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


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

Kooiker MJG, Verbunt HJM, van der Steen J, Pel JJM
in Brain & development 2018

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

Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, van der Steen-Kant SP, van der Steen J
in Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE 2016

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

Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, Verbunt HJ, de Wit GC, van Genderen MM, van der Steen J
in Acta ophthalmologica 2016

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

Kooiker, M. J., van der Steen, J. and Pel, J. J.
in Journal of vision 2016

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

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.
in J Child Neurol 2014

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

Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, van der Steen J
in Journal of child neurology 2014

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

Kooiker MJ, van der Steen J, Pel JJ
in Journal of neuroscience methods 2014

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

Kooiker MJ, Pel JJ, van der Steen J
in Research in developmental disabilities 2014
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