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Mara van der Meulen

PhD candidate

Dr. M. van der Meulen
+31 71 527 3510

Short CV

Mara van der Meulen completed her research master in Developmental Psychology at Leiden University in 2014. During her internship she worked on the longitudinal Braintime study in the Brain & Development lab. After graduating she worked as a research assistant on a project on body image in young women. In January 2015 Mara started her PhD project, supervised by Prof. Dr. Eveline Crone. In this longitudinal project, she focusses on the neural correlates of prosocial behavior and social exclusion in childhood and emerging adolescence. Her project is a part of the Leiden Consortium on Individual Development (L-CID).


Functional and structural brain development from childhood to adolescence, related to prosocial behavior and social exclusion.


  • Academic Skills Tutorial 
  • Bachelorproject 
  • Course Developmental and Educational Psychology 
  • Course Schoolpsychology 
  • Supervision master theses 


Relevant links

PhD candidate

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Ontwikkelings- & Onderwijspsychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 3B09



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