EEG and intracranial LFPs from patients implanted for DBS treatment of refractory obsessive compulsive disorder, depression or drug-addiction. During the recording sessions, the patients perform a battery of clinical and basic-research psychophysics tests.

Key publications
  • Smolders R, Rijpkema M, Franke B, Fernández G, BDNF Val66Met polymorphism interacts with sex to influence bimanual motor control in healthy humans. BRAIN BEHAV 2012;2 (6):726-731 [PubMed]
  • Valencia-Alfonso CE, Luigjes J, Smolders R, Cohen MX, Levar N, Mazaheri A, van den Munckhof P, Schuurman PR, van den Brink W, Denys D, Effective Deep Brain Stimulation in Heroin Addiction: A Case Report with Complementary Intracranial Electroencephalogram. BIOL PSYCHIAT 2012;71 (8):E35-E37 [PubMed]
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