MSc, PhD Aline Sevenants graduated as a psychologist and obtained her PhD in 2011 at the Laboratory for Experimental Psychology of the KU Leuven. Her doctoral thesis was about reasoning with conditional propositions and the relation with intelligence and motivation. In 2013 she joined LUCAS – the Centre for Care research and consultancy of the KU Leuven. As a senior researcher, her research themes include, among others, communication in health care relationships, advance care planning in general and more specifically for people with dementia, palliative care, quality of life and quality of care. She teaches communication skills to medical students and biomedical sciences students at the Medicine Faculty of the KU Leuven.