Prof. Wiers is full professor of developmental psychopathology at the University of Amsterdam. He is internationally known for his work on assessing and changing implicit cognitive processes in addiction. He published over 250 international papers and many books and book-chapters. He received the prestigious VIDI (2002) and VICI (2008) research grants from the Dutch National Science Foundation (N.W.O.) for research on implicit cognition and addiction. With Alan Stacy, he edited the Handbook of Implicit Cognition and Addiction (SAGE, 2006). He is senior editor of the no 1 ranked journal in the field of substance abuse (Addiction) and on the editorial board of several other Addiction journals.