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Melle van der Molen

Assistant Professor

Name
Dr. M.J.W. van der Molen
Telephone
+31 71 527 6042
E-mail
m.j.w.van.der.molen@fsw.leidenuniv.nl

Melle van der Molen is assistant professor in the Developmental and Educational Psychology unit of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University.

More information about Melle van der Molen

“In characterizing genetic and environmental determinants of cognitive function, it is critically important to study both typical and atypical development”

 

Melle van der Molen is assistant professor in the Developmental and Educational Psychology unit of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University.

 

He obtained his master’s degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Amsterdam in 2007. In 2011 he obtained his PhD from the same University under supervision of Prof. K. Richard Ridderinkhof and Dr. Ger J.A. Ramakers. In his PhD project, entitled “Profiling fragile X syndrome in males: A psychophysiological and neuropsychological approach” , he focused on the repercussions of genetic abnormalities on brain development and cognitive function  in fragile X syndrome.

 

His  current research focuses on the characterization of endophenotypes of social anxiety disorder by incorporating electrocortical and neuroimaging methods (EEG, fMRI), physiological indices, and cognitive-behavioral measures.  His research is part of the  Social Anxiety and Normal Development Laboratory (SAND lab) of Prof. Michiel Westenberg.

 

For a full description of his research program, cv and recent publications, please visit his  personal website

Assistant Professor

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

Work address

Pieter de la Court Building
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 3B44

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