Andrea Evers

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials A.W.M.
Main position Hoogleraar UL
Disciplines Psychology
Chair Gezondheidspsychologie
Domain Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
Membership Member
Since 2019
Chair of
Board Member of Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
Member of Jury of the Ammodo Science Award (Social Sciences)
Member of Social Sciences Council
Employed by Universiteit Leiden
Faculteit Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Psychologie
Postbus 9555
2300 RB Leiden
tel.  071 527 6891
Personal website

Andrea Evers has expert knowledge regarding psychological factors relating to health and illness, such as the role of placebo effects in somatic pain and itch complaints. Her research integrates findings from the biomedical sciences, neuroscience, psychobiology and psychopathology. Evers and her group develop new digital therapies using games and the Internet, e.g. to promote a healthy lifestyle. She has received various prestigious grants and awards, was a member of The Young Academy (2013-2018), and has inspired and trained many young researchers.