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Wouter van den Bos

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Short CV: 
Research Scientist, 2013 - ,Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
Post-doctoral fellow, 2011- 2013, Department of Psychology, Stanford University, USA
 
  • PhD (cum laude), 2011, Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • MSc (cum laude), 2006, Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • MA, Logic and Cognition, 2004, Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands       
Research Interests: 

Decision & Developmental Neuroscience 

  • Reward based decision-making
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Computational Modeling
  • Social Learning

Selected Literature: 

van den Bos, W., & Eppinger, B. (2016). Developing developmental cognitive neuroscience: from agenda setting to hypothesis testing. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience17, 138-144. 1 Full text

van den Bos, W., Rodriguez, C. A., Schweitzer, J. B., & McClure, S. M. (2015). Adolescent impatience decreases with increased frontostriatal connectivity.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America ,112, E3765-E3774. Full text

van den Bos, W., Rodriguez, C. A., Schweitzer, J. B., & McClure, S. M. (2014). Connectivity strength of dissociable striatal tracts predict individual differences in temporal discounting. Journal of Neuroscience34, 10298-10310. Full text

van den Bos, W., Vahl, P., Güroglu, B., van Nunspeet, F., Colins, O., Markus, M., Rombouts, S. A. R. B., van der Wee, N., Vermeiren, R., & Crone, E. A. (2014). Neural correlates of social decision-making in severely antisocial adolescents. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience9, 2059-2066. Full text

van den Bos, W., Talwar, A., & McClure, S.M. (2013). Neural correlates of reinforcement learning and social preferences in competitive bidding. Journal of Neuroscience. 33(5): 2137-2146. 

van den Bos, W., van Dijk, E. & Crone, E. A. (2012). Learning whom to trust in repeated social interactions: A developmental perspective. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. 15(2): 243-256

van den Bos, W., Cohen, M.X., Kahnt, T. & Crone, E. A. (2011). Striatum-medial prefrontal cortex connectivity predicts developmental changes in reinforcement learning. Cerebral Cortex.

van den Bos, W., Van Dijk, E., Westenberg, P. M., Rombouts, S. A. R. B. & Crone, E. A. (2011). Changing Brains, Changing Perspectives: The Neurocognitive Development of Reciprocity. Psychological Science, 22(1), 60-70.

 

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zuklappen Publications

Andrejevic, M., Meshi, D., van den Bos, W., & Heekeren, H. R. (2017). Individual differences in social desirability are associated with white-matter microstructure of the external capsule. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. Advance online publication. doi:10.3758/s13415-017-0548-2
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Cardoos, S. L., Ballonoff Suleiman, A., Johnson, M., van den Bos, W., Hinshaw, S. P., & Dahl, R. E. (2017). Social status strategy in early adolescent girls: Testosterone and value-based decision making. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 81, 14-21. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.03.013
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de Water, E., Mies, G. W., Figner, B., Yoncheva, Y., van den Bos, W., Castellanos, F. X., Cillessen, A. H. N., & Scheres, A. (2017). Neural mechanisms of individual differences in temporal discounting of monetary and primary rewards in adolescents. NeuroImage, 153, 198-210. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.04.013
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Hanson, J. L., van den Bos, W., Roeber, B. J., Rudolph, K. D., Davidson, R. J., & Pollak, S. D. (2017). Early adversity and learning: Implications for typical and atypical behavioral development. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58, 770-778. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12694
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Kamkar, N. H., Lewis, D. J., van den Bos, W., & Morton, J. B. (2017). Ventral striatal activity links adversity and reward processing in children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 20-27. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2017.04.002
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Laube, C., Suleiman, A., Johnson, M., Dahl, R. E., & van den Bos, W. (2017). Dissociable effects of age and testosterone on adolescent impatience. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 80, 162-169. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.03.012
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Tei, S., Fujino, J., Kawada, R., Jankowski, K. F., Kauppi, J. P., van den Bos, W., Abe, N., Sugihara, G., Miyata, J., Murai, T., & Takahashi, H. (2017). Collaborative roles of temporoparietal junction and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in different types of behavioural flexibility. Scientific Reports, 7:6415. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06662-6
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van den Bos, W., Bruckner, R., Nassar, M. R., Mata, R., & Eppinger, B. (2017). Computational neuroscience across the lifespan: Promises and pitfalls. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2017.09.008
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van den Bos, W., & Hertwig, R. (2017). Adolescents display distinctive tolerance to ambiguity and to uncertainty during risky decision making. Scientific Reports, 7:40962. doi:10.1038/srep40962
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Wulff, D. U., & van den Bos, W. (2017). Modeling choices in delay discounting. Psychological Science. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0956797616664342
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Blankenstein, N. E., Crone, E. A., van den Bos, W., & van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K. (2016). Dealing with uncertainty: Testing risk- and ambiguity-attitude across adolescence. Developmental Neuropsychology, 41, 77-92. doi:10.1080/87565641.2016.1158265
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Laube, C., & van den Bos, W. (2016). Hormones and affect in adolescent decision making. In S. Kim, J. Reeve, & M. Bong (Eds.), Recent developments in neuroscience research on human motivation (Advances in Motivation and Achievement No. 19) (pp. 259-281). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. doi:10.1108/S0749-742320160000019013

Leuker, C., & van den Bos, W. (2016). I want it now! The neuroscience of teenage impulsivity. Frontiers for Young Minds, 4:8. doi:10.3389/frym.2016.00008
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van den Bos, W., & Eppinger, B. (2016). Developing developmental cognitive neuroscience: From agenda setting to hypothesis testing. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 138-144. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2015.12.011
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van den Bos, W., Rodriguez, C. A., Schweitzer, J. B., & McClure, S. M. (2015). Adolescent impatience decreases with increased frontostriatal connectivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, E3765-E3774. doi:10.1073/pnas.1423095112
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van Wingerden, M., & van den Bos, W. (2015). Can you trust a rat? Using animal models to investigate the neural basis of trust like behavior. Social Cognition, 33, 387-413. doi:10.1521/soco.2015.33.5.387

Güroglu, B., van den Bos, W., & Crone, E. A. (2014). Sharing and giving across adolescence: an experimental study examining the development of prosocial behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:291. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00291
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Kuypers, K. P. C., de la Torre, R., Farre, M., Yubero-Lahoz, S., Dziobek, I., van den Bos, W., & Ramaekers, J. G. (2014). No evidence that MDMA-induced enhancement emotional empathy is related to peripheral oxytocin levels or 5HT1a receptor activation. PLoS ONE, 9(6):100719. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100719
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van den Bos, W., Jenny, M. A., & Wulff, D. (2014). Open minded psychology. In S. A. Moore (Ed.), Issues in open research data (pp. 107-127). London: Ubiquity Press. doi:10.5334/ban
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van den Bos, W., Rodriguez, C. A., Schweitzer, J. B., & McClure, S. M. (2014). Connectivity strength of dissociable striatal tracts predict individual differences in temporal discounting. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 10298-10310. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4105-13.2014
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van den Bos, W., Vahl, P., Güroglu, B., van Nunspeet, F., Colins, O., Markus, M., Rombouts, S. A. R. B., van der Wee, N., Vermeiren, R., & Crone, E. A. (2014). Neural correlates of social decision-making in severely antisocial adolescents. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 2059-2066. doi:10.1093/scan/nsu003
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van den Bos, W., Golka, P. J. M., Effelsberg, D., & McClure, S. M. (2013). Pyrrhic victories: The need for social status drives costly competitive behavior. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 7:189. doi:10.3389/fnins.2013.00189
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