(Sophie) SW Sweijen MSc

(Sophie) SW Sweijen MSc
Scientific Assistant Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences/ Developmental Neuroscience in Society
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
sweijen@essb.eur.nl

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Sophie Sweijen is a scientific assistant in the SYNC lab at the ESSB department Developmental Neuroscience in Society. She specifically assists in a longitudinal study, in which 142 adolescents are followed over the course of three years. The project focuses on the behavioral and neural development of prosocial behavior in young individuals. She also assists in the new Spinoza-funded line of research on the wellbeing of young individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, she coordinates the subproject focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on EUR-students’ wellbeing, self-oriented and prosocial behavior, and the use of social media.

Sophie completed her research master ‘Developmental…

Sophie Sweijen is a scientific assistant in the SYNC lab at the ESSB department Developmental Neuroscience in Society. She specifically assists in a longitudinal study, in which 142 adolescents are followed over the course of three years. The project focuses on the behavioral and neural development of prosocial behavior in young individuals. She also assists in the new Spinoza-funded line of research on the wellbeing of young individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, she coordinates the subproject focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on EUR-students’ wellbeing, self-oriented and prosocial behavior, and the use of social media.

Sophie completed her research master ‘Developmental Psychology’ at Leiden University in 2019. Her main interests lie in the social world of young individuals. During her studies, she assisted in multiple behavioral and fMRI studies investigating social learning, peer relations and risk taking in adolescence. For her master thesis, she focused on the developmental changes and individual differences in learning through social interactions.

Research interests: adolescence - neural development - social relations - social influence - young adulthood

Onderzoeksinteresses: adolescentie - neurale ontwikkeling - sociale relaties - sociale invloed - jongvolwassenheid

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Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

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Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam