Dimitri van der Linden is a full professor at the department of Work and Organizational Psychology at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands). One of his lines of research involves the neuroscience of the peak experience of flow: A state of full task immersion. He also studies other psychological states such as mental fatigue and burnout. He is also engaged in research on individual differences in personality and ability.
He currently is an associate editor in several scientific journals, including Personality and Individual Differences, Acta Psychology, and Frontiers in Psychology.