People Erno Hermans


Erno Hermans PhD

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Erno Hermans associate professor

The main research question that I address in my work is how our brain enables us to survive and learn to keep away from situations that threaten our physical or psychological well-being. read full profile (Donders Institute)

Research group Cognitive and affective neuroscience

Erno Hermans's research group investigates how neurochemicals affect diverse cognitive functions, such as vigilance, executive function, and memory. Moreover, they study how stressful experiences alter the intrinsic neural dynamics in the brain and how such processes contribute to memory.

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Field of study

Cognitive neuroscience

Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

As part of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour – the Donders Center for Medical Neuroscience is devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behavior in health and disease. read more