Van den Bulk, B.G. (Bianca) MSc

Position:
  • Postdoctoral researcher


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 3892
E-Mail: b.g.van.den.bulk@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Algemene en Gezinspedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4B05a


  • Postdoctoral researcher, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University. Research project: Leiden Consortium on Individual development: Why some children thrive, and others don’t. (2014-present).

  • PhD candidate, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Curium-LUMC, Leiden University, the Netherlands and Brain and Development Laboratory, Department of Developmental Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, Leiden University, the Netherlands. Research project: longitudinal fMRI study investigating emotional face processing in depressed and anxious adolescents and healthy controls. Supervisors: prof. E.A. Crone and prof. R.R.J.M. Vermeiren. (2011-2014).

  • fMRI task design and data analysis consultant, Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, Leiden University, the Netherlands. Research projects: Family project and Borderline Personality Disorder project. Supervisor: prof. B.M. Elzinga. (2013-2014)

  • Research assistant, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Curium-LUMC, Leiden University, the Netherlands. Research project: Emotional Pathways’ Imaging Study in Clinical Adolescents (EPISCA). Supervisor: prof. R.R.J.M. Vermeiren. (2009-2011).

  • Student assistant, Brain and Development Laboratory, Department of Developmental Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, Leiden University, the Netherlands. (summer 2008)

  • Research Master, Developmental Psychology, Leiden University, the Netherlands. (2009).

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Leiden University, the Netherlands. (2007).

Teaching activities

  • Course coordinator and lecturer Pre-University College, Leiden University. (2014)

  • Supervision of several bachelor, master and research master students during their thesis or research internship, Leiden University. (2011-present)

  • Lecturer within various child and adolescents psychiatry courses at Leiden University Medical School, Leiden University. (2011-2014)

  • Course Coordinator, “Forensic child and adolescent psychiatry”, Leiden University Medical School, Leiden University. (2011)

Invited lectures and conference posters

  • van den Bulk, B.G., van Lang, N.D.J. (June 2012). Hersenonderzoek bij jongeren: Werken de hersenen bij jongeren met emotionele stoornissen andere dan bij leeftijdgenoten? Workshop presentation at Pleegzorg symposium: Ede-Wageningen, The Netherlands.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P, Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. & Crone, E.A (May 2012). Emotion regulation in adolescents with internalizing disorders. Symposium talk in, “The neurodevelopmental trajectory of psychiatric traits”. Dutch Endo-Neuro-Psycho meeting: Lunteren, the Netherlands.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Cousijn, J., van Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (November 2013). Emotional face-processing in depressed and anxious adolescents: A longitudinal fMRI study investigating time and treatment related changes in brain activation. 43rd meeting of the Society For Neuroscience: San Diego, CA, USA.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Cousijn, J., van Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (November 2013). Emotional face-processing in depressed and anxious adolescents: A longitudinal fMRI study investigating time and treatment related changes in brain activation. Pre-meeting of the Society For Social Neuroscience (satellite event): San Diego, CA, USA.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., de Voogd, E.L., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., & Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (June 2013). Emotional face processing in adolescents with clinical anxiety and depression. Can anxiety and/or depressive symptoms predict amygdala activation? University of Maryland summer institute on developmental cognitive neuroscience: College Park, MD, USA.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., de Voogd, E.L., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., & Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (April 2013). Emotional face processing in adolescents with clinical anxiety and depression. Can anxiety and/or depressive symptoms predict amygdala activation? Symposium ‘In control’: Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P, Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. & Crone, E.A (October 2012). Adolescence and emotional face processing: How consistent are activation patterns in the amygdala and prefrontal cortex over time? 42nd meeting of the Society For Neuroscience: New Orleans, LA, USA.

Publications

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Meens, P.H.F., van Lang, N.D.J., de Voogd, E.L., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (2014). Amygdala activation during emotional faces processing in adolescents with affective disorders: the role of underlying depression and anxiety symptoms. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, #393.

  • Pannekoek, J.N., van der Werff, S.J.A., Meens, P.H.F., van den Bulk, B.G., Jolles, D.D., Veerm I.M., van Lang, N.D.J., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., van der Wee, N.J.A. & Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (2014). Aberrant resting-state functional connectivity in limbic and salience networks in treatment-naïve clinically depressed adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12266.

  • Aghajani, M., Veer, I.M., van Lang, N.D.J., Meens, P.H.F., van den Bulk, B.G., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. & van der Wee (2014). Altered white-matter architecture in treatment-naive adolescents with clinical depression. Psychological Medicine, doi:10.1017/S0033291713003000

  • Pannekoek, J.N., van der Werff, S.J.A., van den Bulk, B.G., van Lang, N.D.J., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., van Buchem, M.A., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. & van der Wee, N.J.A. (2014). Reduced anterior cingulate gray matter volume in treatment-naive clinically depressed adolescents. NeuroImage: Clinical, 4, 336-342.

  • Somerville, L.H., van den Bulk, B.G. & Skwara, A.C. (2014). Response to: The triadic model perspective for the study of adolescent motivated behavior. Brain and Cognition,

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P, Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. & Crone, E.A. (2013). How stable is activation in the amygdala and prefrontal cortex in adolescence? A study of emotional face processing across three measurements. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 4, 65-74.

  • van den Bos, W.,  Güroğlu, B., van den Bulk, B.G., Rombouts, S.A.R.B. & Crone, E.A.M. (2009). Better than expected or as bad as you thought? The neurocognitive development of probabilistic feedback processing. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3 (52), 1-11.

  • van den Bulk., B.G. (2013). Hoe stabiel en betrouwbaar is hersenactiviteit in de amygdala en prefrontale cortex? Een longitudinale studie bij gezonde adolescenten. Neuropraxis, 2, 56-62.

Invited lectures and conference posters

  • van den Bulk, B.G., van Lang, N.D.J. (June 2012). Hersenonderzoek bij jongeren: Werken de hersenen bij jongeren met emotionele stoornissen andere dan bij leeftijdgenoten? Workshop presentation at Pleegzorg symposium: Ede-Wageningen, The Netherlands.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P, Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. & Crone, E.A (May 2012). Emotion regulation in adolescents with internalizing disorders. Symposium talk in, “The neurodevelopmental trajectory of psychiatric traits”. Dutch Endo-Neuro-Psycho meeting: Lunteren, the Netherlands.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Cousijn, J., van Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (November 2013). Emotional face-processing in depressed and anxious adolescents: A longitudinal fMRI study investigating time and treatment related changes in brain activation. 43rd meeting of the Society For Neuroscience: San Diego, CA, USA.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Cousijn, J., van Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (November 2013). Emotional face-processing in depressed and anxious adolescents: A longitudinal fMRI study investigating time and treatment related changes in brain activation. Pre-meeting of the Society For Social Neuroscience (satellite event): San Diego, CA, USA.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., de Voogd, E.L., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., & Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (June 2013). Emotional face processing in adolescents with clinical anxiety and depression. Can anxiety and/or depressive symptoms predict amygdala activation? University of Maryland summer institute on developmental cognitive neuroscience: College Park, MD, USA.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., de Voogd, E.L., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Crone, E.A., & Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. (April 2013). Emotional face processing in adolescents with clinical anxiety and depression. Can anxiety and/or depressive symptoms predict amygdala activation? Symposium ‘In control’: Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

  • van den Bulk, B.G., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P, Meens, P.H.F., Lang, N.D.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., Vermeiren, R.R.J.M. & Crone, E.A (October 2012). Adolescence and emotional face processing: How consistent are activation patterns in the amygdala and prefrontal cortex over time? 42nd meeting of the Society For Neuroscience: New Orleans, LA, USA.

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