Josje de Valk joined the Meaning, Culture and Cognition group in November 2014, after finishing the Research Master Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. During her degree, social psychology has been her main interest. She studied for instance emotion recognition in humans & chimpanzees and helping behavior in children.
She is responsible for the practical and administrative side of research alongside of being involved in research projects. Currently, she is working on cross-modal correspondences and soon starting a project on texture ideophones.
Majid, A., Burenhult, N., Stensmyr, M., De Valk, J., & Hansson, B. S. (2018). Olfactory language and abstraction across cultures. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 373: 20170139. doi:0.1098/rstb.2017.0139. Full text (PDF).
De Valk, J. M., Wnuk, E., Huisman, J. L., & Majid, A. (2017). Odor–color associations differ with verbal descriptors for odors: A comparison of three linguistically diverse groups. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(4), 1171-1179. Link to source | Full text (pdf)
Wnuk, E., Valk, J. M., Huisman, J. L. A., & Majid, A. (2017). Hot and Cold Smells: Odor-Temperature Associations across Cultures. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. Link to source
Asifa Majid, Patricia Manko, & Josje de Valk (2017). Language of the senses. In Sanne Dekker (Ed.) Scientific breakthroughs in the classroom! p.40-76. Science Education Hub Radboud University, Nijmegen. Full text | Link to source | Supplementary materials
Asifa Majid, Patricia Manko, & Josje de Valk (2017). Taal der zintuigen. Sanne Dekker & Jan van Baren-Nawrocka (eds.) Wetenschappelijke doorbraken de klas in! p.128-166. Wetenschapsknooppunt Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen. Link to source | Supplementary materials
De Valk, J. M., Wijnen, J. & Kret, M.E. (2015). Anger fosters action. Fast responses in a motor task involving approach movements towards angry faces and bodies. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1240. Full text (pdf)