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Sophie Sweijen

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Sophie Sweijen

Sophie Sweijen is a research assistant at the Brain and Development Research Center. She studied Developmental Psychology (research) at Leiden University and received her master’s degree in 2019. 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 interaction. As a research assistant, Sophie is currently helping with the Brainlinks project, which focuses on the development of prosocial behavior in adolescence, and with the outreach of the BDRC.