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Simone Dobbelaar

s.dobbelaar [at] fsw.leidenuniv. [dot] nl

Simone Dobbelaar is a PhD candidate at the Developmental and Educational Psychology Unit of Leiden University's Institute of Psychology. After completing the bachelors Psychobiology and Psychology, she obtained her Research Master Psychology at the University of Amsterdam with a specialization in Brain and Cognition and Clinical Psychology (2018, cum laude). In her master thesis, she studied the role of context in declarative memory interference. In January 2019, Simone started her PhD project on the relation between variations in social environment and brain development in childhood and early adolescence. This project is supervised by Prof. Dr. Eveline Crone and part of the Leiden Consortium on Individual Development (L-CID).