Linda Jans, PhD

Position:
  • Lecturer
Expertise:
  • Serotonin and depression, nutrition and mood, animal models for depression and anxiety


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1428
E-Mail: l.a.w.jans@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Psychologie, Klinische Psychologie
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden



Linda has a background in Biological Psychology and received her PhD at Maastricht University in 2008, on the basis of her thesis entitled "Serotonergic Vulnerability – experimental studies in rats applying the method of acute tryptophan depletion". After that, she worked as a researcher at Unilever R&D, where she investigated the role of nutrition in mood and cognition. Linda is active in various courses in the bachelor and master curricula and supervises master thesis students on diverse projects, mostly related to mood, cognitive reactivity and/or aspects of nutrition.

Last Modified: 26-07-2016