PhD Defense Michelle Achterberg

Michelle Achterberg will defend her PhD dissertation on 12 March 2020 in the Academy Building of Leiden University. Her PhD-project is part of the Leiden Consortium on Individual Development (L-CID). In her PhD thesis, she provides a comprehensive overview of the underlying mechanisms of social emotion regulation in childhood. She shows that the brain is prone to signal for socially relevant information and that the network of social saliency is already present in childhood.

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Time: 16:15 – 17:00

Location: Academy Building, Rapenburg 73, 2311 GJ Leiden

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Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam, the Netherlands