Published (and not-quite-published) work

Publications

International, peer-reviewed publications

  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. (submitted). Predictive movements and human reinforcement learning of sequential action.
  • de Kleijn, R., van Es, L., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. (submitted). Individual differences in anthropomorphization rather than robot appearance affect altruistic behavior toward robots.
  • Mahdizadeh Hakak, A., Bhattacharya, J., Biloria, N., de Kleijn, R., & Shah-Mohammadi, F. (2016). Navigating abstract virtual environments: An EEG study. Cognitive Neurodynamics, 10, 471–480. [doi: 10.1007/s11571-016-9395-z] [PDF]
  • Koenders, M. A., de Kleijn, R., Giltay, E. J., Elzinga, B. M., Spinhoven, P., & Spijker, A. T. (2015). A network approach to bipolar symptomatology in patients with different course types. PLOS ONE, 10(10): e0141420. [doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141420] [PDF]
  • Boonstra, E., de Kleijn, R., Colzato, L. S., Alkemade, A., Forstmann, B. U., & Nieuwenhuis, S. (2015). Neurotransmitters as food supplements: the effects of GABA on brain and behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1520. [doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01520] [PDF]
  • Kachergis, G., Wyatte, D., O’Reilly, R. C., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2014). A continuous-time neural model for sequential action. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 369: 20130623. [doi: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0623] [PDF]
  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. (2014). Everyday robotic action: Lessons from human action control. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 8:13. [doi: 10.3389/fnbot.2014.00013] [PDF]
  • Nieuwenhuis, S., & de Kleijn, R. (2013). The impact of alertness on cognitive control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39, 1797–1801. [doi: 10.1037/a0033980] [PDF]
  • Nieuwenhuis, S., & de Kleijn, R. (2011). Consciousness of targets during the attentional blink: A gradual or all-or-none dimension? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 364–373. [doi: 10.3758/s13414-010-0026-1] [PDF]

Conference proceedings, talks, and posters

  • Mekern, V., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. Level of striatal dopamine does not predict visual and cognitive search behavior. International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 8, 2017. (poster)
  • van Dooren, R., de Kleijn, R., Mekern, V., Sellaro, R., & Hommel, B. No evidence for cross-domain priming from visual to cognitive search. International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 6, 2017. (poster)
  • Heijnen, S., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. The effect of human–robot synchronization on the tendency to anthropomorphize. International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 5, 2017. (poster)
  • Kachergis, G., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2016). A dream model: Reactivation and re-encoding mechanisms for sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1601–1606. [PDF]
  • Kachergis, G., Berends, F., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2016). Human reinforcement learning of sequential action. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 193–198. [PDF]
  • van Es, L., de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, B., & Hommel, B. Empathic response to cute and scary robots. NVP Winter Conference, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands. December 19, 2015. (poster)
  • Boonstra, E., de Kleijn, R., Colzato, L. S., Alkemade, A., Forstmann, B. U., & Nieuwenhuis, S. Neurotransmitters as food supplements: the behavioral effects of GABA. NVP Winter Conference, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands. December 19, 2015. (poster)
  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. A novel algorithm for action component substitution in robots. LIBC Member Meeting, Leiden, Netherlands. May 28, 2015. (poster)
  • Koenders, M. A., de Kleijn, R., Giltay, E. J., Elzinga, B. M., Spinhoven, P., & Spijker, A. T. Netwerkbenadering van symptoomstructuren bij bipolaire patiënten met een verschillend ziektebeloop [A network approach to bipolar symptomatology in patients with different course types]. Voorjaarscongres Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychiatrie, Maastricht, Netherlands. April 1, 2015.
  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. Scaling up an ideomotor theory of goal representation. 1st International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, Netherlands. March 14, 2015. 
  • Kachergis, G., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2015). Should androids dream of electric sheep? Mechanisms for sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling, 210–211. [PDF]
  • Kachergis, G., Berends, F., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2014). Reward effects on sequential action learning in a trajectory serial reaction time task. The Fourth Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics.
  • Kachergis, G., Berends, F., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2014). Trajectory effects in a novel serial reaction time task. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 713–718. [PDF]
  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. Reward effects in a sequential trajectory learning paradigm. 47th Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Psychology, Québec City, Canada. July 18, 2014. (poster)
  • Schat, A., Goekoop, R., de Kleijn, R., van Noorden, M. S., Noom, M. J., Giltay, E. J., Vermeiren, R. R. J. M., & Zitman, F. G. The network structure of personality: A principal component analysis validated approach to network analysis. 26th APS Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. May 24, 2014. (poster)
  • Kachergis, G., Berends, F., & de Kleijn, R. Reward schedule effects on sequential action learning: A trajectory serial response task. 26th APS Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. May 24, 2014. (poster)
  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. Neurorobotics in cognitive science. LIBC Member Meeting, Leiden, Netherlands. May 22, 2014. (poster)
  • Berends, F., Kachergis, G., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. A novel trajectory serial reaction time paradigm. NVP Winter Conference, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands. December 20, 2013. 
  • Kachergis, G., de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. A spiking neural model for sequential action control. 14th Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference, Cortina, Italy. July 26, 2013. 

Book chapters

  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. (2015). Robotic action control: On the crossroads of cognitive psychology and robotics. In H. Samani (Ed.), Cognitive robotics. Taylor & Francis. [Amazon] [PDF]

Other publications

  • de Kleijn, R., & Kindermans, G. (2016). De vrije wil? Natuurlijk bestaat die! [Free will? Of course it exists!]. De Psycholoog, 51(2), 26–31. [PDF]
  • de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2015). Verliefd op een robot: Geschiedenis en toekomst van de mens-robotinteractie [In love with a robot: History and future of human-robot interaction]. De Psycholoog, 50(11), 48–56. [PDF]
  • de Kleijn, R. (December 23, 2014). Robots really are going to make our lives better. Leiden Psychology Blog. [link]
  • de Kleijn, R. (June 3, 2014). Life, love, …and robots. LIBC Blog. [link]
  • de Kleijn, R. (September 30, 2013). Winter blues? Leiden Psychology Blog. [link]
  • de Kleijn, R. (July 16, 2013). Why aren’t robots doing my laundry yet? Leiden Psychology Blog. [link]
  • de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. (2013). Biologically inspired object extraction algorithms. RoboHow.Cog workshop paper.
  • de Kleijn, R. (March 12, 2013). Measuring the unconscious mind. Leiden Psychology Blog. [link]

Invited talks and media

  • de Kleijn, R. Wat zijn robots? [What are robots?] Tech it Out Kinderfestival, September 17, 2017. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. Nieuws en Co. NPO Radio 1, May 29, 2017. (radio interview)
  • de Kleijn, R. De invloed van digitalisering op de maatschappij [The digital society]. Science Cafe: Catena, Leiden, Netherlands. May 24, 2017. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. Robots en mens-robotinteractie [Robots and human-robot interaction]. Pakhuis de Zwijger: Artificial Touch, Amsterdam, Netherlands. May 22, 2017. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. De kennis van nu. NPO 2, April 6, 2017. (TV interview)
  • de Kleijn, R. Artificial intelligence: Fundamentals and techniques. Science Cafe Wageningen (Artificial intelligence: Rise of the thinking machines), Wageningen, Netherlands. March 30, 2017. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. Robots & Cognition? Science Meets Business Café, Leiden, Netherlands. December 8, 2016. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. De elektronische ander [The electronic other]. LIBC Publiekssymposium, Leiden, Netherlands. November 4, 2016. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. Kunstmatige intelligentie: verleden en heden [Artificial intelligence: past and present]. Discussieavond Jonge Democraten, Utrecht, Netherlands. March 21, 2016. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. Verliefd op een robot [In love with a robot]. Tegenlicht Meet Up: Tinder Love, Eindhoven, Netherlands. March 3, 2016. (invited talk) [YouTube]
  • de Kleijn, R. Met het oog op morgen. NPO Radio 1, June 15, 2015. (radio interview)
  • de Kleijn, R. Slimme en zelfbewuste robots [Smart and self-aware robots]. Van science fiction naar science [From science fiction to science], Leiden, Netherlands. May 28, 2015. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. Met het oog op morgen. NPO Radio 1, April 14, 2015. (radio interview) [MP3]
  • de Kleijn, R. A continuous-time neural model for sequential action. Life Sciences Seminar, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) [National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science], Amsterdam, Netherlands. January 27, 2015. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. De huishoudrobot is in aantocht. Q-Music, January 16, 2015. (radio interview) [MP3]
  • de Kleijn, R. Robot als huishoudhulp. Unity FM, January 16, 2015. (radio interview) [MP3]
  • de Kleijn, R. Carebots en menselijke emotie [Carebots and human emotion]. Discussion night Transparent Radiology, Leiden, Netherlands. December 11, 2014. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. The learning of sequential action: Results from a new paradigm and possible models. Artificial Intelligence Colloquium, University of Groningen, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Groningen, Netherlands. November 25, 2014. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R. Robots in de zorg [Robots in healthcare]. U-meet 2014, The Hague, Netherlands. October 2, 2014. (invited talk and workshop)
  • de Kleijn, R. BNR Digitaal: Windows 10, UberPOP en wennen aan robots. BNR Nieuwsradio, October 1, 2014. (radio interview) [MP3]
  • de Kleijn, R. Statistical motor learning in robots. Young Statisticians GMM, Utrecht, Netherlands. May 19, 2014. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. Deconstructing complex action: Statistical learning of hierarchical action. NVP Winter Conference, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands. December 20, 2013. 
  • Hommel, B., & de Kleijn, R. Verliefd op een robot [In love with a robot]. Nacht van Kunst en Kennis [Night of Art and Science], Leiden, Netherlands. September 20, 2013. (invited talk)
  • de Kleijn, R., Kachergis, G., & Hommel, B. Action representation in humans. RoboHow Second Joint Integration Workshop. Bremen, Germany. February 18, 2013.
  • de Kleijn, R., & Hommel, B. What psychology has to offer robotics. RoboHow Integration Workshop. Munich, Germany. July 17, 2012.
  • de Kleijn, R., Tsetsos, K., Usher, M., & McClelland, J. L. Modeling individual differences with stochastic information accumulation models. NVP Winter Conference, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands. December 16, 2011.
  • de Kleijn, R., & McClelland, J. L. Computational modeling of decision making. Stanford University. December 1, 2011.
  • de Kleijn, R., & van der Does, A. J. W. A psychometric assessment of the LEIDS-R scale for cognitive reactivity. Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference, St. Paul, MN. April 2008.

Review and editorial

  • Guest editor De Psycholoog [The Psychologist] (2015)
  • Reviewer for Addiction Biology
  • Reviewer for Computers in Human Behavior
  • Reviewer for Frontiers in Neurorobotics

Board memberships

  • Secretary of Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie [Dutch Psychonomics Society] (2015–present)
  • Treasurer of LEO [Leiden PhD Association] (2013–2014)
  • Chairman of LEO [Leiden PhD Association] (2012–2013)