Geert Crombez

Experimental-Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium.


Evidence for an integrated visuo-nociceptive representation of the peripersonal space of the hand.

De Paepe AL, Crombez G, Legrain V. Neuropsychologia (2017); 101:121-131.

What's coming near? The influence of dynamic visual stimuli on nociceptive processing

De Paepe AL, Crombez G, Legrain V. PLoS ONE (2016); 11(5):e0155864. [PDF]

From a somatotopic to a spatiotopic frame of reference for the localization of nociceptive stimuli

De Paepe AL, Crombez G, Legrain V. PLoS ONE. (2015) 10(8):e0137120. [PDF]

Mapping nociceptive stimuli in a peripersonal frame of reference: Evidence from a temporal order judgment task

De Paepe A, Crombez G, Spence C, Legrain V. Neuropsychologia (2014); 56:219-28. [PDF]

Shielding cognition from nociception with working memory

Legrain V, Crombez G, Plaghki L, Mouraux A. Cortex (2013); 49(7):1922-34. [PDF]

The role of spatial attention in attentional control over pain: an experimental investigation.

Van Ryckeghem D, Van Damme S, Crombez G, Eccleston C, Verhoeven K, Legrain V. Exp Brain Res (2011); 208(2): 269-275. [PDF]

The role of working memory in the attentional control of pain.

 Legrain V, Crombez G, Verhoeven K, Mouraux A. Pain (2011); 152(2): 453-9. [PDF]

Keeping pain in mind: a motivational account of attention to pain.

Van Damme S, Legrain V, Vogt J, Crombez G. Neurosci Biobehav Rev (2010);34(2):204-213. 

Why become more general when we can be more specific?

Van Damme S, Crombez G, Wiech K, Legrain V, Peters ML, Eccleston C.  Pain 2009;144(3):342-343. Comment on Hollins et al. "Perceived intensity and unpleasantness of cutaneous and auditory stimuli: an evaluation of the generalized hypervigilance hypothesis" [Pain 2009;141:215-221], and on Rollman "Perspectives on hypervigilance" [Pain 2009;141:183-184]. author reply 343-344. 

A neurocognitive model of attention to pain: behavioral and neuroimaging evidence.

Legrain V, Van Damme S, Eccleston C, Davis KD, Seminowicz DA, Crombez G. Pain 2009;144:230-232. [PDF]