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PhD Iseult Anna Maria BEETS


Supervision of Doctoral researchers
Department of Biomedical Kinesiology,
KU Leuven, Belgium

  • 2018 - 2022 Jury member of PhD project
    “On the rhythms of thought. EEG alpha-theta (cross-frequency) dynamics
    during arithmetic performance, mind wandering and meditative states”.
    Dr. Julio Rodriguez Larios. Successfully defended on May 21, 2021.

    Research Group Prof. Dr. Kaat Alaerts.


  • 2012 - 2017 Supervision of PhD student
    Challenge to promote change. The neural correlates of the contextual
    interference effect.
    Dr. Lisa Pauwels (successfully defended in 2017).
    Funded by Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (FWO,


  • 2010 - 2015 Mentoring of PhD Students
    Dr. Sharissa Corporaal, Prof. Dr. Jolien Gooijers, Dr. Laura Rueda-Delgado,
    Dr. Leen Serbruyns (all successfully defended)

Supervision of Master students

Department of Biomedical Kinesiology,
KU Leuven, Belgium

“Implicit versus explicit learning in bimanual coordination”. Eefje Box &
Aurélie Crevecoeur.

“Learning and Transfer of new bimanual coordination patterns”. Laura
Wuyts & Lore Simons.

Internship diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) data analysis. Nishant Jain.

“Age-related changes in brain and behavior during bimanual motor
learning evidence from an fMRI training study”. Winifried Backhaus.

“The effect of visual feedback and age-related differences in cortical
activity during planning and execution of a complex

bimanual motor task”. Zeyana Maskri.

Supervision of Bachelor students

“Hoe beleven kinderen tussen 6 en 12 jaar het process van
Department of Educational sciences, Vrije Universiteit
Brussel, Belgium. Eva Beyers.

“Passive and active training in bimanual coordination” Department of
Psychology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany. Group thesis.


Critical Reviewer for Master theses

Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Belgium

  • “The effect of transcranial direct current stimulation intensity on
    intracortical facilitation in young and older healthy subjects”. Joren
  • “Does learned behavior change with practice or with rest?”. Mehrjerdi
  • “Neurale en gedragscorrelaties van freezing of gait bij de ziekte van
    Parkinson”. Alexandra Vanneste.
  • Dual task performance in Parkinson’s Disease: the influence of motor
    and cognitive characteristics”. Sara Bellis.
  • "De invloed van fysieke activiteit op ‘brain-derived neurotrophic factor.
    Eva Verfallie.
  • “Effecten van evenwichtstraining bij kinderen met een traumatisch
    hersenletsel: een diffusie tensor beeldvormingsstudie”. Claire De Decker.

  • “Control of posture and gait in young traumatic brain injury patients”.
    Sien Vantilt & Anne Vrinssen.
  • “Proactive and reactive inhibitory control in traumatic brain injury: a
    diffusion tensor imaging study”. Salama Wahid Khan.
  • “Age-related differences in corpus callosum microstructural organization
    in relation to bimanual coordination: A diffusion tensor imaging study”.
    Sofie Vanheukelom.


Teaching courses

Department of Biomedical Kinesiology,
KU Leuven, Belgium

  • 2013 2014 Designing, organizing and teaching “Research seminars in motor control
    and learning”. Critical reading, study design and statistical analysis of
    neuroimaging and DTI data theoretical concepts and hands-on training.
    Creating and taking the exam to evaluate students. (10 times 2 hours).


  • 2013 2014 Organizing and teaching part of “State of the art Research Topics in
    Motor Learning and Motor Control: Part 1”; “Research techniques in
    motor control and learning”. Creating and taking the exam to evaluate
    students. (10 times 2 hours).


  • 2012, 2013 Practical part of “Theoretical Introduction of Various Methods and
    Designs in Motor Control theoretical and methodological concepts and
    hands-on training
    ”. (2 times 2 hours).


  • 2012 2014 Exam surveillance and correction of closed and open questions on neural

Department of Psychology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany

  • Fall 2009/2010 Co-supervision of fMRI training course
    (data analysis with SPM for master students). (~1 day).
  • Fall 2008 & 2009 Seminar Cognitive Psychology” (perception, action, memory and
    learning) (2 hours).

Spring 2008 & 2009
Co-supervision of EEG (data-acquisition & statistical analysis) course
“Cognitive Neuroscience” (2 hours).

Department of Psychology, Leiden University, the Netherlands

  • March 2007 EEG-acquisition demonstration for research staff of the social and
    organisational psychology department. (2 hours).
  • Spring 2006 Computer practicum “An introduction to Cognitive and Biological
    Psychology” brain anatomy (5 times 2 hours

Science communication to the general public

  • 2018 Healthy brain development, children with learning and/or emotional
    difficulties and possible treatments.
    ACE international school Brussels,

  • 2017 QEEG and neurofeedback demonstration & psychoeducation to patients.
    Diest, Belgium.
  • 2017 “Neurofeedback een alternatief voor de behandeling van ADHD,
    leerstoornissen en emotionele problemen”.
    Sprankel VZW Vlaams-Brabant
    (association for children with learning difficulties). Kessel-Lo, Belgium.
  • 2014 Invited speaker at I-Brain & Creativiteit: Een festival over de maakbaarheid
    van ons brein. Info & programma: Breinwijzer.be. Leuven, Belgium.

  • 2014 Developing a 3D printed brain with Materialise for the Vesalius exposition
    1514-2014 in Leuven, Belgium.
  • 2012 Information session for students (14-18 yrs) about a research career.
    Orion College, Breda, the Netherlands.


  • Neuromeditation Certification Level 1. Neuromeditation Institute,
    Dr. Jeffrey Tarrant. Eugene Oregon, USA.
  • Brainspotting in children, adolescents and their parents according
    to method Dr. David Grand. Brainspotting Germany. Dr. Theresia
    Stöckl-Drax. München, Germany.
  • Training for teaching ERP, QEEG and Neurofeedback at IFEN
    Institute Germany. Thomas Feiner, München, Germany.
  • Separate modules solution focused psychotherapy (relationship &
    Korzybski. Antwerp & Bruges, Belgium.
  • Brain stimulation (tDCS, tACS, pEMF)
    Dr. Nicholas Dogris. München, Germany.
  • QEEG and Neurofeedback
    Prof. Dr. Robert Thatcher. Ghent, Belgium.
  • Neurofeedback treatment in ADHD and autism
    Dr. Werner van den Bergh (Centrum Vigilant). Lubbeek, Belgium.
  • FSL course on MRI data analysis
    University of Bristol, United Kingdom.
  • Mapping the brain using fMRI decoding techniques Technical FENS
    workshop. Barcelona, Spain
  • Programming in Presentation for advanced users
    Department of Psychology, Universität Marburg, Germany.
  • Analysis of eye-movements with Python and behavioral data-
    analysis with R

    Summerschool University of Potsdam & Beijing Normal University.
    Beijing, China
  • Biologically-inspired computer vision
    Department of Physics,
    Universn, Germany.
  • Summerschool Computational Neuroscience Justus-Liebig University Gießen, Germany.
  • Springschool functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) Justus-Liebig University Gießen, Germany.
  • Psychophysical Methods & Matlab. Justus-Liebig University Gießen, Germany.


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