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Dr Annemieke van den Tol

Job: Lecturer in psychology

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 250 6904

E: annemieke.vandentol@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/appliedsocialsciences

 

Research group affiliations

  • Self and Identity Research Group (De Montfort University)
  • Music and Health Research Group (University of Limerick)

Publications and outputs 

  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., &  Ritchie, T. D.(book-chapter in press). Emotion memory and music: A critical review and recommendations for future research.Music, Memory and Autobiography. (Eds: Professor Strollo Maria Rosaria and Dr. Romano Alessandra).
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (2014). Listening to sad music in adverse situations: Music selection strategies, self-regulatory goals, listening effect, and mood-enhancement. Psychology of Music, doi: 10.1177/0305735613517410
  • Media coverage of 60 mentions which include:BBC, Newstalk radio (a national radio station in Ireland), 98FM in Dublin,The Times, The Daily mail, http://bps-research-digest PR Value (estimated equivalent advertising spend) £137,800.95*
    Circulation/reach: 7,960,661* (*excludes broadcast)
  • Maher, P, Van Tilburg, W. A. P. & Van den Tol A. J. M. (2013). Meaning in music: Deviations from expectation in music polarize in-group and out-group attitudes. European Journal of Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.1969
  • Media coverage for this paper includes:The Pacific Standard, California
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M. (2013).A self-regulatory perspective on people’s decision to engage in listening to self-selected sad music when feeling sad. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind & Brain, 23 (1)DOI: 10.1037/a0030704
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (2013). Exploring a rationale for choosing to listen to sad music when feeling sad. Psychology of Music, 41 (4), 440-465.
  • Media Coverage for this paper:http://bps-research-digesthttp://mindovermusic.wordpress.com
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (2012). A self-regulatory perspective on choosing ‘sad’ music to enhance mood. Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Music Perception and Cognition and the 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, July 23- 28, Thessaloniki, Greece.]

Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in Psychology Research
    Supervised by Professor Jane Edwards, University of Limerick,Music and Health Research Group, University of Limerick, IrelandTopic: A self-regulatory perspective on people’s decision to engage in listening to self-selected sad music when feeling sad.
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology and Mental Health
    Tilburg University, the Netherlands
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
    Tilburg University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Management
    Fontys Hogescholen [Fontys University], Tilburg, the Netherlands]
     

Courses taught

Primary Lecturer

  • Personality (Module Convenor), University of Kent
    Undergraduate level (Psychology) Autumn 2013
  • Culture and Psychology (Module Convenor), University of Kent
    Undergraduate level (Psychology) Autumn 2013
  • Advanced Analysis in Psychology (Module Convenor), University of Limerick
    Postgraduate level (Psychology) Spring 2013
  • Music Dance and Human Behaviour (Module Convenor), University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Irish Traditional Music and Dance – Voice and Dance)
    Spring 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Quantitative Analysis in Sociology
    Undergraduate level (Sociology, Economics, Music Technology).
    Spring 2013

Guest Lecturer

  • Introduction to Psychology 1, University of Kent
    Undergraduate level (Psychology) Autumn 2013
  • Introduction to Social Psychology 1, University of Kent
    Undergraduate level (Psychology)
    Spring 2014
  • Current Issues in Social and applied Psychology, University of Kent
    Undergraduate level (Psychology) Autumn 2013
  • Introduction to Research Methods, University of Limerick
    Post graduate Level (Music Therapy - Arts and health) Autumn and Spring 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Practical Psychology, University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Psychology).
    Spring 2012

Supervision

  • Supervision of Undergraduate’s and Master's Major Research Projects,
    University of Kent & University of Limerick 2011-2014 

Labs Taught

  • Advanced Empirical Psychology, University of Limerick
    Postgraduate level (Psychology). Spring 2012
  • Empirical Psychology I, University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Psychology). Autumn 2011
  • Empirical Psychology II, University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Psychology).
    Spring 2012
  • Practical Psychology, University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Psychology). Autumn 2011
  • Quantitative Analysis in Sociology, University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Sociology, Economics, Music Technology). Spring 2013

Tutorials

  • Psychology and Everyday Life, University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Psychology). Autumn 2011
  • Music, Dance and Human Behaviour, University of Limerick
    Undergraduate level (Irish Traditional Music and Dance -Voice and Dance).
    Spring 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Honours and awards

  • Research Award to present at the SEMPRE 40th year conference, London, valued at ₤350. 08/2012
  • Awarded by the Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)  12/ 2011
  • Academic Postgraduate Fee Waiver 2011-2012, valued at €5000
    Awarded by the University of Limerick
  • Research Award to present at the Power of Music Conference in Perth, Australia, valued at ₤500. Awarded by SEMPRE 08/2011
  • Stipend for the Power of Music Conference in Perth, Australia, valued at $165.00 AUD 08/2011 Received from the University of Western Australia
  • Research Award for the Striking a Chord Conference in Folkestone, England, valued at ₤360 Awarded by SEMPRE 04/2011
  • Stipend for the International Summer School in Affective Science,
    Geneva, Switzerland 2011, valued at €1400
    Received from the National Centre of Competence in Research for the Affective Sciences 04/ 2011
  • Academic Postgraduate Fee Waiver 2010-2011, valued at €5,000
    Awarded by the University of Limerick 12/2010
  • Academic Postgraduate Fee Waiver, 2009-2010, valued at €5,000
    Awarded by Music and Health Research Group 12/2009

Projects

  • Music and Meaning in Life
  • Music and Meaning Threat
  • Music and Social Identity
  • Music, Memory, and Nostalgia
  • Music, Emotion, and Self-regulation
  • Ironic Enjoyment of Music
  • Narcissism

  • Moral Emotions (shame and disgust)

Conference attendance

  • Maher, P, Van Tilburg, W. A. P. & Van den Tol A. J. M. (July, 2014). Meaning in music
  • Deviations from expectation in music polarize in-group and out-group attitudes. European Association for Social Psychology. University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M. (June, 2014). Music Psychology. Radio Brain Bites, Canterbury Kent.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M. (June, 2014). Music and meaning: Listening to music enhances meaning. Science Café Canterbury.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M. & Edwards, J. (April, 2014). Music and emotion: Listening to sad music enhances acceptance based Coping. Tilburg University
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M. & Edwards, J.  (February, 2014). Music and emotion: Listening to sad music enhances acceptance based Coping. University of Kent
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M. (October, 2012). Happy and sad music: On the role of emotions and appraisals in the decision to engage in music listening. Presentation at the ‘Insights in education in music and dance conference’, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M. (September, 2012). Happy and sad music: On the role of emotions and appraisals in the decision to engage in music listening. Poster presentation at the ‘40th year SEMPRE conference’, Institute of education, London, England. Abstract published in conference booklet.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (August, 2012). A self-regulatory perspective on choosing ‘sad’ music to enhance mood. Oral  presentation at Irish Sound Science and Technology Association (ISSTA),University of Limerick.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (July, 2012). A self-regulatory perspective on choosing ‘sad’ music to enhance mood. Symposium on music and self-regulation – 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (April, 2011). A self-regulatory perspective on choosing ‘sad’ music to enhance mood. Oral presentation at the ‘ International Symposium on Emotion Regulation’  University of Limerick, Ireland. Abstract published in conference paper.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (November, 2011). A self-regulatory perspective on choosing ‘sad’ music to enhance mood. Oral presentation at the ‘Power of Music’ – The 34th National Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia and the 2nd International Conference on Music and Emotion, University of Western Australia, Australia.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (September, 2011). A self-regulatory perspective on choosing ‘sad’ music to enhance mood. ‘Striking a Chord’ Music, Health and Wellbeing: Current Developments in Research and Practice, University Centre Folkestone, England.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (August, 2011). A self-regulatory perspective on choosing ‘sad’ music to enhance mood. Research poster displayed at Attendant International Summer School in Affective Science, Affective Science Research Centre, University of Geneva, Switzerland. 
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (February, 2011) Listening to sad music. ‘The International Conference on Traditional Music’ (ICTM), University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (November, 2010).The sound of sadness: Why people listen to sad music. ‘Mozart and Science’, Krems, Austria.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (July, 2010). The sound of sadness: An exploration of why people sometimes listen to sad music. The Research Methods Festival (ESRC), Oxford, England.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (March, 2010). Listening to sad music. Oral presentation at ‘the Music & Health Research Group seminar day’, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.
  • Van den Tol, A. J. M., & Edwards, J. (January, 2010). Music listening and personality, a review on the literature. Oral presentation at the ‘Music & Health Research Group seminar day’, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.

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