The LIP lab aims to investigate how and under what conditions basic psychological phenomena such as learning and evaluation take place.

A better understanding of these phenomena can have important practical implications, for instance, for our understanding of psychopathology and consumer behavior.

Please browse the website to find out more about us and our research!


  • April 2021: Jan joins the board (redactieraad) of Gedragstherapie.
  • October 1st 2020: Matthias Raemaekers joins the lab!
  • September 1st 2020: Marine Rougier joins the lab!
  • Hard copies of our book "The Psychology of Learning" are now available for sale. The Open Access pdf can be downloaded for free from www.psychologyoflearning.be
  • Our lab members continue to receive awards: Jan is recipient of the 2020 Mid-Career Award of the Psychonomic Society.
  • Pieter Van Dessel has been awarded the first Early Career Award of the Belgian Association for Psychological Science. Many congratulations Pieter!
  • Super proud that both Sean Hughes and Pieter Van Dessel have been named APS rising stars !

Research Focus

The LIPlab focuses on the experimental study of learning and implicit (evaluative) processes. We believe that a better understanding of these phenomena can have valuable practical implications and potential societal impact.

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