(Yara) YJ Toenders


Dr Yara Toenders is a postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University. Her research focusses on mental health and brain development in adolescents. In the SYNC lab she uses longitudinal data to study mood, sleep and brain structure in young people.

Yara previously obtained her PhD at the University of Melbourne, where she studied depression onset in young people, and the neural correlates associated with depression.

Research interests: Mental health, Brain development, Adolescence, Sleep
Onderzoeksinteresses: Mentaal welzijn, Hersenontwikkeling, Adolescentie, Slaap

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Researcher | Clinical Psychology
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam


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