Depression, substance use, and minor delinquency steeply increase during adolescence. Parents are in a unique position to counter these adaptation problems, but each family is different. Tailoring advice to the family-specific needs and strengths may help parents in their important task of promoting adolescent behavioral and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, theoretical knowledge of how parenting processes operate at the level of individual families is missing.… Continue reading
Dear VNOP members.
Registration for the VNOP CAS Research Days 2018 is open!
The Research Days are organized annually by members of VNOP and CAS and are interesting for all researchers within the field of developmental psychology and pedagogics. The days provide a unique opportunity for young researchers to develop themselves and to present their work.… Continue reading
Dear VNOP members,
The deadline for abstract submissions for the VNOP-CAS Researchdays (taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of November) has been extended to the 1st of October, 2018.
For submission guidelines and submitting your abstract, visit the Researchdays website here: https://vnopcasresearchdays.sites.uu.nl/submission-2018/
Please note that:
- All presentations will take place on the 23rd of November.
Young refugee students in primary education
Jonge vluchtelingleerlingen vormen een kwetsbare groep in het primair onderwijs. Voor leerkrachten is het lastig is om goed aan te sluiten bij de onderwijsbehoeften van deze leerlingen. Allereerst is er met name in de jongste groepen van het primair onderwijs een grote behoefte aan een geïntegreerde onderwijsmethode voor het leren van de Nederlandse taal (NT2).… Continue reading
Two PhD positions
Developmental Psychobiology Lab
Prof.dr. Carolina de Weerth is looking for two highly capable, eager, and intrinsically motivated PhD candidates to join her Developmental Psychobiology Lab (DPBLab). This position is funded by a personal VICI grant awarded to Prof. de Weerth and funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant is on healthy children’s gut microbial colonization in relation to stress early in life and later brain functioning, behavior, and cognition.… Continue reading
Dear VNOP members,
Abstract submission is now open for this year’s VNOP-CAS Researchdays, taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of November.
Are you a PhD student working in the field of developmental psychology or pedagogics? Submit your abstract now! We are very interested in your research. You can choose between a poster presentation, paper presentation or symposium.… Continue reading
Nijmegen, 13-17 August 2018
(early bird registration deadline: 1 April)
Peers are powerful socialization agents, contributing well beyond the collective influences of family, school and neighborhood. This highly interactive course focuses on the importance of peers for child development. During this course you will have ample opportunity to learn about the past, present and future of peer relations research.… Continue reading
Vici is one of the largest grants for individuals in the Netherlands and targets advanced researchers. The funding enables the scientists to set up their own innovative line of research and put together their own research group.
When Mommy and Daddy Get Under Your Skin…
Prof. G. (Geertjan) Overbeek (m), UvA – Pedagogics
This research examines whether parents can get under their children’s skins.… Continue reading
The bi-annual conference of the Dutch Society for Developmental Psychology (Vereniging Nederlandse Ontwikkelingspsychologie, VNOP) will be held on the 15th & 16th of May 2018 in Wageningen, the Netherlands.
Registration (or see the: Conference Website)
- For registration go to: member2.vnop.nl
- For rooms go to the conference website: WICC ‘It is important that you mention that you are a VNOP participant!
The Paul van Geert award is a biennial prize that is granted to the best paper concerning a dynamic approach to psychological development, written by AIO’s or post-docs. The paper may be theoretical, methodological or empirical, as long as it addresses a dynamic approach to developmental processes in psychology. The winner should attend the VNOP (The Dutch organization on Developmental Psychology) conference, and that automatically implies VNOP membership for two years.… Continue reading
This is a reminder that the deadline of the 2018 VNOP dissertation award is approaching!
This biennial price is awarded to the best dissertation written by VNOP members, with at least one of the supervisors also being a VNOP member. Eligible are candidates who defended/are going to defend their dissertation between March 1, 2016 and March 1, 2018.… Continue reading
Dear VNOP members,
You are all invited to the public dissertation defence of Eduard Klapwijk, taking place next Tuesday 23-1-2018 from 16:15 – 17:00 in Leiden. His dissertation title is: “Neural mechanisms of social-emotional dysfunction in autism spectrum disorder and conduct disorder”.
For location details, visit this link. No registration is necessary.
Leading up to this PhD defence, a symposium on the neural bases of prosocial and antisocial behavior will take place at the same location from 11:00 – 14:00 (lunch is included).… Continue reading
The VNOP announces the 2018 dissertation award! This biennial price is awarded to the best dissertation written by VNOP members, with at least one of the supervisors also being a VNOP member. Eligible are candidates who defended/are going to defend their dissertation between March 1, 2016 and March 1, 2018. The winner will receive a certificate and 250 euro.… Continue reading