EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2012

International Conference on the
Effects of Light on Wellbeing

 

http://www.experiencinglight.nl/

INTELLIGENT LIGHTING INSTITUTE

www.tue.nl/ILI

Yvonne de Kort, PhD, MSc 
Associate professor

Environmental Psychology
Eindhoven University of Technology 
Human Technology Interaction (HTI)
PO Box 513 
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
The Netherlands

E-mail Y.A.W.d.Kort@tue.nl

 

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Publications                                                     Other research activities

Journal articles & book chapters

2013

de Kort, Y. A. W. (in press). Light and quality of life. In A. C. Michalos: Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research. Germany: Springer.

2012

Haans, A. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2012). Light distribution in dynamic street lighting: Two experimental studies on its effects on perceived safety, prospect, concealment, and escape. Conditionally accepted for Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32, 342-352.

Hoogen, W.M. van den, Poels, K., IJsselsteijn, W.A. & de Kort, Y.A.W. (forthcoming). Between Challenge and Defeat: Repeated Player-Death and Game Enjoyment” Conditionally accepted for Media Psychology.

Poels, K., Hoogen, W.M. van den, IJsselsteijn, W.A. & Y.A.W. de Kort (2012). Pleasure to Play, Arousal to Stay. The effect of player emotions on digital game preferences and playing time. CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, January 2012, 15(1): 1-6. doi:10.1089/cyber.2010.0040.

Poels, K., de Kort, Y. A. W., & IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2012). Identification and Categorization of Digital Game Experiences: A Qualitative Study integrating Theoretical Insights and Player Perspectives. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, Vol 9 (1), 107-129.

Smolders, K. C. H. J., de Kort, Y. A. W. & Cluitmans, P. J. M. (2012). A higher illuminance induces alertness even during office hours: findings on subjective measures, task performance and heart rate measures. Physiology & Behavior, 107, 7-16.

Smolders, K. C. H. J., de Kort, Y. A. W., Tenner, A. D., & Kaiser F. G. (2012). Need for Recovery in Offices: Behavior-based Assessment. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32, 126-134.

 

2011

Gajadhar, B., de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2011). Rule of Engagement: The Presence of a Co-Player Does Not Hinder Gamers’ Focus. In R. Ferdig (Ed.). Discoveries in Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations: New Interdisciplinary Applications. Hershey: Information Science Reference.

Oosting, W., de Kort, Y. A. W., IIsselsteijn, W. A. (in press). Positive parents taking action; Parental mediation of children’s digital game-plays. In: S. Mels et al. (Eds.), eYouth: Balancing between opportunities and risks. PIELang.

Westerink, J. H. D. M., Claassen, A., Schuurmans, T., IJsselsteijn, W. A., de Kort, Y. A. W., Vossen, S., Lin, Y., van Helvoort, G. (2011). Runners’ experience of implicit coaching through music. In: J. Westerink, M. Krans, & M. Ouwerkerk (Eds.) Sensing emotions; The impact of context on experience measurements. Philips Research Book Series, Vol 12, pp. 121-134. Dordrecht: Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3258-4.

2010

Custers, P., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., & de Kruiff, M. (2010). Lighting in Retail Environments: Atmosphere perception in the real world. Lighting Research & Technology, 42, 331-343.

de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., Smolders, K.C.H.J., Vogels, I.M.L.C., Aarts, M.P.J., & Tenner, A.D. (Eds., 2010). Editorial: Experiencing Light. Lighting Research & Technology, 42, 269.

de Kort, Y. A. W., & Smolders, K. C. H. J. (2010). Effects of Dynamic Lighting on Office Workers: First-year Results of a Longitudinal Field Study. Lighting Research & Technology, 42, 345-360.

Poels, K., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., and Van Iersel, B. (2010). Digital Games, the Aftermath. Qualitative insights into Post Game Experiences. In R. Bernhaupt, R. (Ed.). Evaluating User Experiences in Games, IX, 277 p. Berlin: Springer. Available here.

2009

Gajadhar, B.J, de Kort, Y. A. W., & IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2009). Rules of engagement: Influence of co-player presence on player involvement in digital games. International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations, 1(3), 14-27.

de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., Vogels, I.M.L.C., Aarts, M.P.J., Tenner, A.D., & Smolders, K.C.H.J. (eds., 2009). Proceedings of Experiencing Light 2009. International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven: Eindhoven University of Technology, ISBN 978-90-386-2053-4

de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., Vogels, I.M.L.C., Aarts, M.P.J., Tenner, A.D., & Smolders, K.C.H.J. (eds., 2009). Adjunct Proceedings of Experiencing Light 2009. International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven: Eindhoven University of Technology, ISBN 978-90-386-2054-1

Nap, H.H., de Kort, Y.A.W., & IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2009). Senior gamers: Preferences, motivations, needs. Gerontechnology, 8 (4), 247-262.

Zwartkruis-Pelgrim, P.H., Hoonhout, H.C.M., Lashina, T.A., Kort, de, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (in press). Creating atmospheres: the effects of ambient scent and coloured lighting on environmental assessment. In: P. Desmet, J. van Erp, & M. Karlsson (Eds.), Design and Emotion. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2008

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2008). People, places, and play: Player experience in a socio-spatial context. ACM Computers in Entertainment, 6 (2), Article No. 18.

de Kort, Y. A. W, McCalley, T, & Midden, C. J. H. (2008). Persuasive trash cans; Activation of littering norms by design. Environment and Behavior, 40, 870 - 891. online first pdf

Haans, A., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2008) Investigating the Persistence of the Rubber Hand Illusion: The Role of the Body Schema. Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 5, 389–394.

IJsselsteijn, W. A., Oosting, W., Vogels, I. M., de Kort, Y. A. W., & van Loenen, E. (2008). A Room with a Cue: The Efficacy of Movement Parallax, Occlusion, and Blur in Creating a Virtual Window. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, , 17 (3), 269-282.

2007

Haans, A., Kaiser, F. G. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2007). Privacy Needs in Office Environments: Development of a Behavior-Based Privacy Measure. European Psychologist, 12, 93-102.

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Midden, C. J. H., Eggen, B., & Fogg, B. J. (Eds.) (2007). Persuasive 2007. Second International Conference on Persuasive Technology, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4744. Berlin: Springer.

2006

IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., & Haans, A. (2006). Is this my hand I see before me? The Rubber Hand Illusion in Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality. Presence, Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 15, 455-464.

IJsselsteijn, W. A., de Kort, Y. A. W., Westerink, J., de Jager, M., & Bonants, R. (2006). Virtual Fitness: Stimulating Exercise Behavior through Media Technology. Presence, Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 15, 688-698.

IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., Midden, C., Eggen, B., & van den Hoven, E. (eds., 2006). Persuasive Technology. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3962. Berlin: Springer.

de Jager, M., Westerink, J., Roersma, M., Bonants, R., Vermeulen, J., van Herk, J., de Kort, Y.A.W., & IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2006). The fitness coach. In: E. Aarts & E. Diederiks (eds.), Ambient Lifestyle: From Concept to Experience. Amsterdam: BIS Publishers, pp. 156-158.

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2006). Reality check: The role of realism in stress reduction using media technology. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 9 (2), 230-233.

de Kort, Y. A. W., Meijnders, A. L., Sponselee, A.-M., & IJsselsteijn, W. A. (in press) What’s wrong with virtual trees? Journal of Environmental Psychology, 26, 309-320.

Hoekstra, E., de Kort, Y. A. W., van Liempd, I. (2006). Gebouwen voor kinderopvang onder de loep. Bussum: Thoth.

2005 and older

IJsselsteijn, W. A., de Kort, Y. A. W., Westerink, J., de Jager, M., & Bonants, R. (2004). Fun and sports: Enhancing the home fitness experience. In Rauterberg M. (Ed)  Entertainment Computing - ICEC 2004, 3rd International conference,  Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3166, pp. 46-56. pdf-file.

de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Kooijman, J., & Schuurmans, Y. (2003). Virtual laboratories: Comparability of real and virtual environments for environmental psychology. Presence, Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 12, 360-373. pdf-file

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Midden, C.J.H., Eggen, J. H., Hoven, E. A. W. H. van den (2005) Persuasive Gerontechnology. Gerontechnology: International journal on the fundamental aspects of technology to serve the ageing society, 4 (3), 123-127.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (1999). A tale of two adaptations; Coping processes of older persons in the domain of independent living. Dissertation, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. pdf-file

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., Midden, C. J. H., Aarts H., van Wagenberg, A. F. (2001). Determinants of adaptive behavior among older persons; Self-efficacy, importance and personal dispositions as directive mechanisms. International journal for Aging and Human development, Vol 53 (4), 263-283. pdf-file

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., Midden, C. J. H., Aarts H. & Wagenberg A. F. van. (1998). De rol van waargenomen eigen effectiviteit, vasthoudendheid en flexibiliteit in het coping gedrag van zelfstandig wonende ouderen. In W. Otten, R. M. Meertens, R. Vermunt, & J. B. F. de Wit, Sociale Psychologie en haar Toepassingen. Reeks Toegepaste Sociale Psychologie XII, pp. 153-166. Delft: Eburon.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., Midden, C. J. H., & van Wagenberg, A. F. (1998). Predictors of the adaptive problem solving of older persons in their homes. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 18, 187-197. pdf-file

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., van Wagenberg, A. F., & Midden, C. J. H. (1998). Adaptive problem solving processes of older persons in their homes. In J. Graafmans, V. Taipale, & N. Charness (Eds.), Gerontechnology, a sustainable investment in the future. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Volume 48 (pp. 340-346) Amsterdam: IOS.

Westerink, J., de Jager, M., van Herk, J., de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W., van Boven, M., Jacobs, R., van Laarhoven, Y., van der Wal, E. (2004). The influence of virtual coaching on social presence and motivation in home fitnessing. Psychology and Health, 19 (SUPPL. 1), 181-182.  see abstract

Conferences & Proceedings

2012

Beute, F., & de Kort, Y. A. W. Always look on the bright side of life: Ego-replenishing effects of daylight versus artificial light. In: de Kort, Y.A.W., Aarts, M.P.J., Beute, F., Haans, A., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Lakens, D., Smolders, K.C.H.J., van Rijswijk, L. (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings of EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2012: International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-386-3300-8

Beute, F. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2012). Framing Well-being; How a view to nature and daylight entrance can enhance health, cognitive performance, and mood in office workers. Landscape and Health: Effects, Potential and Strategies, January 24 and 25, 2012, Birmensdorf, Switzerland.

de Kort, Y.A.W., Aarts, M.P.J., Beute, F., Haans, A., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Lakens, D., Smolders, K.C.H.J., van Rijswijk, L. (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings of EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2012: International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-386-3300-8.

Ruijten, P.A.M., de Kort, Y.A.W., & Kosnar, P. (2012). Bridging the Gap between the Home and the Lab: A Qualitative Study of Acce Acceptance of an Avatar Feedback System. In: M. Bang and E.L. Ragnemalm (Eds.): PERSUASIVE 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences 7284, pp. 251–255, 2012.

Smolders, K. C. H. J., & de Kort, Y. A. W. Bright light effects on mental fatigue. In: de Kort, Y.A.W., Aarts, M.P.J., Beute, F., Haans, A., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Lakens, D., Smolders, K.C.H.J., van Rijswijk, L. (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings of EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2012: International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-386-3300-8.

Smolders, K. C. H. J., Antal, A., Corona, A., Heijboer, M., Keyes, E., Pollmann, K., & de Kort, Y. A. W. Fact or fiction? Testing effects of suggested illuminance changes. In: de Kort, Y.A.W., Aarts, M.P.J., Beute, F., Haans, A., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Lakens, D., Smolders, K.C.H.J., van Rijswijk, L. (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings of EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2012: International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-386-3300-8.

Smolders, K. C. H. J. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2012). How do you like your light in the morning? Preferences for light settings as a function of time, daylight contribution, alertness and mood. Proceedings of the IAPS 22th Conference, 24 – 29 June 2012, Glasgow, Scotland.

Smolders, K. C. H. J., de Kort, Y. A. W. & Beute, F. (2012). Lighting and self-regulation: Can light revitalise the depleted ego? Proceedings of the IAPS 22th Conference, 24 – 29 June 2012, Glasgow, Scotland.

Smolders, K. C. H. J. (2012). Light effects on mental wellbeing and performance during office hours. Proceedings of the IAPS 22th Conference, 24 – 29 June 2012, Glasgow, Scotland.

Van Rijswijk, L., Haans, A., & de Kort Y. A. W. Intelligent street lighting and perceptions of personal safety. In: de Kort, Y.A.W., Aarts, M.P.J., Beute, F., Haans, A., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Lakens, D., Smolders, K.C.H.J., van Rijswijk, L. (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings of EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2012: International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-386-3300-8.

2011

Beute, F. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2011). Vitalize me! Effects of mediated scenes on the replenishment of self-regulation strength. Preconference workshop. European Association for Social Psychology, to take place July 12-16, Stockholm, Sweden..

Beute, F. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2011). Vitalize me! Overcoming ego-depletion by viewing bright and sunny nature. 9th Biennial Conference Environmental Psychology, September 2011, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Beute, F. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2011).  Let the sun shine brightly: Explicit preference for bright and sunny natural environments. 9th Biennial Conference Environmental Psychology, September 2011, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

de Kort, Y. A. W., Broers, H. A. T., de Laat, J. J. N., Olijve, K. C. M., Thomassen, I. W. J., Smolders, K. C. H. J., & Beute, F. Hungry for light: The effects of ego depletion on light preferences. 9th Biennial Conference Environmental Psychology, September 2011, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Elprama, S. A., Haans, A. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2011). Relation between Privacy and Place Attachment in Student Housing. 9th Biennial Conference Environmental Psychology, September 2011, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Smolders, K.C.H.J., & de Kort, Y.A.W. (2011). Daily light exposure and feelings of alertness and vitality: Intermediate results of a longitudinal study. 9th Biennial Conference Environmental Psychology, September 2011, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Smolders, K.C.H.J., & de Kort, Y.A.W. (2011). Alerting and vitalizing effects of color temperature during daytime: findings on subjective and objective indicators. 9th Biennial Conference Environmental Psychology, September 2011, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Smolders, K. C. H. J., Huygens, M. W. J., Limpens, Y. J. F, de Pee, J., Willemse, C. J. A. M. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2011). How do you like your light in the morning? Preferences for light settings as a function of time, alertness and mood. Proceedings of Environmental Psychology 2011, 26-28 September 2011, Eindhoven.

Smolders, K. C. H. J. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2011). Daily light exposure and feelings of alertness and vitality. Intermediate results of a longitudinal study. Proceedings of the 23rd SLTBR Meeting, 10-13 July 2011, Montreal.

Van Bel, D. T., Smolders, K. C. H. J., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & De Kort, Y. A. W. (2011). Great minds think alike: I-sharing promotes social connectedness. European Association for Social Psychology, to take place July 12-16, Stockholm, Sweden.

Van Beurden, M.H.P.H., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W. (2011). Evaluating stereoscopic displays: Both efficiency measures and perceived workload sensitive to manipulations in binocular disparity. Proceedings of the SPIE.

Van Beurden, M., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2011). User experience of gesture-based interfaces: A comparison with traditional interaction methods on pragmatic and hedonic qualities. GW 2011 – the 9th International Gesture Workshop: Gesture in Embodied Communication and Human-Computer Interaction. May 25-27, Athens, Greece.

Van der Ha, B., de Kort, Y. A. W., & Beute, F. (2011). Seeing, thinking, feeling: Exploring free associations with (non)restorative pictures. 9th Biennial Conference Environmental Psychology, September 2011, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

2010

Van Bel, D. T., Smolders, K. C. H. J., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & De Kort Y. A. W. (2010). How intimate mediated interaction affects Social Connectedness. In: Proceedings of the Etmaal 2010 Dutch Communication Science Conference.

Van Bel, D. T., Smolders, K. C. H. J., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & De Kort Y. A. W. (2010). Similar minds think alike: I-sharing promotes Social Connectedness. 2010 ICA conference "Matters of Communication: Political, Cultural and Technological Challenges. 

Van Bel, D. T., Smolders, K. C. H. J., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & De Kort Y. A. W. (2010). Similar minds think alike: I-sharing promotes Social Connectedness. In: Proceedings of the Etmaal 2010 Dutch Communication Science Conference.

Beute, F. & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2010). Speeding up recovery with daylight & views: Fact or Fiction? Symposium Proceedings Light & Care 2010, Eindhoven, The Netherlands November 10th, 2010, p. 27.

Gajadhar, B.J., Nap, H.H., de Kort, Y.A.W., & IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2010). Let's Sweep some Mines Together: Social Interaction & Competition in Casual Games. In: Calvi, L., Nuijten, K.C.M., & Bouwknegt, H. (eds.), Playability and Player Experience, Proceedings of the Fun and Games 2010 Workshop (Leuven, Belgium, September 15th 2010), 19-30. NHTV Expertise Series 10. NHTV Press.

Gajadhar, B.J., Nap, H.H., de Kort, Y.A.W., & IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2010). Out of Sight, out of Mind: Co-Player effects on Seniors' Player Experience. Proceedings of the Fun and Games 2010 Conference, (Leuven, Belgium, 15-17 September 2010), 74-83.Hoogen, Poels, de Kort, IJsselsteijn (2010). Why Do We Smile When Dying Virtually? Insights on Player Experience From Physiological and Self-Report measures. 2010 ICA conference "Matters of Communication: Political, Cultural and Technological Challenges. 

van den Hoogen, W., Poels, K., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2010). Why Do We Smile When Dying Virtually? Insights on Player Experience From Physiological and Self-Report measures. 2010 ICA conference Matters of Communication: Political, Cultural and Technological Challenges, Singapore, 22-26 June 2010. 21.

van den Hoogen, W., Poels, K., de Kort, Y.A.W., & IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2010). Why do we smile when dying virtually? Insights on player experience from physiological and self report measures. Proceedings of the Etmaal 2010 Dutch Communication Science Conference.

Y.A.W, de Kort, A. Haans, L. Geerdinck, D. van Gennip, M. Horst, J. Servaes (2010). Psychological building blocks for dynamic road lighting: Understanding light’s role in feelings of safety at night. M. Haverlag, G.M.W. Kroesen, & T Taguchi,  LS-WLED 2010, Proceedings of the 12th International symposium on the Science and Technology of Light Sources and the 3rd International Conference on White LEDs and Solid State Lighting, July 11-16, 2010, Eindhoven. Sheffield: FAST-LS Ltd. pp.529-530.

W. Oosting, Y.A.W. de Kort, & W.A. IJsselsteijn. (2010). Parental digital game mediation: Positive parents taking action! E-YOUTH 2010.

Oosting, W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., & de Kort, Y.A.W. (2010). Parents, childern, and digital games: An explorative studies of parental mediation strategies. Proceedings of the Etmaal 2010 Dutch Communication Science Conference.

Poels, K., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., & van Iersel, B.. (2010). World of Warcraft, the Aftermath: How Game Elements Transfer Into Real Life Perceptions and Experiences. 2010 ICA conference "Matters of Communication: Political, Cultural and Technological Challenges. 

K. Poels, W.A. IJsselsteijn, Y.A.W. de Kort, & B. van Iersel. (2010). World of Warcraft, the Aftermath. How Game Elements Transfer into Real-life Perceptions and Experiences. Proceedings of the Etmaal 2010 Dutch Communication Science Conference.

K. Poels, W.M. van den Hoogen, W.A. IJsselsteijn, & Y.A.W. de Kort (2010). Pleasure to Play, Arousal to Stay. The effect of player emotions on digital game preferences and playing time. Proceedings of the Etmaal 2010 Dutch Communication Science Conference.

Smolders, K.C.H.J., & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2010). Light level induces alertness even during daytime: findings on subjective and objective indicators. Symposium Proceedings Light & Care 2010, Eindhoven, The Netherlands November 10th, 2010, p. 26.

2009

van Bel, D. T., Smolders, K. C. H. J., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & De Kort, Y. A. W. (2009). Social connectedness: Concept and measurement. In: V. Callaghan, A. Kameas, A. Reyes, D. Royo & M. Weber (pp.67-74). Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Environments. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press. [2nd prize, best paper competition]

Custers, P., de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & de Kruiff, M. (2009). The effects of lighting on atmosphere perception in retail environments. In: de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., Vogels, I.M.L.C., Aarts, M.P.J., Tenner, A.D., & Smolders, K.C.H.J. (eds., 2009). Proceedings of Experiencing Light 2009. International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven University of Technology, 14-21.

Gajadhar, B.J., de Kort, Y.A.W., and IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2009). See no rival, hear no rival: The role of social cues in digital game settings. Proceedings of CHI Nederland 2009 (Leiden, the Netherlands, June 11th 2009), 25-31.

Gajadhar, B.J., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., & Poels, K. (2009). Where everybody knows your game: The appeal and function of game cafes in western Europe. Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology 2009.

van den Hoogen, W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W. (2009). Yes Wii Can! Using digital games as a rehabilitation platform after stroke - The role of social support. Virtual Rehabilitation International Conference, VR 2009, art. no. 5174233, p. 195.

van den Hoogen, W.M., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W. (2009). Effects of Sensory Immersion on Behavioural Indicators of Player Experience: Movement Synchrony and Controller Pressure. DiGRA 2009, Breaking New Ground: Innovation in Games, Play, Practice and Theory (London, 1-4 September 2009).

de Kort, Y. A. W., & Smolders, K. C. H. J., (2009). Light up my day: A test of dynamic lighting effects on office workers’ wellbeing in the field. In: de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., Vogels, I.M.L.C., Aarts, M.P.J., Tenner, A.D., & Smolders, K.C.H.J. (eds., 2009). Proceedings of Experiencing Light 2009. International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing. Eindhoven University of Technology, 114-121.

de Kort, Y. A. W., Smolders, K. C. H. J., & Kaiser, F. (2009). A behavior-based scale for need for recovery. Accepted for presentation at EDRA40 Kansas City, 27-31 May 2009.

Nacke, L.E., Drachen, A., Kuikkaniemi, K., Niesenhaus, J., Korhonen, H.J., van den Hoogen, W.M., Poels, K., IJsselsteijn, W.A., & de Kort, Y.A.W. (2009) Playability and player experience research. DiGRA 2009, Breaking New Ground: Innovation in Games, Play, Practice and Theory (London, 1-4 September 2009).

Poels, K., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., & B. Van Iersel (2009). World of Warcraft, the Aftermath. How game elements transfer to real life perceptions and experiences. DiGRA 2009, Breaking New Ground: Innovation in Games, Play, Practice and Theory (London, 1-4 September 2009).

Smolders, K. C. H. J., de Kort, Y. A. W., (2009). Light up my day: A test of dynamic lighting effects on office workers’ well-being in the field. LuxEuropa 2009, Istanbul, 9-11 September.

2008

Bakker, S., Markopoulos, P., & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2008). Observing Head-Up Games; an Observation Scheme for Head-Up Behavior. NordiCHI 2008, 20-22 October, Lund, Sweden.

van Bel, D. IJsselsteijn, W. A., & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2008). Interpersonal connectedness: Conceptualization and directions for a measurement instrument. CHI 2008 Extended Abstracts.

Gajadhar, B. J., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2008). Shared fun is doubled fun: Player enjoyment as a function of social setting. Fun and Games 2008, 20-21 October, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Gajadhar, B. J., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2008). Influence of social setting on player experience of digital games. CHI 2008 Extended Abstracts. April 5-10, Florence, Italy.

Gajadhar, B.J, de Kort, Y. A. W., & IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2008). Rules of Engagement: Influence of Co-Player Presence on Player Involvement in Digital Games. Meaningful Play 2008 (East Lansing, Michigan, 9-11 October 2008). Abstract in proceedings, full paper in special issue.

Hoogen, W. H. M., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Kort, Y. A. W. (2008). Exploring Behavioral Expressions of Player Experience in Digital Games. In: A. Nijholt & R. Poppe, Proceedings of the Workshop for Facial and Bodily Expressions for Control and Adaptation of Games (ECAG 2008), September 16, 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp 11-19. (Workshop organized in conjunction with the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition)

Hoogen, W. H. M. van den, IJsselsteijn, W. A., Kort, Y. A. W., & Poels, K. (2008). Towards real-time behavioral indicators of player experiences: Pressure patterns and postural responses. In: A.J. Spink, M.R. Ballintijn, N.D. Bogers, F. Grieco, L.W.S. Loijens, L.P.J.J. Noldus, G. Smit, and P.H. Zimmerman (Eds.), Proceedings of Measuring Behavior 2008 (Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 26-29, 2008), 100-101.

Hoogen, W.M. van den, IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W. (2008) Mapping real-time game-experience usingbehavioural indicators. Paper presented at 58th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.

IJsselsteijn, W. A. , van den Hoogen, W. H. M., Klimmt, C., de Kort, Y. A. W., Lindley, C., Mathiak, K., Poels, K., Ravaja, N., Turpeinen, M., Vorderer, P. (2008). Measuring the Experience of Digital Game Enjoyment. In: A.J. Spink, M.R. Ballintijn, N.D. Bogers, F. Grieco, L.W.S. Loijens, L.P.J.J. Noldus, G. Smit, and P.H. Zimmerman (Eds.), Proceedings of Measuring Behavior 2008 (Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 26-29, 2008), 88-89.

Nap, H. H., IJsselsteijn, W. A., de Kort, Y. A. W. (2008) Seniors' Gaming Needs, Perceptions & Requirements. Meaningful Play 2008 Proceedings (East Lansing, Michigan, 9-11 October 2008).

Poels, K., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2008). How does it feel to play games? Towards a comprehensive categorisation of digital game experience. Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2008 Proceedings [CD Rom], 7-8 February 2008, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Poels, K., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2008). Identification and Validation of Post Game Experiences. In R. Bernhaupt, W. IJsselsteijn, F. Mueller, M. Tscheligi, D. Wixon (Organisers), Workshop "Evaluating User Experiences in Games" at ACM CHI 2008, April 5-10, Florence, Italy.

Poels, K., de Kort, Y.A.W., and IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2008). Observational coding of players’ behavior as a continuous measure of digital game experiences. Paper presented at International Communication Association Conference 2008, Montreal, Canada, May 2008.

Poels, K., de Kort, Y.A.W., and IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2008). Studying the Link between Game Experience and Eating Behavior. Meaningful Play 2008 Proceedings (East Lansing, Michigan, 9-11 October 2008).

Stapel, J. C., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2008). Sharing places: Testing psychological effects of location cueing frequency and explicit vs. inferred closeness. Mobile HCI, Amsterdam, 2008.

2007

IJsselsteijn, W. A., Nap, H. H., de Kort, Y. A. W., Poels, K., Jurgelionis, A., & Bellotti, F. (2007). Characterizing and Measuring User Experiences in Digital Games. Presented at ACE 2007, Salzburg.

IJsselsteijn, W. A.,  Nap, H. H., de Kort, Y. A. W., Poels, K. (2007). Digital Game Design for Elderly Users. Full paper, presented at Futureplay 2007.

Jurgelionis, A., Bellotti, F., IJsselsteijn, W. A., de Kort, Y. A. W., (2007). Evaluation and testing methodology for evolving entertainment systems. Presented at ACE 2007, Salzburg.

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Gajadhar, B. J. (2007). People, Places, and Play: A research framework for digital game experience in a socio-spatial context. Full paper, presented at DiGRA 2007 Tokyo.

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Poels, K. (2007). Digital Games as Social Presence Technology: Development of the Social Presence in Gaming Questionnaire (SPGQ). Full paper, presented at Presence 2007, Barcelona.

Poels, K., de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2007). " It is always a lot of fun! " Exploring Dimensions of Digital Game Experience using Focus Group Methodology. Full paper, presented at Futureplay 2007.

2006

Eyk, A., Geerlings, K., Karimova, D., Meerbeek, B., Wang, L., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., Roersma, M., & Westerink, J. (2006). Effect of a virtual coach on athletes' motivation. In: IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., Midden, C., Eggen, B., & van den Hoven, E. (eds., 2006). Persuasive Technology. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3962. Berlin: Springer, 158-161.

IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., Midden, C.J.H., Eggen, J.H., van den Hoven, E.A.W.H. (2006). Persuasive technology for human well-being: Setting the scene. In: IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., Midden, C., Eggen, B., & van den Hoven, E. (eds., 2006). Persuasive Technology. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3962. Berlin: Springer, 1-5.

de Jager, M., Westerink, J., Roersma, M., Bonants, R., Vermeulen, J., van Herk, J., de Kort, Y.A.W., & IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2006). The fitness coach. In: E. Aarts & E. Diederiks (eds.), Ambient Lifestyle: From Concept to Experience. Amsterdam: BIS Publishers, pp. 156-158.

Kaars, J., Wijermans, C., de Kort, Y. A. W., McCalley, T., Midden, C. J. H. (2006). Anti-litter bins: Persuasion through non-interactive design. In: Y.A.W. de Kort, W.A. IJsselsteijn, C.J.H. Midden, J.H. Eggen, & E.A.W.H. van den Hoven, (Eds.). Persuasive 2006. Adjunct Proceedings of the First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being. Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & Meijnders, A. L. (2006). Beauty or branches? Exploring rapid affective processing as a function of preference and naturalness. In: Tolba, M., Soliman, S., and Abdel-Hadi, A. (eds.), Environment, Health, and Sustainable Development - IAPS 19, 223.

de Kort, Y.A.W., IJsselsteijn, W.A., Midden, C., Eggen, B., & van den Hoven, E. (eds., 2006). Persuasive 2006. Adjunct Proceedings of the First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being. Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.

Pelgrim, P.H., Hoonhout, H.C.M., Lashina, T.A., Engel, J., IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W. (2006). Creating atmospheres: the effects of ambient scent and coloured lighting on environmental assessment. Design & Emotion 2006, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, September 27-29, 2006.

 

2005

Haans, A., IJsselsteijn, W. A., & de Kort, Y. A. W. (2005) Investigating the Persistence of the Rubber Hand Illusion: The Effects of Shape and Texture. ENACTIVE 2005, the 2nd International Conference on Enactive Interfaces, November 17-18, 2005, Genoa - Italy.

IJsselsteijn, W.A., de Kort, Y.A.W., & Haans, A. (2005). Is this my hand I see before me? The Rubber Hand Illusion in Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality. PRESENCE 2005; The 8th Annual International Workshop on Presence, 21-23 September 2005, London, UK. Annual conference proceedings, 41-48.

de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2005). Reality check: The role of realism in stress reduction using media technology. In: Rizzo, A. & Yeh, S.-C. Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Virtual Rehabilitation IWVR, 19-21 September 2005, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 61-68.

Stichting Nederland Schoon en Stichting CROW, m.m.v. Y. de Kort, T. Hesselmans, P. van Welsem, G. Cuperus, D. Reineman & P. Vonk (2005). Afvalbakken in de openbare ruimte; Leidraad voor vormgeving, plaatsing, lediging en onderhoud. Stichting Nederland Schoon en Stichting CROW, februari 2005. See flyer

Westerink, J., de Jager, M., de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A., Bonants, R., Vermeulen, J., van Herk, J., Roersma, M. (2005). Raising Motivation in Home Fitnessing: Effects of a Virtual Landscape and a Virtual Coach with Various Coaching Styles. To be presented at ISSP 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology, 15 - 19 August 2005, Sydney , Australia.

 

2004

IJsselsteijn, W. A., de Kort, Y. A. W., Bonants, R., de Jager, M., Westerink, J. (2004). Virtual cycling: effects of immersion and a virtual coach on motivation and presence in a home fitness application. Proceedings Virtual Reality Design and Evaluation Workshop 2004, 22-23 January 2004, University of Nottingham. pdf-file

de Jager, M., Westerink, J., van Herk, J., de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W., van Boven, M., Jacobs, R., van Laarhoven, Y., & van der Wal, E. (2004). Using Virtual Coaching to influence motivation in home fitnessing. Sport for all 2004: 10th world congress Sport for all, November 11-14, Rome. see abstract

de Jager, M., Westerink, J., Bonants, R., de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2004).Virtual Cycling: the effect of a virtual coach and a virtual landscape on motivation in home fitnessing. ECSS Clermont 2004: 9th Annual congress of the European College Of Sport Science, Clermont-Ferrand 3-6 July 2004. see abstract  

de Kort, Y. A. W. (2004) Fysieke omgeving van zorg: context, medicijn, of wondermiddel? STAGG conferentie Ruimte Vragen, 4 november, Utrecht. stagg presentatie yvonne de kort handout

de Kort, Y. A. W., Gal, R. M., & Staats, H. (2004). Restoration in place: the impact of social context and type of setting on restorative effects. Proceedings of IAPS 2004, Vienna, Austria, p.152. pdf-file

de Kort, Y. A. W., van Liempd, I., Hoekstra, E. (2004). A multi-user multi-method evaluation of childcare facilities in the Netherlands. Proceedings of IAPS 2004, Vienna, Austria, p.151pdf-file

Sponselee, A.-M., de Kort, Y. A. W., Meijnders, A. L. (2004). Healing Media: The moderating role of presence in restoring from stress in a mediated environment. Proceedings of PRESENCE 2004, 197-203.pdf-file

Westerink, J., de Jager, M., van Herk, J., de Kort, Y. A. W., IJsselsteijn, W., van Boven, M., Jacobs, R., van Laarhoven, Y., van der Wal, E. (2004). The influence of virtual coaching on social presence and motivation in home fitnessing. EHPS 2004: 18th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, June 21-24, Helsinki, Finland. see abstract

 

2003 and older

Boekholt, J. T. & Kort, Y. de (1996). Wonen en verplegen: Uitgangspunten voor het bouwen van wooneenheden en voorzieningen voor de verpleging van psychogeriatrische patienten in combinatie met woningen voor ouderen. Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.

IJsselsteijn, W. A., Bierhoff, I., & Slangen – de Kort, Y. A. W. (2001). Duration estimation and presence. Presence 2001, Philadelphia. Abstract on-line: http://www.temple.edu/presence2001/part-present.htm

de Kort, Y. A. W. (2003) Healing Environment in de praktijk. Inleiding op Bouwcollegedag Verpleging en verzorging. 19 juni 2003, Apeldoorn.

de Kort, Y. A. W., Ruepert, P., & Roelofs, V. (2003) How to identify the added value of FM: an integral, process-based POE instrument. EuroFM 2003 Research symposium. Rotterdam, 14-17 May. Papers on line: http://www.eurofm.org

de Kort, Y.(1996). De dagelijkse praktijk van aanpasbaarheid en flexibiliteit. Stichting Postacademisch Onderwijs Gezondheidstechniek en milieutechnologie. Cursus: Gerontechnologie en wonen, 17-18 januari.

de Kort, Y. A. W. (1995). Housing for the independently living elderly: theoretical backgrounds. Eindhoven University of Technology Report, Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences 1995-01.

de Kort, Y. A. W., Wagenberg, A. F. van, & Midden, C. J. H. (1995). Adaptation, problem solving and design of the home environment by elderly people. Paper presented at EDRA 26, Boston, Massachusetts. Eindhoven University of Technology Report, Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences 1995-02.

de Kort, Y. A. W., van Wagenberg, A. F., & Midden, C. J. H. (1995). Everyday environmental problem solving in the home environment by elderly people. In: Knook, D.L., Dittmann-Kohli, F., Duursma, S.A., Huijbers, P.W.J.M., Knipscheer, C.P.M., Ribbe, M.W., Rutten, F.F., & Santvoort, M.M. van: Ageing in a changing Europe, Abstracts of the Third European Congress of Gerontology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 August - 2 September, 1995, 045.1078.

Meijnders, A.L., Slangen - de Kort, Y.A.W., & Drunen, M. van (2001). Energy-efficient ventilation behaviour in the home. In Edge, M. (Ed.), Old world, new ideas-EDRA 32/2001. (p. 204). Edinburgh, Scotland, 3-6 July, 2001.

Meijnders, A. L., Slangen - de Kort, Y.A. W., & Dinnissen, L. A. J. (2000). Privacy and identity in non-territorial office environments. Presentation at IAPS16, Paris, July 2000.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (2002). De fysieke omgeving van zorg: context, medicijn, of wondermiddel? In Zorg en Architectuur: verslag Jubileumcongres Bouwcollege oktober 2002, pp. 54-55. Utrecht: College bouw ziekenhuisvoorzieningen. pdf file

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (2001) Imago van gebouwen – effecten op gebruikers. De Ontwerpmanager; vaktijdschrift voor ontwerpmanagement in de bouw. themanummer Imagomanagement. 2e jaargang, Nr. 1, 4-7.

Slangen – de Kort, Y. A. W. & IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2001).  Virtual environments as a research tool for environmental psychology: a study of comparability of virtual and real environments. Presence 2001, Philadelphia. Abstract on-line: http://www.temple.edu/presence2001/part-present.htm

Slangen – de Kort, Y. A. W. (2000). Out of control; self-efficacy and other issues in independent living for older people. German Center for Reserach on Aging at the University of Heidelberg. 27 maart 2000.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., & Luten, I. (2000). Learning about designing for people; Findings of a stock-taking of ‘human aspects’-related subjects in design and architecture education in Dutch colleges and universities. Presentation at IAPS16, Paris, July 2000.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (1998). Studies on Environment, ageing and adaptation; The older individual as actor, agent, and research participant.  In: J. Teklenburg, J. van Andel, & J. Smeets: Shifting balances; Changing roles in policy, research and design. Book of abstracts  of the 15th International Conference of the IAPS (International Association of People-Environment Studies), 1998, p. 61.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (1998) Therapeutische doelen van de fysieke omgeving voor dementerende ouderen: een discussie over verpleeghunits voor pg. Lezing tijdens de beleidsdag van verpleeghuis Hogewey, 17 maart 1998, Weesp.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., & Verhoef, R. (1998). Home-likeness: A dynamic perspective. In: J. Teklenburg, J. van Andel, & J. Smeets: Shifting balances; Changing roles in policy, research and design. Book of abstracts  of the 15th International Conference of the IAPS (International Association of People-Environment Studies), 1998, p. 61.

Slangen-de Kort, Y. A. W. & Verhoef, R. (1998). Symposium: Environments for people with dementia. A cross-cultural perspective on research and applications. In Teklenburg, J., Andel, J.A. van, Smeets, J. & Seidel, A. (Ed.), Shifting balances; changing roles in policy, research and design. Book of abstracts of the 15th International Conference of the IAPS, pp. 61. Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (1997). The Role of Tenacity, Flexibility, and Self-Efficacy in Proactive Problem Solving of Older People in their Homes. SARUP (School of Architecture and Urban Planning) Research Seminar. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, SARUP & Institute on Aging and Environment, May 5.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., Midden, C. J. H., & Wagenberg, A. F. van (1997). Independent housing and older people; the adaptive problem solving of older persons in their homes. In: M. Gray (Ed.) Evolving Environmental Ideals; Changing ways of life, values and design practices. Book of proceedings, 14th conference of the International Association for People-Environment Studies, Stockholm, Sweden, July 30 - August 3. Stockholm: Department of Architecture and Townplanning, Royal Institute of Technology (pp. 294-303).

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., Midden, C.J.H., & Wagenberg, A.F. van (1997). Self-Efficacy and proactivity: Does perceived ability to alter the physical environment influence older people=s adaptive problem solving behavior? In: Amiel, M.S., & Vischer, J.: Space Design and Management for Place Making, proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Montreal, May 7-11, 1997, p.192.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W., & Verhoef, R. (1997). Dementia Care Facilities in The Netherlands; Current practices and emerging trends, in a Symposium organized by U. Cohen: Environments for people with dementia: A cross cultural perspective on design and research. In: Amiel, M.S., & Vischer, J.: Space Design and Management for Place Making, proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Montreal, May 7-11, 1997, p.141.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (1996). Independent housing and older people; the adaptive problem solving of older persons in their homes. 14th IAPS Conference (International Association for People-Environment Studies), July 30 - August 4, Stockholm, Sweden.

Slangen - de Kort, Y. A. W. (1996). Adaptive problem solving processes of older persons in their homes. 2nd International Conference of Gerontechnology, Helsinki, Finland,15-17 October.

Westerink, J., de Jager, M., van Herk, J., Bonants, R., de Kort, Y. A. W., & IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2003).  Improving home fitnessing - a study into the effects of a virtual environment and a virtual coach giving biofeedback. Proceedings of Philips User Interface Conference 2003 (UI2003), 'Delighting our customer', December 2 and 3, 2003, Philips Research Eindhoven. pdf-file

 

Other research activities

2010 - present Program manager Sound Lighting, Intelligent Lighting Institute (ILI). www.tue.nl/ILI

2012 Organisation committee (chair) EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2012, International conference on effects of natural and artificial lighting on human wellbeing. Autumn 2012, Eindhoven.

2011 ECIS lecture ‘Light’s impact on human health, wellbeing, and performance – Research in the School of Innovation Sciences.’ November 3 2011.

2011 Invited lecture at Light Visions symposium, Dutch Design Week, Piet Hein Eek atelier, Eindhoven, October 27 2011.

2011 Co-organiser of the 9th Biennial Conference on Environmental Psychology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 26 - 28, 2011. http://www.envpsych2011.eu

2011 Keynote lecture ‘How to win friends: Gaming as a socially situated experience’. Multi.player International conference on the social aspects of digital gaming, July 21-23 2011, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

2009 Organisation committee (chair) EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2009, International conference on effects of natural and artificial lighting on human wellbeing. Autumn 2009, Eindhoven. http://www.experiencinglight.nl

2008-present JFS Research School seminar series ‘Digital Games: Research, Design, and Experience’.

2008 Keynote lecture ‘Measuring player experience: how and why?’ for EPINOISI workshop, University of Athens (GREECE), 20-21 September.

2008 Invited lecture & design workshop ‘Safety and Social Interaction’ Grontmij Nederland BV

2003-2008 Invited lectures ‘Healing environments’ in 2‐day Introductory course Buildings for Health Care and Master class ‘Management of Health Care Facilities’ of the Dutch Bouwcollege (former College Bouw Ziekenhuisvoorzieningen). Twice a year.

2007 Organisation committee Persuasive 07, the Second International Conference on Persuasive Technology for human well-being. Stanford, CA, 26-27 April 2007.

2006 Organisation committee Persuasive 06, conference on Persuasive Technology for human well-being. PERSUASIVE 06 was aimed at exploring technology in the service of human health and well-being, within the broader context of a socially and ecologically sustainable society. It took place at the Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 18-19 May 2006.

2005 Member of the board of the Herman Bouma Fund for Gerontechnology Foundation

2004 Evaluation of Dutch child care centers for the 'Waarborgfonds kinderopvang'. Toelichting: In het kader van de Kwaliteitsimpuls huisvesting kinderopvang (http://www.waarborgfondskinderopvang.nl/interface...) Is in samenwerking met AKTA (onderzoeks- en adviesbureau voor ruimtegebruik te Utrecht) deelproject 2: evaluatie van bestaande gebouwen uitgevoerd. Het doel van dit deelproject is om te leren van de ervaringen die zijn opgedaan met de huisvesting van kindercentra. Wat bepaalt de kwaliteit van de huisvesting en welke elementen zijn daarin van belang. 

2002 - present member of the editorial board of the Journal of Housing for the Elderly

1998 - present coordinator of the Environment & Gerontology listserver for the Environment & Gerontology Network of IAPS and EDRA. 

1998 - present member of the Environment & Gerontology Network of IAPS and EDRA.

1998 – 2003 chair of this Network. (International Association of People-Environment Studies).

1998 Organisor of an international workshop: Designing Environments for People with Dementia: Towards Research-Based Innovations, July 1998, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.