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Van Lierde, E., Goubert, L., Lammens, T., Ben Brahim, L., Van den Bussche, E., & Vervoort, T. (2020). The interplay of parent and child coping responses in understanding child functioning in the context of living with a parent with or without chronic pain. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 36(4), 238-248.


Van Lierde, E., Goubert, L., Vervoort, T., Hughes, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2019). Learning to fear pain after observing another’s pain: An experimental study in schoolchildren. European Journal of Pain.

Muscarella, C., Mairesse, O., Hughes, G., Neu, D., & Van den Bussche, E. (2019). Recruitment dynamics of cognitive control in insomnia. Sleep, 42(5), zsz039. [doi:10.1093/sleep/zsz039][pdf]

Fuller, T.E., Cima, R.F.F., Van den Bussche, E., & Vlaeyen, J. (in press). The Fear of Tinnitus Questionnaire (FTQ): Toward a reliable and valid means of assessing fear in adults with tinnitus. Ear and Hearing.

Aben, B., Buc Calderon, C., Van der Cruyssen, L., Picksak, D., Van den Bussche, E., & Verguts, T. (2019). Context-dependent modulation of cognitive control involves different temporal profiles of fronto-parietal activity. Neuroimage, 189, 755-762.[][pdf]

Vandist, K., Storms, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2019). Semisupervised category learning facilitates the development of automaticity. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 81, 137–157.

Aben, B., Iseni, B., Van den Bussche, E., & Verguts, T. (2019). Persistent modification of cognitive control through attention training. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 413-423.


Drescher, L.K., Van den Bussche, E. & Desender, K. (2018). Absence without leave or leave without absence: Examining the interrelations among mind wandering, metacognition and cognitive control. PLoS ONE, 13(2): e0191639.[][pdf]


Aben, B., Verguts, T., & Van den Bussche, E. (2017). Beyond trial-by-trial adaptation: A quantification of the time scale of cognitive control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 509-517.

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2017). Subjective experience of difficulty depends on multiple cues. Scientific Reports, 7:44222.

Desender, K., Buc Calderon, C., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2017). Avoiding the conflict: Metacognitive awareness drives the selection of low-demand contexts. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 1397-1410.

Gordts, S., Uzieblo, K., Neumann, C.S., Van den Bussche, E. & Rossi, G. (2017). Validity of the Self-Report Psychopathy Scales (SRP-III Full and Short Versions) in a Community Sample. Assessment, 24, 308-325.


Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., Hughes, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2016). The temporal dynamics of metacognition: Dissociating task-related activity from later metacognitive processes. Neuropsychologia, 82., 54-64

Desender, K., Beurms, S., & Van den Bussche, E. (2016). Is mental effort exertion contagious? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23, 624-631.


Van Lierde, E., Desender, K., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Is conflict adaptation triggered by feature repetitions? An unexpected finding. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, Article 1358.[pdf]

Schmidt, J. R., Notebaert, W., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Is conflict adaptation an illusion? Frontiers in Psychology, 6, Article 172.[pdf]

Khatibi, A., Schrooten, M., Bosmans, K., Volders, S., Vlaeyen, J., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Sub-optimal presentation of painful facial expressions enhances readiness for action and pain perception following electrocutaneous stimulation. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, Article 913.[pdf]


Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). Feeling the conflict: The crucial role of conflict-experience in adaptation. Psychological Science, 25, 675-683. [][pdf]

Coomans, D., Vandenbossche, J., Homblé, K., Van den Bussche, E., Soetens, E., & Deroost, N. (2014). Does consolidation of visuospatial sequence knowledge depend on eye movements? Plos One, 8(9): e103421. [pdf]


Van den Bussche, E., Vermeiren, A., Desender, K., Gevers, W., Hughes, G., Verguts, T., & Reynvoet, B. (2013). Disentangling conscious and unconscious processing: A subjective trial-based assessment approach. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, article 769, 1-8. [pdf]

Muscarella, C., Brintazzoli, G., Gordts, S., Soetens, E., & Van den Bussche, E. (2013). Short- and long-term effects of conscious, minimally conscious and unconscious brand logos. PLoS ONE 8(5):e57738. [pdf]

Desender, K., Van Lierde, E., & Van den Bussche, E. (2013). Comparing conscious and unconscious conflict adaptation. PLoS ONE 8(2):e55976. [pdf]

Helsen, K., Van den Bussche, E., Vlaeyen, J.W.S., & Goubert, L. (2013). Less is more. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Dutch Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale: Comparison of the full and short version. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44, 21-29.


Sasanguie, D., Van den Bussche, E., & Reynvoet, B. (2012). Predictors for mathematics achievement? Evidence from a longitudinal study. Mind, Brain, and Education, 6, 119-128.

Coomans, D., Deroost, N., Vandenbossche, J., Van den Bussche, E., & Soetens, E. (2012). Visuospatial perceptual sequence learning and eye movements. Experimental Psychology, 59, 279-285.

Desender, K., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). The magnitude of priming effects is not independent of prime awareness. Reply to Francken, van Gaal & de Lange (2011). Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 1571-1572. [pdf]

Velthuis, M.J., Van den Bussche, E., May, A.M., Gijsen, B.C.M., Nijs, S., & Vlaeyen, J.W.S. (2012). Fear of movement in cancer survivors: Validation of the Modified Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia—Fatigue. Psycho-oncology, 21, 762-770.

Brintazzoli, G., Soetens, E., Deroost, N., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). Conscious, but not unconscious, logo priming of brands and related words. Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 824-834. [pdf]

Desender, K., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). Is consciousness necessary for cognitive control? A state of the art. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, article 3, 1-13. [pdf]

Van den Bussche, E., Smets, K., Sasanguie, D. & Reynvoet, B. (2012). The power of unconscious semantic processing: The effect of semantic relatedness between prime and target on subliminal priming. Psychologica Belgica, 52, 59-70. [pdf]


Sasanguie, D., Defever, E., Van den Bussche, E., & Reynvoet, B. (2011). The reliability of and the relation between non-symbolic numerical distance effects in comparison, same-different judgments and priming. Acta Psychologica, 136, 73-80.

Reynvoet, B., Notebaert, K., & Van den Bussche, E. (2011). The processing of two-digit numbers depends on task instructions. Journal of Psychology, 219, 37-41.


Van den Bussche, E., Hughes, G., Van Humbeeck, N., & Reynvoet, B. (2010). The relation between consciousness and attention: an empirical study using the priming paradigm. Consciousness and Cognition, 19, 86-97. [][pdf]

Uzieblo, K., Verschuere, B., Van den Bussche, E., & Crombez, G. (2010). The validity of the Psychopathic Personality Inventory-Revised in a community sample. Assessment, 17, 334-346.

Gheldof, E.L.M, Crombez, G., Van den Bussche, E., Vinck, J., Van Nieuwenhuyse, A., Moens, G., Mairiaux, P., & Vlaeyen, J.W.S. (2010). Pain related fear predicts disability, but not pain severity: A path analytic approach of the fear-avoidance model. European Journal of Pain, 14, 870.e1-870.e9.


Van den Bussche, E., Van den Noortgate W., & Reynvoet, B. (2009). Mechanisms of masked priming: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 135, 452-477.[pdf]

Van den Bussche, E., Notebaert, K. & Reynvoet, B. (2009). Masked primes can be genuinely semantically processed: A picture prime study. Experimental Psychology, 56, 295-300. [pdf]

Reynvoet, B., De Smedt, B., & Van den Bussche, E. (2009). Children’s representation of symbolic magnitude: The development of the priming distance effect. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 103, 480-489.

Van den Bussche, E., & Reynvoet, B. (2009). The mechanisms of masked priming: A state of the art. In E.B. Hartonek (Ed.), Experimental Psychology Research Trends. New York: Nova Science Publishers.


Van den Bussche, E., Segers, G., & Reynvoet, B. (2008). Conscious and unconscious proportion effects in masked priming. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 1345-1358.[pdf]

Van den Bussche, E., & Reynvoet, B. (2008). The asymmetry between top-down effects and unconscious cognition: Additional issues. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 1361-1363.[pdf]


Van den Bussche, E., Crombez, G., Eccleston, C., & Sullivan, J.L.M. (2007). Why women prefer epidural analgesia during childbirth: the role of beliefs about epidural analgesia and pain catastrophizing. European Journal of Pain, 11, 275-282. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2006.03.002] [pdf]

Van den Bussche, E., & Reynvoet, B. (2007). Masked priming effects in semantic categorization are independent of category size. Experimental Psychology, 54, 225-235. [DOI: 10.1027/1618-3169.54.3.225] [pdf]


De Vlieger, P., Van den Bussche, E., Eccleston, C., & Crombez, G. (2006). Finding a solution to the problem of pain: Conceptual formulation and the development of the Pain Solutions Questionnaire (PaSol). Pain, 123, 285-293. [DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2006.03.005]

Gheldof, E.L.M., Vinck, J., Van den Bussche, E., Vlaeyen, J.W.S., Hidding, A., & Crombez, G. (2006). Pain and pain-related fear are associated with functional and social disability in an occupational setting: Evidence of mediation by pain-related fear. European Journal of Pain, 10, 513-525. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2005.07.005]


Van den Bussche, E. (2005). Boekbespreking: Cognitieve therapie bij chronische pijn. Gedragstherapie, 2, 155-158.

Van den Bussche, E., Goubert, L., & Crombez, G. (2005). Response to Dr. Kudel’s letter to the editor. Pain, 115, 216-217. [DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2005.02.007]


Van den Bussche, E., Crombez, G., & Goubert, L. (2004). Vigilantie voor pijn in patiënten met chronische rugpijn: de rol van neuroticisme, catastroferen en pijngerelateerde vrees. Gedragstherapie, 1, 25-43.