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Josefine Karlsson

Dr. A.K.J. Karlsson
+31 71 527 2727

Short CV

After completing her Bachelors in Consciousness Studies at the University of Skövde, Sweden, Josefine Karlsson received her MSc. degree in Cognitive Science at the University of Amsterdam. During her research master, Josefine focused on psycho-neurolinguistics and developed a strong interest for research in reading development. 

In March 2012 she started her PhD-position at the Brain and Education Lab under supervision of Prof. Paul van den Broek and Dr. Linda van Leijenhorst at Leiden University. 

CV Josefine Karlsson (2014)


Josefine studies the cognitive and neurological development in children in relation to learning academic skills. Josefine want to contribute in answering questions such as “How does the working memory develop and at what ages and in which types of tasks do we find individual differences?”

Relevant links


  • Prof. P.W. van den Broek
  • Co-promotor: dr. L. van Leijenhorst


See Dutch profile Josefine Karlsson

  • 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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