Annual Groningen Lectures on Ecological Psychology

Date. Thursday November 2nd, 2023.

Location. Gadourekzaal (B0126), Grote Rozenstraat 31, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Registration. Please register before October 22nd by filling out this form.



To foster discussion among ecological psychologists in The Netherlands. To that end, we annually invite two speakers who actually practice ecological psychology or have a story to tell that is relevant to the Gibsonian community. Relatively long presentations (45 minutes) with ample room for discussion afterwards. 


13:30 – 15:00 Biophysics of Multimodal Communication and its Relevance for Ecological Psychology
Wim Pouw (Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior).
15:00 – 16:00Coffee
16:00 – 17:30An affordance-based approach to complex societal issues 
Erik Rietveld (University of Amsterdam, University of Twente)
18:00 –
Dinner at Mr. Smith’s Loft

Organised by:

Dr. Laura Cuijpers & Dr. Rob Withagen

Developmental Psychology, RUG & Department for Human Movement Sciences, UMCG