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mw. dr. L. (Laura) Steenbergen

  • Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
    Programmagroep: Clinical Psychology
  • Bezoekadres
    REC G
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 129  
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  15933
    1001 NK  Amsterdam


  • Jongkees, B. J., Steenbergen, L., & Colzato, L. S. (2017). Color vision predicts processing modes of goal activation during action cascading. Cortex, 94, 123-130. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2017.07.004  [details] 
  • Colzato, L. S., Steenbergen, L., & Sellaro, R. (2017). The effect of gamma-enhancing binaural beats on the control of feature bindings. Experimental Brain Research, 235(7), 2125-2131. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-017-4957-9 
  • Steenbergen, L., & Colzato, L. S. (2017). Overweight and Cognitive Performance: High Body Mass Index Is Associated with Impairment in Reactive Control during Task Switching. Frontiers in Nutrition, 4.
  • Colzato, L. S., & Steenbergen, L. (2017). High vagally mediated resting-state heart rate variability is associated with superior action cascading. Neuropsychologia, 106, 1-6.
  • Leonte, A., Colzato, L. S., Steenbergen, L., Hommel, B., & Akyürek, E. (2017). Supplementation of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) affects temporal, but not spatial visual attention. Brain and Cognition, 120, 8-16.


  • Stock, A-K., Steenbergen, L., Colzato, L. S., & Beste, C. (2016). The system neurophysiological basis of non-adaptive cognitive control: Inhibition of implicit learning mediated by right prefrontal regions. Human Brain Mapping, 37(12), 4511-4522. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.23325 
  • Colzato, L. S., Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Stock, A-K., Arning, L., & Beste, C. (2016). Effects of L-Tyrosine on working memory and inhibitory control are determined by DRD2 genotypes: A randomized controlled trial. Cortex, 82, 217-224. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2016.06.010 
  • Steenbergen, L., Jongkees, B. J., Sellaro, R., & Colzato, L. S. (2016). Tryptophan supplementation modulates social behavior: A review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 64, 346-358. DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.02.022 
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., Lindenberger, U., Kuehn, S., & Colzato, L. S. (2016). "Unfocus" on commercial tDCS headset impairs working memory. Experimental Brain Research, 234(3), 637-643. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-015-4391-9 
  • Beste, C., Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Grigoriadou, S., Zhang, R., Chmielewski, W., ... Colzato, L. S. (2016). Effects of Concomitant Stimulation of the GABAergic and Norepinephrine System on Inhibitory Control - A Study Using Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation. Brain Stimulation, 9(6), 811-818. DOI: 10.1016/j.brs.2016.07.004 


  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Stock, A-K., Beste, C., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). Action Video Gaming and Cognitive Control: Playing First Person Shooter Games Is Associated with Improved Action Cascading but Not Inhibition. PLoS One, 10(12). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144364 
  • Kuypers, K. P. C., Steenbergen, L., Theunissen, E. L., Toennes, S. W., & Ramaekers, J. G. (2015). Emotion recognition during cocaine intoxication. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 25(11), 1914-1921. DOI: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.08.012 
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Stock, A-K., Beste, C., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) administration improves action selection processes: a randomised controlled trial. Scientific Reports, 5, [12770]. DOI: 10.1038/srep12770 
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., de Rover, M., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). NO ROLE OF BETA RECEPTORS IN COGNITIVE FLEXIBILITY: EVIDENCE FROM A TASK-SWITCHING PARADIGM IN A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL. Neuroscience, 295, 237-242. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.03.049 
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Stock, A-K., Verkuil, B., Beste, C., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) enhances response selection during action cascading processes. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 25(6), 773-778. DOI: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.03.015 
  • Sellaro, R., Steenbergen, L., Verkuil, B., van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation (tVNS) does not increase prosocial behavior in Cyberball. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 499. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00499 
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). Tyrosine promotes cognitive flexibility: Evidence from proactive vs. reactive control during task switching performance. Neuropsychologia, 69, 50-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.01.022 
  • Christoffels, I. K., Steenbergen, L., van den Wildenberg, W. P. M., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). Two is better than one: bilingual education promotes the flexible mind. Psychological Research, 79(3), 371-379. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-014-0575-3  [details] 
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., van Hemert, S., Bosch, J. A., & Colzato, L. S. (2015). A randomized controlled trial to test the effect of multispecies probiotics on cognitive reactivity to sad mood. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 48, 258-264. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2015.04.003  [details] 


  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., & Colzato, L. S. (2014). Tryptophan promotes charitable donating. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, [1451]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01451 


  • Colzato, L. S., Steenbergen, L., de Kwaadsteniet, E. W., Sellaro, R., Liepelt, R., & Hommel, B. (2013). Tryptophan Promotes Interpersonal Trust. Psychological Science, 24(12), 2575-2577. DOI: 10.1177/0956797613500795 


  • Steenbergen, L. (2016). Cognitive Enhancement: Toward the integration of theory and practice IpskampDrukkers B.V.
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