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Members and Partners

Yield: The Bioecology of Human Development

We have assembled the top researchers from human developmental sciences at the University of Amsterdam.

The principal investigators lead research lines in the UvA research programmes:

  • Child Development (FMG) 
  • Paediatric Psychology (EKZ/AMC) 
  • Developmental Psychology (FMG) 
  • Brain & Cognition (FMG)
  • Psychiatry (AMC) 
  • Education (FMG) 
  • Youth & Media Entertainment (FMG)
  • Human Capital (FEB) 
  • Quantitative Methods (FMG), and 
  • Methods & Statistics (FMG)

Members of Yield include 27 full members, over 50 associated staff, over 70 PhD candidates and 12 newly appointed researchers.

Principal Investigators

At present 16 principal investigators are involved in Yield.

Prof. dr. S.M. (Susan) Bögels

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group Developmental Psychology

Prof. dr. D. (Denny) Borsboom

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group Psychological Methods

Prof. dr. H.M. (Hilde) Geurts

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group Brain and Cognition

Prof. dr. H.M. (Hilde) Huizenga

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group Developmental Psychology

Prof. dr. P.F. (Peter) de Jong

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Developmental Disorders and Special Education

Prof. dr. H.L.J. (Han) van der Maas

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group Psychological Methods

Prof. dr. F.J. (Frans) Oort

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Methods and statistics

Prof. dr. H. (Hessel) Oosterbeek

Faculty of Economics and Business

Section Microeconomics

Prof. dr. B. (Bram) Orobio de Castro

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Developmental psychopathology

Prof. dr. G.J. (Geertjan) Overbeek

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Preventive Youth Care

Prof. dr. M.E.J. (Maartje) Raijmakers

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group Developmental Psychology

Prof. dr. G.J.J.M. (Geert-Jan) Stams

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Forensic Child and Youth Care

Prof. dr. R. (Rens) Vliegenthart

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

CW : Corporate Communication

Prof. dr. M.L.L. (Monique) Volman

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Educational Sciences

Prof. dr. R.W.H.J. (Reinout) Wiers

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group Developmental Psychology