Marlou  Kooiker


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Marlou Kooiker (M.J.G.)

  • PhD
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Erasmus MC

Research Interests

  1. Visual information processing in pediatric risk groups
  2. Eye movement correlates of visuospatial behavior
  3. Neuropsychological profiles & brain imaging markers
  4. Development of childhood attention and perception



PhD Neuroscience

in Erasmus MC


research MSc Cognitive Neuropsychology

in VU University Amsterdam


MSc Brain & Behavior

in University of Groningen



Postdoctoral fellow Neuroscience

in Erasmus MC Rotterdam


PhD candidate Neuroscience

in Erasmus MC Rotterdam


Research assistant Cognitive Psychology

in VU University Amsterdam


Combining visual sensory functions and visuospatial orienting functions in children with visual pathology: A longitudinal study.

in Brain & development
Kooiker MJG, Verbunt HJM, van der Steen J, Pel JJM
DOI: 10.1016/j.braindev.2018.09.006

A Method to Quantify Visual Information Processing in Children Using Eye Tracking.

in Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE
Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, van der Steen-Kant SP, van der Steen J
DOI: 10.3791/54031

Quantification of visual function assessment using remote eye tracking in children: validity and applicability.

in Acta ophthalmologica
Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, Verbunt HJ, de Wit GC, van Genderen MM, van der Steen J
DOI: 10.1111/aos.13038

Development of salience-driven and visually-guided eye movement responses

in Journal of vision
Kooiker, M. J., van der Steen, J. and Pel, J. J.

Orienting responses to various visual stimuli in children with visual processing impairments or infantile nystagmus syndrome

in J Child Neurol
Pel, J. J., Kooiker, M. J., van der Does, J. M., Boot, F. H., de Faber, J. T., van der Steen-Kant, S. P. and van der Steen, J.
DOI: 10.1177/0883073813511150

The relationship between visual orienting responses and clinical characteristics in children attending special education for the visually impaired.

in Journal of child neurology
Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, van der Steen J
DOI: 10.1177/0883073814539556

Reliability of visual orienting response measures in children with and without visual impairments.

in Journal of neuroscience methods
Kooiker MJ, van der Steen J, Pel JJ
DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.06.005

Viewing behavior and related clinical characteristics in a population of children with visual impairments in the Netherlands.

in Research in developmental disabilities
Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, van der Steen J
DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2014.03.038
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