Prof. Carolien Rieffe, PhD
Carolien is professor by special appointent in social and emotional development at Leiden University, Developmental Psychology. She is also hononary professor at UCL, University of London, UK. Carolien is affiliated with the NSDSK, the Dutch Foundation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child in Amsterdam, who installed her chair at Leiden University (2010). Carolien is the PI in the research programme of the Emotional Development lab, which also involves collaborations with other labs outside Leiden University. She is also part of the Leiden Centre of Data Science (LCDS), a network of researchers who use new methods and technologies for analysing large amounts of data.
"Emotional development takes place within a social context. Not only the emotional expression, but also the emotional experience is shaped by a socialization process."