Jochem is a PhD-student at the Brain and Development lab under supervision of Prof. Dr. Eveline Crone and Dr. Sabine Peters. He previously studied Economic and Consumer Psychology, and Cognitive Neuroscience at Leiden University. Jochem started as a research assistant in 2014, where he worked on the Braintime project. In his PhD project, he focuses on the neural signature of self-concept development during adolescence. His interests lie mainly in social psychology, cognitive and developmental neuroscience, and decision making.