Juvenile Antisocial Behavior during Covid-19

PhD Candidate Ilse van de Groep has written a blog (in Dutch) for NeurolabNL about antisocial behavior during the current crisis. Together with Resist project research assistant Merel Spaander, she explains why youth show (more of) this type of behavior during the lockdown, and why it is particularly important to help the most vulnerable amongst them.

PhD Research in Times of Corona: How I Try to Adapt

As a PhD candidate, you carry out research that no one has ever done before to answer questions that have never been answered. After a few years, this – hopefully – results in a thesis that clearly makes a novel contribution to the existing literature and a doctorate. This is a daunting task – it takes a lot of motivation …

Our new website is live! (11)
Blue, Orange and White Artist Photo Musicians Collection YouTube Thumbnail (9)

SYNC ànd swim! Starting a new lab during COVID-19

When I decided to start a new lab, I knew it would be an adventure. But I never imagined our first challenge would be to start a lab in quarantine! In April 2020, my lab and I transferred to Erasmus University Rotterdam. In reality, of course, we started from home, but we all tried to make the best of it. …

Interview: Why Youth Struggle with Corona Rules

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, it is prohibited to have gatherings with more than three individuals and mandatory to keep a distance of 1.5 meters in the Netherlands. Young people seem to really struggle to keep to these rules. Why is that? Suzanne van de Groep explains why youngsters struggle with the corona-rules in a recent interview with …

Interview: The Adolescent Brain in Times of Corona

Eveline Crone talked with Radio 1 presenter Patrick Lodiers about the development of the adolescent brain and gives a sneak preview of our new research projects, in which we examine how Dutch younsters experience the current crisis. You can listen to the interview here (in Dutch): https://www.nporadio1.nl/de-nieuws-bv/onderwerpen/534553-het-puberbrein-in-tijden-van-corona