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December 18, 2019

Eveline Crone appointed professor of Developmental Neuroscience in Society at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

Prof. Eveline Crone has been appointed professor of ‘Developmental Neuroscience in Society’ at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB).

Read the full press release (in Dutch) herehere

Eveline Crone appointed professor of Developmental Neuroscience in Society at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

Eveline Crone

Laureate 2017

Eveline Crone discovered that not every part of the human brain develops at the same time. In puberty brain centers determining emotions develop more quickly than those which control rational decision making. This helps explain unrestrained, irresponsible and risky adolescent behaviour. How does the adolescent brain use this turbulent phase to learn to take creative but balanced decisions?

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