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June 2017: Eveline Crone wins 2017 Spinoza Prize!

evelinecEveline has won the NWO Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific distinction in the Netherlands! Eveline has been given this prize for her exceptional, pioneering, and inspiring work on decision making in adolescence. Her innovative insights were the impetus for an entirely new field of research. Laureates of the NWO Spinoza Prize each receive 2.5 million euros which they can spend on scientific research. Read on for more information and a video!

Eveline spinozaEveline's research has been key in understanding the way in which young people make decisions. Eveline investigates adolescence not only in terms of vulnerabilities (e.g., risk taking), but also in terms of opportunities (e.g., prosocial behavior, creativity).

With the Spinoza Prize Eveline plans to combine current research projects to investigate links between these vulnerabilities and opportunities in adolescence.

Click here for more information or watch the video below (in Dutch) to see what Eveline's plans are. Congratulations Eveline!