Eveline Crone
Principal Investigator, Professor

Eveline is full professor of neurocognitive developmental psychology at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

Lina van Drunen
PhD Candidate

Lina is a PhD Candidate studying Individual differences in environmental and genetic effects on structural brain development.

Sophie Sweijen
PhD Candidate

Sophie is a PhD Candidate at the Erasmus Sync Lab, working on the Brainlinks Project.

Kayla Green
PhD Candidate

Kayla is a PhD Candidate, interested in the behavioural and neural predictors of wellbeing.

Lotte van Rijn
PhD Candidate

Lotte van Rijn is a PhD candidate in the Growing Up Together in Society (GUTS) research program as part of the Rotterdam cohort.

Ilse van de Groep
Healthy Start Fellow

Ilse van de Groep is a Postdoctoral researcher studying the behavioral and neural development of antisocial behavior in young adulthood.

Yara Toenders
Healthy Start Fellow

Yara is a postdoctoral researcher, who is interested in mental health during development from childhood to young adulthood.

Stephan Heunis
Postdoctoral researcher

Stephan is a part-time postdoctoral research engineer focusing on reproducible analysis pipelines, data management processes, and visualisation.

Suzanne van de Groep
Assistant Professor

Suzanne is an associate researcher of the SYNC lab studying the behavioral and neural development of prosocial behavior.

Michelle Achterberg
Assistant Professor

Michelle is an assistant professor interested in longitudinal brain development, social information processing and behavioral control.

Lysanne te Brinke
Research fellow

Lysanne is a research fellow of the SYNC lab and is highly involved in our citizen science initiatives.

Eduard Klapwijk
Data steward

Eduard is a researcher and research data steward interested in the development of antisocial and risky behavior - also has a strong focus on open science.

Mark Mulder
Data manager

Mark has a background in psychology and obtained his Master in Economic and Consumer Psychology at Leiden University in 2019.

Simone Mulder
Data manager

Simone Mulder is a Data Manager for the SYNC lab and the Growing Up Together in Society (GUTS) research program, with special interests in open science, health care, programming, and (meta)data visualizations.

Yolijn Aarts
Project Coordinator

Yolijn is project coordinator and is involved in the Gravitation program ‘Growing Up Together in Society (GUTS)’.

Ethell-Marjorie Dubois
PhD Candidate

Ethell is a PhD candidate at the Erasmus SYNC lab, working on the GUTS project.

Ruth Frans
PhD Candidate

Ruth is a PhD candidate at the Erasmus SYNC lab. She aims to explore how classrooms and schools can become an environment in which the development of purpose in adolescents is further encouraged.

Ties Fakkel
Postdoctoral researcher

Ties is a postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus SYNC Lab. Ties focusses on understanding how adolescents end up with a similar or different socioeconomic position compared to their parents.

Sterre van Riel
Science Communication manager

Sterre is science communication manager at the SYNC lab and the ‘Growing Up Together in Society (GUTS)’ program. She translates and communicates scientific matters into language that is understandable for everyone in society.

Kitty de Vries
Knowledge Broker

Kitty is the knowledge broker for the 'Growing Up Together in Society (GUTS)' project. Her goal is to bridge the gap between research and society.

Eleni Koulouki
Project Manager Erasmus Chairs

Eleni is the project manager Erasmus Chairs. She supports Erasmus Professor Eveline Crone in her mission to create positive social impact.

Noura Borggreven
Knowledge Coordinator

Noura Borggreven is knowledge coordinator at Erasmus SYNC lab and is involved with the overarching societal impact of SYNC lab.

Anne-Wil Kramer
Postdoctoral researcher

Anne-Wil is a postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus SYNC lab. She is part of the YoungXperts team and leads the project on Youth Perspective on Climate Change together with various societal partners.

Jaïr van Nes
Research assistant

Jaïr is a research assistant and is involved in our longitudinal Braintime project on adolescent brain development.

Caroline Elkhoury
Research assistant

Caroline is a research assistant at the SYNC lab and is involved in the Gravitation program ‘Growing Up Together in Society (GUTS)’.

Dimitri Mau Asam
Art director

Dimitri is Art director and graphic designer responsible for the entire branding of SYNC lab.



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