Reward and punishment learning in daily life

Our study shows promising results for future research on implicit learning processes in daily life, with the proviso of careful consideration of the timescale used. Short-term retrospective ESM design with beeps approximately six hours apart may suffer from mismatch noise that hampers accurate detection of associative learning effects over time.

Positive affective functioning in anhedonic individuals’ daily life

We investigated deviations in the temporal dynamics (i.e., variability, instability, and inertia) of Positive Affective in anhedonia and showed that individuals with anhedonia are likely less ‘flat’ or ‘blunted’ than generally thought.

Personalized lifestyle intervention

Study protocol

Positive affective functioning in anhedonic individuals’ daily life


Psychopathology and positive emotions in daily life

Short review article (accepted for publication)

Randomized Controlled Trial of Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) intervention


Reciprocal associations between positive emotions and motivation in daily life


Sociomarkers of anhedonia in depression


The dynamical signature of anhedonia in major depressive disorder

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is the leading cause of disability worldwide. The cardinal features of MDD are depressed mood and anhedonia. Anhedonia is defined as a markedly diminished interest or pleasure in all, or almost all, activities of the day, and has generally been investigated on group-level using retrospective data (e.

The happy, the sad, and the anhedonic

PhD thesis (2017)