CAT Lab Welcomes Visiting Assistant Professor

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Welcome to Evin Aktar who joins the lab as a visiting professor!

Evin, who received her doctoral and post-doctoral training in Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Amsterdam, is currently an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology at Leiden University. She is interested in the early transmission of of depression and anxiety from parents to children.

Evin received a Rubicon Grant from De Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek to conduct research with the CAT Lab on the development of anxiety in preschool children. She will asses emotions and attention in parent-child dyads to understand mechanisms underlying intergenerational transmission of anxiety and depression.