Karlsson, A.K.J. (Josefine) MSc

  • PhD candidate
  • Cognitieve neuroscience
  • Experimental research in the development of academic skills

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2727
E-Mail: a.k.j.karlsson@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 4A43
Personal Homepage: brainandeducationlab.nl

After completing her Bachelors in Consciousness Studies at the University of Skövde, Sweden, Josefine Karlsson received her MSc. degree in Cognitive Science at the University of Amsterdam. During her research master, Josefine focused on psycho-neurolinguistics and developed a strong interest for research in reading development.

In March 2012 she started her PhD-position at the Brain and Education Lab under supervision of Prof. Paul van den Broek and Dr. Linda van Leijenhorst at Leiden University.

CV Josefine Karlsson (2014)


Josefine studies the cognitive and neurological development in children in relation to learning academic skills. Josefine want to contribute in answering questions such as “How does the working memory develop and at what ages and in which types of tasks do we find individual differences?”

Relevant links


  • Prof. P.W. van den Broek
  • Co-promotor: dr. L. van Leijenhorst

Last Modified: 09-02-2016