GaŽtan Mertens
GaŽtan Mertens
Assistant professor, Tilburg University
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Fear of the coronavirus (COVID-19): Predictors in an online study conducted in March 2020
G Mertens, L Gerritsen, S Duijndam, E Salemink, IM Engelhard
Journal of anxiety disorders 74, 102258, 2020
A systematic review of pliance, tracking, and augmenting
A Kissi, S Hughes, G Mertens, D Barnes-Holmes, J De Houwer, ...
Behavior Modification 41 (5), 683-707, 2017
A review on the effects of verbal instructions in human fear conditioning: Empirical findings, theoretical considerations, and future directions
G Mertens, Y Boddez, D Sevenster, IM Engelhard, J De Houwer
Biological Psychology 137, 49-64, 2018
Navigating the garden of forking paths for data exclusions in fear conditioning research
TB Lonsdorf, M KlingelhŲfer-Jens, M Andreatta, T Beckers, A Chalkia, ...
Elife 8, e52465, 2019
Potentiation of the startle reflex is in line with contingency reversal instructions rather than the conditioning history
G Mertens, J De Houwer
Biological psychology 113, 91-99, 2016
Fear expression and return of fear following threat instruction with or without direct contingency experience
G Mertens, M Kuhn, AK Raes, R Kalisch, J De Houwer, TB Lonsdorf
Cognition and Emotion 30 (5), 968-984, 2016
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence for unaware fear conditioning
G Mertens, IM Engelhard
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 108, 254-268, 2020
The mere exposure instruction effect
P Van Dessel, G Mertens, CT Smith, J De Houwer
Experimental psychology, 2017
A step-by-step guide on preregistration and effective data sharing for psychopathology research.
AM Krypotos, I Klugkist, G Mertens, IM Engelhard
Journal of Abnormal Psychology 128 (6), 517, 2019
A review on mental imagery in fear conditioning research 100 years since the ‘Little Albert’study
G Mertens, AM Krypotos, IM Engelhard
Behaviour research and therapy 126, 103556, 2020
Preregistration of analyses of preexisting data
G Mertens, AM Krypotos
Psychologica Belgica 59 (1), 338, 2019
Changing negative autobiographical memories in the lab: a comparison of three eye-movement tasks
G Mertens, AM Krypotos, A van Logtestijn, E Landkroon, SC van Veen, ...
Memory 27 (3), 295-305, 2019
State anxiety modulates the return of fear
M Kuhn, G Mertens, TB Lonsdorf
International Journal of Psychophysiology 110, 194-199, 2016
Can prepared fear conditioning result from verbal instructions?
G Mertens, AK Raes, J De Houwer
Learning and Motivation 53, 7-23, 2016
Tackling fear: Beyond associative memory activation as the only determinant of fear responding
Y Boddez, A Moors, G Mertens, J De Houwer
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 112, 410-419, 2020
Human fear conditioning is moderated by stimulus contingency instructions
G Mertens, Y Boddez, AM Krypotos, IM Engelhard
Biological Psychology 158, 107994, 2021
Optimism, mindfulness, and resilience as potential protective factors for the mental health consequences of fear of the coronavirus
LMW Vos, M Habibović, I NyklŪček, T Smeets, G Mertens
Psychiatry Research 300, 113927, 2021
Behavioral and physiological evidence challenges the automatic acquisition of evaluations
O Corneille, G Mertens
Current Directions in Psychological Science 29 (6), 569-574, 2020
Instructed fear stimuli bias visual attention
B Deltomme, G Mertens, H Tibboel, S Braem
Acta psychologica 184, 31-38, 2018
The impact of a context switch and context instructions on the return of verbally conditioned fear
G Mertens, J De Houwer
Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 51, 10-18, 2016
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