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Petra Barneveld

Assistant Professor

Dr. P.S. Barneveld
+31 71 527 3869

Short cv

Dr. Petra Barneveld is working as assistant professor at the department Education and Child Studies at Leiden University.  Her scientific and clinical work is focused on dysfunctional brain-behaviour interactions that may lead to developmental psychopathology and result in social dysfunctioning and cognitive and emotional problems.

Petra Barneveld obtained her master’s degree cum laude in Clinical Neuropsychology at Leiden University in 2008 for which she wrote the master’s thesis ‘Executive functioning in 6-to-10-year-old children with Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) and influence of COMT-gen polymorphism’. For this thesis she received the NVN Thesis Award 2007/2008 from the Netherlands Society for Neuropsychology. In 2009 she started her PhD project at the institute of Education and Child Studies at Leiden University, supervised by prof. dr. Hanna Swaab, prof. dr. Herman van Engeland, and dr. Leo de Sonneville. In 2013 she defended her dissertation ‘growing up with autism spectrum disorders: outcome in adolescence and adulthood’ and obtained her Phd. In 2014 she became a Healthcare Psychologist (GZ-Psycholoog) at the University Practice (Ambulatorium), which is part of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

See Dutch profile Petra Barneveld

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen
  • Neuropedagogiek en ontwikk. stoornissen

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4.A27



  • Postdoctorale opleiding tot Gezondheidszorgpsycholoog, RINO Docent neuropsychodiagnostiek en psychopathologie
  • Postacademisch onderwijs, GITP PAO Docent neuropsychodiagnostiek
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