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Metadata update!

The CD2 metadata project is still going strong! Right now, the CD2 team (with experts from each cohort) is working on a data taxonomy, in which we identity the commonalities and gaps throughout the cohorts. Also, we’re sketching the first draft for an interface. Soon, we will organize a feedback session for the CID community!…

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Watch the CID showcases!

On May 20th the CID Meeting took place. It was a great succes with a lot of new input from all CID researchers. All given input is accesible in this mentimeter booklet! You can still watch the showcases of each work package: WP1: Bauke vd Velde & Pascal Pas WP2: Michelle Achterberg & Lara Wierenga WP3:…

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CID Spotlight on COVID data

On March 25th, we continued the CID Spotlight sessions with a new format. This time we had 2 talks on 1 theme: the CID COVID data. Five out of six CID cohorts collected COVID data last year. Michelle Achterberg (L-CID) and Elizabeth Buimer (YOUth) presented the findings after a year of COVID crisis. Michelle Achterberg…

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CID special issue

The CID special issue in Developmental Cognitive Neurosciences is online! This acclaimed journal devotes an entire special issue on the interdisciplinary work of our consortium. It includes a general editorial and 16 published research articles. Alongside the special issue, we published a digital magazine to communicate the outcomes to a broader audience in an appealing way….

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Annual Report 2019-2020 online!

The annual report of 2019/2020 is online. After the success of last year, the report is formatted again as a digital magazine. In the report of coming year, we plan to give an overview of the covid-19 crisis impact, and to showcase more young CID talent. We are curious to your feedback, so please send…

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Watch CID spotlight with Valeria Bonapersona

Valeria Bonapersona (PhD candidate at University Medical Center Utrecht) talked about RePAIR: a power solution to animal experimentation. Prior studies’ information can reduce use of animals or increase statistical power. Valeria talked about how to use statistics to increase the power of animal experiments. Besides writing a paper, she also developed an open-source web-based tool…

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What’s next for CID?

With this question in mind researchers joined our meeting on 3 November. In the plenary portion we set the tone with CID project updates  as well as a progress update for the CD2 metadata project by Otto Lange. Both highlighted progress and plans, not just scientifically but also in terms of sharing information, expertise and…

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Watch CID spotlight with Caroline Junge

Caroline Junge (Assistant professor at Utrecht University) talked about Building blocks of social competence. Social competence is of fundamental importance in society. It is linked to prowess in other domains, such as health, academic success, and happiness. To optimize interventions aimed at improving a child’s social competence, we need a theoretical framework that captures the…

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Testing sampling bias in estimates of adolescent social competence and behavioural control

People from a lower socioeconomic background are less likely to participate in research and thus tend to be underrepresented in study samples. A potential risk of this underrepresentation is that research results do not reflect the psychosocial development of the entire population, but instead only reflect people with a higher socioeconomic status (SES). Ties Fakkel…

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Sharks, Ritalin, and a Female Lust Pill: Jeroen Mulder talks statistics in the Makkelijk Praten Podcast

An important determinant for the success of a research project, is a match between the research question, and the methodology and statistical analyses. Few researchers would dispute this, but finding this match can be challenging in practice, especially when the research question is (implicitly) causal. In the podcast Makkelijk Praten, Jeroen Mulder talks about how…

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