Dekker, Dr. M.C. (Marielle)

Position:
  • Researcher
  • Project coordinator ‘Curious Minds’
Expertise:
  • Psychopathology
  • Sociale development
  • Neurocognition & Brain Behavior Model
  • Development of science skills
  • Intellectual disabilities


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 6757
E-Mail: dekkerm@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Orthopedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4B57
Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2727
E-Mail: m.c.dekker@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Orthopedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden



Marielle Dekker graduated (cum laude) in Psychology at Leiden University with specialization in Psychometrics and Research Methodology in applied research in Clinical Psychology. She finished her PhD project in 2003 at Erasmus University Rotterdam (Erasmus MC – department of child and adolescent psychiatry) on ‘Psychopathology in children with intellectual disability: assessment, prevalence and risk factors.’  

Since 1996, Marielle has performed and managed various research projects on child- and adolescent-psychiatry and/or intellectual disabilities (Erasmus MC – department of child and adolescent psychiatry), as well as psychosocial functioning of young adult domestic adoptees and their parents (Leiden Univerisity – Institute of Child and Family studies).

In 2012 she began managing the Leiden Curious Minds project – a project investigating science skills in primary school children. In this assignment, she combines project management and scientific research with supervising students, interns and PhD-students.

CV M.C. Dekker (2014)

Research

Marielle is currently involved in the Curious Minds project – a research program that assesses the development of science skills in primary school children in relationship to executive and social functioning, and the effects of a parent- and teacher intervention aimed at stimulating self regulation in learning.

Grants

Research grant: Foundation De Wendel (Venlo) : €25,000.

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Last Modified: 05-02-2016