Michiel van Elk
Michiel studied philosophy, biological psychology and the psychology of religion in Utrecht, Amsterdam and Njjmegen. He completed his PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Donders Institute in Nijmegen and was a visiting researcher at UCSB in California. He worked as a Marie Curie post-dotoral fellow at the EPFL in Switzerland. Since 2013 he is working as assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam on a VENI Grant. In spring 2017 he will be a visiting scholar at Stanford University supported by a Fullbright Scholarship.
His research focuses on the cognitive science of religion and includes both self-report, psychophysical and neuroimaging methods.