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Frank Van Overwalle

Director C4N, Directors

Biography

Frank Van Overwalle is a professor at the Faculty of Psychology at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). After obtaining his PhD in 1987 on the theme "Causes of success and failure of first-year students: an attributional approach", he became a professor at the VUB in the psychology faculty. He worked on attribution and social cognition, applied his and others' research to the development of artificial neural network models of social cognition, and eventually switched to research on social neuroscience with "real" brains in 2005. He received various scholarships of excellence from his university and the Fund for Scientific Research Flanders on these topics.