Here are some of my most recent public outreach activities:
April 2023: Read here the article "Why friendship makes us healthier" based on an interview I gave for BBC Future.
April 2023: I have served on the expert advisory board for the Netherlands Sports Council providing advise for good pedagogical sport climate for children and youth. The report "Kinderen centraal: naar een goed pedagogisch sportklimaat" based on this advice has been recently presented to the Minister for Long-term Care and Sport (Conny Helder). The report can be downloaded here. Here you can read a news item in the NRC about the report.
May 2021: Watch here the children's tv-program 'Het Klokhuis' episode 'Verliefd', where I contribute as neuroscience expert to talk about brain regions involved in friendships and being in love.
June 2020: Download here the video recording of the online webinar on the Adolescent Brain and Social Development in Turkish (Ergen Beyni ve Sosyal Gelisim) held by the Adolescence and Youth Research Association (Ergenlik ve Gençlik Arastırmaları Dernegi) in Turkey
Jan 2020: Listen here to the interview on the teenager's brain broadcasted by Canadian Public Radio (CBC)
Aug 2019: Listen here to an interview on the Social Brain Development in Adolescence in Turkish (Ergenlikte Sosyal Beyin Gelisimi) broadcasted by the Turkish science communication platform Gerçek Bilim [held on Aug 9, 2019]