Eveline Crone is full professor of neurocognitive developmental psychology and co-chair of the unit Developmental and Educational Psychology of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University. She is interested in adolescence as a window of social opportunity. Her lab has a strong focus on the fundamental changes in brain structure and function that underlie our ability to anticipate, produce and evaluate complex decisions in daily life.
Eveline is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC). In addition, she is active as a figurehead of NeuroLabNL, a science-society workplace of brain, cognition and behavioral research of the National Science Agenda (NWA). Eveline received several prestigious research grants among which the Spinoza Award in 2017, the highest recognition in Dutch science.
In addition to her scientific work, Eveline has been successfully communicating her findings to the general public. In 2008 (renewed version in 2018) she published the Dutch book “The pubertal brain” for a wide audience, of which over 100,000 copies have been sold. The book has been translated into six languages.
For more information about Eveline’s activities, see her Curriculum Vitae.