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Radstaak, dr. M. (Mirjam)

assistant professor

Presence: Monday - Thursday
Room: Cubicus, B127a
Phone number: +31 53 489 4246; +31 53 489 4470 (secr.)
Email: m.radstaak@utwente.nl

Dutch profile

Expertise

Mirjam Radstaak is Assistant Professor at the department of Psychology, Health and Technology. In 2016 she received her PhD at the Radboud University Nijmegen for her thesis: ‘Recovery from stress: the role of perseverative cognition, affect and demanding shift work’. Her current research focuses on the use of technology for improving mental health. Her areas of expertise:

  • Positive Technology
  • Virtual reality
  • Stress
  • Self-compassion

Education

  • Coordinator module Mental Health (B2)
  • Teaching research methods and research project (B2)
  • Supervising bachelor and master theses (B3 & M)

Publications

Radstaak, M., Geurts, S. A. E., Brosschot, J. F., Cillessen, A. H., Kompier, M. A. J. (2011). The role of affect and rumination in cardiovascular recovery from stress. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81, 234 – 244.

Radstaak, M., Geurts, S. A. E., Beckers, D. G. J., Brosschot, J. F., Kompier, M. A. J. (2014). Recovery and well-being among Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) pilots. Applied Ergonomics, 45, 986 -993.

Radstaak, M., Geurts, S. A. E., Brosschot, J. F., Kompier, M. A. J. (2014). Music and psychophysiological recovery from stress. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76, 529 – 537.

Radstaak, M., Geurts, S. A. E., Beckers, D. G. J., Brosschot, J. F., Kompier, M. A. J. (2014). Work stressors, perseverative cognition and objective sleep quality: A longitudinal study among Dutch rescue helicopter pilots. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 56, 469 – 477.

De Bloom, J., Radstaak, M., Geurts, S. A. E., (2014). Vacation effects on behaviour, cognition and emotions of compulsive and non-compulsive workers: Do obsessive workers go ‘cold turkey’? Stress and Health, 30, 232 – 243.