Marinus van IJzendoorn

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials M.H.
Main position Hoogleraar EUR / Visiting Professor University of Cambridge / Em. hoogleraar UL
Disciplines History and philosophy of the behavioural sciences
  Pedagogics
Chair Human Development
Domain Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
Membership Member
Since 1998
Member of Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences and Law
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Marinus H. van IJzendoorn is a Professor of Child and Family Studies at the Department of Psychology, Education and Child Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam. He also holds a Wellcome Trust Visiting Professorship in the Primary Care Unit, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Marinus is an Emeritus Professor at Leiden University. His research is on:

  • attachment and emotion regulation across the life span and in various cultural and clinical groups
  • the neurobiology of parenting;
  • correlates and consequences of child abuse and neglect;
  • family intervention.

He applies meta-analytic and individual participant data (IPD) approaches to a range of topics in developmental psychology and psychopathology.