Iris Ikink


Hi there, I am Iris Ikink! I have completed both my Psychology bachelor and Cognitive Neuroscience research master in Nijmegen, and am currently still in Nijmegen, however now as PhD candidate at the Behavioral Science Institute and the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior. My main research interest lies in understanding the underlying psychological, hormonal, and neural mechanisms that play a role when making intertemporal decisions, with as ultimate goal being able to better predict and/or reduce the amount of short-sighted/impulsive decisions that people make. My methods include behavioral decision-making paradigms, hormonal assessments, (cognitive) modeling, and functional neuroimaging. In my current project, I am looking into the role of time ambiguity in intertemporal decision-making.