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Sander Van de Cruys

Sander Van de Cruys is a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) working in the Laboratory of Experimental Psychology at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven). His research interests include top-down influences in visual perception, computational psychiatry of autism, and experimental psycho-aesthetics.

PPP Contributions


  • van Ee, R., Van de Cruys, S., Schlangen, L.J.M., Vlaskamp, B.N.S. (in press). Circadian-time sickness: time-of-day cue-conflicts directly affect health. Trends in Neurosciences.

  • Van de Cruys, S., Van der Hallen, R., Wagemans, J. (in press). Disentangling signal and noise in autism spectrum disorder. Brain and Cognition.

  • Van de Cruys, S., Ekroll, V., Wagemans, J. (2015). The put-and-fetch ambiguity: How magicians exploit the principle of exclusive allocation of movements to intentions. i-Perception, 6(2), 86-90

  • Van de Cruys, S., Evers, K., Van der Hallen, R., Van Eylen, L., Boets, B., de-Wit, L., Wagemans (2014). Precise minds in uncertain worlds: Predictive coding in autism. Psychological Review, 121(4), 649-675.

  • Van de Cruys, S., de-Wit, L., Evers, K., Boets, B., Wagemans, J. (2013). Weak priors versus overfittng of predictions in autism: Reply to Pellicano and Burr (TICS 2012). i-Perception, 4(2), 95-97.

  • Van de Cruys, S., Schouten, B., Wagemans, J. (2013). An anxiety-induced bias in the perception of a bistable point-light walker. Acta Psychologica, 144(3), 548-553.

  • Van de Cruys, S., Wagemans, J. (2011). Puing reward in art: A tentative prediction error account of visual art. i-Perception, 2(9), 1035-1062.

  • Van de Cruys, S., Wagemans, J. (2011). Gestalts as predictions: Some reflections and an application to art. Gestalt theory, 33(3-4), 325-344.

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