Nienke van Atteveldt

Professor of Neuroscience and Society Mind Brain and Education
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Nienke’s research focuses on how children become motivated and resilient learners. Her lab investigates the developmental interplay between adolescents’ self-beliefs, functional brain development, and their learning trajectories and wellbeing in school. In addition, they use portable EEG in schools to provide adolescents an experience of control over their learning processes, and study the societal impact of neurotechnologies.

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