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February 2019: Neeltje’s defense and adolescent risk taking symposium

neeltjeOn February 14, 2019, Neeltje Blankenstein will defend her dissertation: “Risky business? Behavioral and neural mechanisms underlying risky decision-making in adolescents”. As part of the festivities surrounding her defense, we are organizing a Current Perspectives on Adolescent Risk Taking symposium on February 15, 2019.This symposium brings together several international researchers working on the topic of adolescent risk taking. Read on for more information!

 

Celebrating Neeltje Blankenstein’s PhD defense

Current Perspectives on Adolescent Risk Taking symposium

When: February 15th 2019, 13.30-17.00

Where: Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Lange Sint Agnietenstraat 10, Leiden | Room: Congresruimte | https://rijksmuseumboerhaave.nl/bezoek/ 

Attendance is free, but please register by filling out this online registration form.

This symposium brings together several national and international researchers working on the topic of adolescent risk taking. The speakers study these topics using a variety of methods.

The keynote presentation will be given by no other than Dr. Eva Telzer from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

For the full program and abstracts, click here. We look forward to seeing you there! 

 

Anna van Duijvenvoorde, Eveline Crone, and Neeltje Blankenstein

 

Symposium Schedule

13:30 – 14:00 Welcome with coffee & tea

14:00 – 14:05 Introduction

14:05 – 15:00 Keynote: Dr. Eva Telzer, University of North Carolina: New Directions in the Study of Social Influence, Risk Taking, and Neurodevelopment

15:00 – 15:20 Dr. Barbara Braams, VU University Amsterdam: Peer influence on adolescent decision making: dissection of relevant constructs

15:20 – 15.40 Break with coffee & tea

15:40 – 16:00 Tycho Dekkers, University of Amsterdam: Underlying mechanisms of risky decision making in adolescents with ADHD

16:00 – 16:20 Neeltje Blankenstein, Leiden University: Risky Business? Behavioral and neural mechanisms underlying risky decision-making in adolescents

16:20 – 16:40 Simon Ciranka, Max Planck Institute Berlin: Peer influence on adolescent risky decision-making: towards a formal framework

16:40 – 17:00 Wrap up and discussion