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Anne Helder

Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Helder
+31 71 527 7796

Short CV

  • 2018-heden: Assistant Professor Educational Science, Institute of Education and Child Studies
  • 2016-2018: Postdoctoral Researcher, Perfetti Lab, Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • 2011-2016: PhD, dissertation title: Monitoring the Coherence of Texts: Coherence-break Detection Across Development. Supervisors Prof. Paul van den Broek and Dr. Linda van Leijenhorst
  • 2009-2010: Psychologist: Clinical work at a center for children with learning disabilities, mostly dyslexia
  • 2009: MSc Clinical Neuropsychology, VU Amsterdam

CV Anne Helder (2019)


Anne studies the cognitive processes involved in reading comprehension. Her research focuses on how the human brain constructs coherence out of texts using behavioral and neuroimaging methods in both children and adults.

Relevant links

See Dutch profile Anne Helder

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen
  • Onderwijswetenschappen

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4A43



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