Marinus H. van IJzendoorn
Research Professor of Human Development, Department of Psychology, Education, and Child Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Visiting professor of human development at the School of Psychology, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China.
Visiting professor at the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Division on Psychology and Language Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL, University of London, London, UK.
PI of Generation R, Erasmus Medical Center
Scientific Consultant of the Leiden-Consortium of Individual Development
Professor Emeritus of Child and Family Studies, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University.
Masters degree at the University of Amsterdam (1976; cum laude); Dr.Phil. (Ph.D.) at the Free University of Berlin/Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education (West Germany) (1978; magna cum laude); Dr h.c., honorary doctorate University of Haifa (2008).
Full professor of Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (1981-2018). Director of research at the Centre for Child and Family Studies (1978-2012). Dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Leiden University (1998-1999). Scientific Director Institute of Education and Child Studies (2003-2010). Emeritus professor of Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (since May 2018). Since May 2018 Scientific Consultant of the Leiden Consortium for Individual Development (L-CID). Parttime Research Professor Human Development at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (2010-2023). Co-PI of Generation R, Erasmus Medical Center (since 2011). Visiting professor for human development at the Department of Psychology, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China (2018-2022). Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK (2017-2020). Visiting Fellow of Sidney Sussex College (Easter term 2018). Visiting professor at the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Division on Psychology and Language Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL, University of London, London, UK (2020 – 2025).
More than 80 PhD students finished their dissertation with me (in close cooperation with my colleagues at the former Centre of Child and Family Studies, in particular Marian Bakermans-Kranenburg (currently at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), and at Erasmus University Rotterdam, with Henning Tiemeier). Ten PhD students became full professors in The Netherlands, UK, Chile or USA, and most former PhD students went into (applied) research careers. Ten PhD students are currently conducting their PhD dissertation research.
Academic Honors and Awards
- Ranked in the top 0.01% of scientists based on the impact ranking presented by Ioannidis in PLOSone 2019 (see https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/3 for update in 2021)
- 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, Society for Emotion and Attachment Studies (SEAS)
- 2019 Honorary member, International Attachment Network (IAN)
- 2019 Elected Visiting Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge
- Highly Cited Researcher in Psychology/Psychiatry 2016-2020 (Clarivate Analytics, formerly the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters)
- Dr. Hendrik Muller Award 2013, The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Gravitation Award 2012 Consortium Individual Development by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (with Chantal Kemner, Marian Joels, Dorret Boomsma, Patti Valkenburg, Sarah Durston, 27M Euro 2013-2022)
- The Aristotle Prize of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations EFPA (2011)
- The Bowlby-Ainsworth Founder Award of The Center for Mental Health Promotion and The New York Attachment Consortium (2011)
- Social Service 2007-2010 Award of the Institute of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University (2011) for the Lolle Nauta Foundation
- Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science APS (2011)
- Honorary Doctorate, University of Haifa, Israel, June 4, 2008
- Distinguished International Contributions to Child Development, awarded by the Society for Research in Child Development (2007)
- Best Textbook 2004-2006 Award of the Institute for Education and Child Studies, Leiden University, for ‘Pedagogiek in Beeld’ (‘Child and Family Studies in the Picture’) (with Hans de Frankrijker)
- Spinoza Prize awarded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (2004)
- Fellow of The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (elected in 1998)
- Fellowship of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) (1996-1997)
- Pioneer Award from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (1990-1994)
- Senior Fulbright Fellowship (1989)
- Fellowship International Rotary Foundation (1978)
Member of the Committee on International Affairs of the Society for Research on Child Development (1995-2002; 2007-2010).
Founder and Chair of the Institute for the Study of Education and Human Development (National Graduate School of Education and Developmental Psychology) (1991-1994).
Co-founder and Chair of the board of the Lolle Nauta Fund (2004). Member of the KNAW Committee on Cognitive Sciences (2006- 2010).
Child Development (2013-2019); British Journal of Developmental Psychology (1998-2005).
Attachment and Human Development (1998-); Child Development (1992-2013); Child Maltreatment (2009-2013); Developmental Psychology (2012-); Developmental Science (1997-2000); Early Childhood Research Quarterly (2005-2008); Fathering (2012-); Human Development (1988-1997); Infant Behavior and Development (1999-); Journal of Child Psychopathology and Developmental Neuroscience (2012-); Journal of Reproductive and Perinatal Psychology (1995-1998); Parenting (2002-2013); Personal Relationships (2003-2005); Social Development (1997-).
Some Recent Invited Keynotes:
van IJzendoorn, M. H. & Stevens, E. (December 2, 2021). Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting – Sensitive Discipline (VIPP-SD). New meta-analytic evidence and development of Virtual VIPP for online training and delivery. Key note presented at the online SEAS mini conference on Innovations in attachment-based interventions for pandemic times. New York: New School. December 2 – 3, 2021.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (March 19, 2021). Institutional care is structural neglect and deviates from any ‘environment of evolutionary adaptedness’. Invited talk to the webinar on The Darwinian Roots of Attachment Theory. Hosted by the Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, UK.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (January 21, 2021). Structural neglect of growing up in (small) residential settings. Invited talk in the Online Symposium on Small Residential Care for Youth, European Association for Forensic Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychology & Allied disciplines (EFCAP.NL).
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (December 4, 2020). Institutionalization, de-institutionalization, and children with disabilities. Invited talk at the symposium on Children with Disabilities in Adversity: Institutions and Protection of Family Life in COVID19 pandemic and sustainable development, at the 13th Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, New York (online)
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (November 18, 2020). Structural neglect of children living in institutional settings. Invited talk at the inaugural meeting of the Evidence for Impact Working Group, Transforming Children’s Care Global Collaborative Platform, London, UK (online)
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (September 21, 2020). Structural neglect of children living in institutional settings. Invited talk to the IoPPN Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Seminar, London, UK.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (September 12, 2020). Attachment and developmental psychopathology: On insensitive parenting, child maltreatment and structural neglect. Invited keynote at the19th International Attachment Conference on ‘Attachment and Mental Disorders, Causes, Treatment and Prevention. Munich, Germany.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (June 24, 2020). Institutionalisation/ deinstitutionalisation Commission of The Lancet launch of two papers in a public webinar, chaired by Jane Godsland [The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health], Niall Boyce [The Lancet Psychiatry].
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (May 6, 2020). Towards an Alliance for Orphans against Orphanages? Paper presented at the symposium on ‘Attachment after Adversity: Building Resilience through Relationships’ of the Christian Alliance for Orphans CAFO, Online conference Dallas, USA.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (October 23-26, 2019). Consequences of deprivation and enrichment in chimpanzees, mice and rats: Lessons to be learnt for child development. Invited presentation at the 46th Workshop on: “Ethology, Psychology, Psychiatry: An Evolutionary approach” Directors: Martin Brüne, Alfonso Troisi, Paola Palanza, Stefano Parmigiani; conducted at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice, Sicily.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (July 18-20, 2019). Replication crisis lost in translation? Attachment theory in search of replicable and applicable findings. Invited key note presented at the International Attachment Conference on Science and Practice over the Lifespan, Vancouver, Canada.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (June 14, 2019). Families and family support: Crucial even in the
genomic era. Invited presentation at the Symposium on Early Intervention of Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (May 28, 2019). Re-directing donations and voluntourism for
orphanages. Invited contribiution to the policy expert meeting for The Lancet
Commission on the Welfare of Institutionalized children. London, UK, May 28 2019.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (May 25, 2019). Is big beautiful? Benefits and challenges of
big science in search of replicable and applicable findings. Presentation at the invited
symposium on Large-Scale Collaborative Efforts Advancing Clinical Science Research, organised by Jennifer Tackett, 31st APS Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., May 23-26, 2019.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (March 8, 2019). The vicious cycle of early harsh and insensitive parenting. How much is inherited, how does it affect the brain, and how can we break it? Attachment & Early Intervention, Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture and National Conference, London, UK, March 8, 2019.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (November 8, 2018). Neurobiology of parenting and attachment: room for interventions? Invited keynote at the Fifth Congress of the Iberian-American Attachment Network (RIA). Montevideo, Uruguay.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. ( September 14, 2018). Video-feedback to Promote positive Parenting (VIPP) from the perspective of differential susceptibility theory. Invited keynote at the International Conference on Supporting the Wellbeing of Children and Youth. Faculty of Education, University of Warsaw, Poland.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. ( September 12, 2018). The nature of nurturing parenting. Invited presentation at the symposium on Nurturing Change at the Anna Freud Centre, UK.
van IJzendoorn, M.H. (July 2, 2018). Disorganized attachment, entropic care, epistemic trust, and ‘unusual beliefs’. Epistemic Petrification Conference, University of Bristol, UK.
van IJzendoorn, M.H. (June 22-24, 2018). Parent training from the perspective of genetic differential susceptibility theory. International Conference on Family and Child Development in Changing Societies. Capital Normal University, Beijing, China.
van IJzendoorn, M.H. (June 1, 2018). Development of prosocial behaviour in children: Neurobiological, relational and situational interactions. Public Lecture in Honour of Robert Hinde, St John’s College Cambridge University, UK.
van IJzendoorn, M.H. (November 6, 2017). Differential susceptibility to the environment. Invited lecture at ISPA, Lisbon, Portugal.
van IJzendoorn, M.H. (August 31, 2017). Necessary relational conditions for healthy development across developmental stages and in various child rearing arrangements. Consensus Conference and Expert Symposium on Promoting child wellbeing when parents live apart. Oslo, Norway 31 August, 2017. Presentation also to the Norwegian Directorate of Children, Youth and Family Affairs, 1 September, 2017.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (1 July, 2017). Early experiences, (epi-)genetics, and psychopathology. Key note at the 18th Biennial Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (29 March 2017). Development of prosocial behavior. Key note at the Annual Meeting of the SCP Chilean Psychological Society, Puerto Natalis, Chile.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (7 October, 2016). New Directions in Attachment Theory and Research: Genetic, Hormonal and Neural Approaches. Beijing: Capital Normal University.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (28 September 2016). Attachment-Based Video feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting. Key note to the Health Conversations series, North Central London Research Consortium (Noclor) and Happy Start Healthy Start. London, UK.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (8 April 2016). Child abuse and neglect: Prevalence, antecedents and consequences. Keynote at the national conference on ‘Prevention of young child abuse’ of the Nobody’s Children Foundation, Warsaw Medical University, Poland.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (29-30 October 2015). Neurobiological and contextual perspectives on attachment. Keynote at the First National Attachment Conference Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (26 September 2015). (Epi-)genetics of Child Behavior Problems. Invited key-note at the Tagung ‘Stellt die Frühe Kindheit Weichen?’ Of the Nationalen Zentrums Frühe Hilfen, Heidelberg, Germany.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (16 September 2015). Some Neural, Hormonal, and Situational Determinants of Prosociality. Invited talk at the SRCD-FLUX Symposium on the Neuroscience of Prosocial Development, Leiden, the Netherlands.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (8 September 2015). The role of oxytocin in parenting and in augmentative pharmacopsychotherapy. Presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology. Edinburgh, UK.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (7 August 2015). Attachment from bottle to brain and beyond: in search of neurobiological mechanisms. Presented at the 7th International Attachment Conference. New York, USA.
van IJzendoorn, M.H. (9 July, 2015). Attachment, hormones and the brain: on attachment, oxytocin and neural responses to infant stimuli. Invited keynote at the 16th International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress, Amsterdam.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (29 June, 2015). Prenatal Parenting, Newborn Methylation and Behavior Problems. Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms. Presented at the Invited Symposium at the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ International Congress 2015, Birmingham, UK 29 June-2 July.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (12-14 March 2015). Intergenerational transmission of child maltreatment. Invited talk at the Integrative Science Symposium on The intergenerational transmission of psychopathology at the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science. Amsterdam.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (5 December 2014). Prenatal parenting and newborn methylation. Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2014 Symposium on Research Frontiers in Human Development: How the Social Environment Becomes Embedded in Children’s Biology, in honour of Michael Meaney. Switserland: Zuerich.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (22-23 September 2014). What Works for whom? A Differential Susceptibility Perspective on Parenting Interventions. Third German Health Research Meeting on Behavioural Disorders Related to Violence, Neglect, Maltreatment, and Abuse in Childhood and Adolescence. Germany: Eichstaett-Ingolstadt.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (26-28 June, 2014). Child maltreatment from a neurobiologica land attachment perspective. Plenary Lecture at the International Conference on Child Development in School and Community Settings. Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (May, 2014). Neurobiological and behavioral concomitants of child abuse and structural neglect. Key-note presented at the Second European Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, 21-23 May 2014, Amsterdam.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (7-9 May, 2014). New Directions in Attachment Theory and Research: Genetic, Hormonal and Neural Approaches. Key-note to the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society. Birmingham, UK.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (March 2014). Attachment and Trauma Across the Life-Span. Neurobiological and Psychosocial Correlates of Disorganized and Unresolved Attachments. Invited keynote to the 5th Annual Vilnius Trauma Psychology Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania, March 28, 2014.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2014). Attachment, oxytocin and infant crying. Key note at the joint conference of the RSM Psychiatry Section and RSM Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section on Women’s Mental Health: Integrating body and mind. A dialogue between Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. In association with the Royal College of Psychiatrists Mental Health Special Interest Group.Tuesday, 11th March 2014, at the Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK.
Marinus H. van IJzendoorn (2013).Trauma-Related Attachment in Children and Adults. Neurobiological and Psychosocial Correlates of Disorganized and Unresolved Attachments.
Invited key-note at the 77th Annual Congress of the Japanese Psychological Society. Sapporo, Japan, September 19-21, 2013.
Marinus H. van IJzendoorn (2013). Attachment Across the Life-Span. Neurobiological and Developmental Perspectives. Invited key-note at the 13th European Congress of Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden, 9-12 July 2013.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2013). Genetic and environmental correlates of trauma-related attachment patterns in children and adults. Keynote address to the XIII Congress of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Bologna, Italy, June 6-9, 2013.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2013). Sniffing around Oxytocin and Adverse Childhood Experiences: Trials with Oxytocin Administration in Healthy and Clinical Groups with Implications for Augmentative Pharmacotherapy. Invited Lecture at the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition Conference, London, May 18-19, 2013.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2012). Risk genes or susceptibility genes? On genetic differential susceptibility to positive and negative experiences. Invited key-note at the British Psychological Society Developmental Section Annual Conference , University of Strathclyde, Glasgow 5th – 7th September, 2012.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2012). For better and for worse: Determinants of children’s differential susceptibility to the environment. Invited keynote to the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Edmonton, Canada, July 8-12, 2012.
Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2012). From diathesis-stress to differential susceptibility: how risky genes might turn into high potentials. Invited lecture at the 20th World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions. Paris, France, July 21-25, 2012.
Focus and Expertise:
To what extent and in what ways does parenting affect child development? And: what determines or influences parenting?
Areas of some expertise:
Attachment across the life-span; epidemiology and neurobiology of child abuse and neglect; cross-cultural dimensions of parenting and child emotional development; meta-analysis; parenting; daycare; temperament; behavioral and molecular genetics of socio-emotional development; developmental epigenetics; differential susceptibility; moral development; biobehavioural family interventions; externalizing behavior problems; autism; child development in orphanages; adoption; oxytocin and parenting.
Listed as Highly Cited Researcher in Psychology/Psychiatry 2016 2017, 2018 and 2019 by Thomson Reuters
“Highly Cited Researchers present more than 3,000 authors in 21 main fields of science and the social sciences. These researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication—between 2004 and 2014.” (Thomson Reuters).
Source: Web of Science with the following term: van ijzendoorn mh : 565 papers, 33.722 citations, H-index=91 (December 24, 2020).
Source: Google Scholar via Harzing’s Publish or Perish with the following terms: “Marinus H. van IJzendoorn” OR “marinus ijzendoorn” OR “M.H. IJzendoorn” OR “Marinus van IJzendoorn”: 85.176 citations, H-index=134, G-index=282 (authors per paper: 3.11) (December 24, 2020).
Ioannidis et al. (2019) published in PLoS Biology a paper that presents detailed, standardized citation data annotated for scientific field for multiple impact indicators and their composite across science: https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000384 According to these new metrics Van IJzendoorn is in the top 0.01% of scientists. “The metrics capture not only total citations and h-index, but also co-authorship adjusted impact, and information on impact in papers according to different author positions (single, first, last author). The metrics are based on field-adjusted information mapping all 7 million scientists who have published at least 5 papers in their career across all 22 major fields and 176 sub-fields.”
Marinus van IJzendoorn has the Erdős number 4
Some recent publications
Goldman, P.S., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Bradford, B., Christopoulos, A., Lim Ah Ken, P., Agastya, N.L.P.M., Cuthbert, C., Duchinsky, R., Fox, N.A., Grigoras, S., Gunnar, M.R., Ibrahim, R.W., Johnson, D.E., Kusumaningrum, S., Mwangangi, F.M., Nelson, C.A., Ott, E.M., Reijman, S., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Zeanah, C.H., Zhang, Y. & Sonuga-Barke, E.J.S. (2020). Institutionalisation and deinstitutionalisation of children II: policy and practice recommendations for global, national, and local actors. The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health , 4, 606-633; published online June 23; https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30060-2
Goldman, P.S., van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Sonuga-Barke, E.J.S. on behalf of the Lancet Institutional Care Reform Commission Group (2020). The implications of COVID-19 for the care of children living in residential institutions. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, (Correspondence) April 21, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/ S2352-4642(20)30130-9.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Coughlan, B. & Reijman, S. (2020). Child maltreatment antecedents and interventions: Umbrella synthesis and differential susceptibility perspective on risk and resilience. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 61, 272-290.
Achterberg, M., van Duijvenvoorde, A.C.K., van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., & Crone, E. (2020). Longitudinal changes in DLPFC activation during childhood are related to decreased aggression following social rejection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 117(15): 8602-8610. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1915124117
Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Duschinsky, R., Goldman, P.S., Fox, N.A., Gunnar, M.R., Johnson, D.E., Nelson, C.A., Reijman, S., Skinner, G.C.M., Zeanah, C.H., & Sonuga-Barke, E.J.S. (2020). Institutionalisation and deinstitutionalisation of children I: A systematic and integrative review of evidence regarding effects on development. The Lancet Psychiatry; 7, 703-720; published online June 23. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30399-2.
Neumann, A., Muetzel, R.L., Lahey, B.B., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., van IJzendoorn, M.H., Jaddoe, V.W., Hilligers, M.H.J., White, T., & Tiemeier, H. (2020). White matter microstructure and the General Psychopathology Factor in children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.12.006
Bosmans, G., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Vervliet, B., Verhees, M.W.F.T., & van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2020). Learning theory of attachment: Unraveling the black box of attachment development. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 113, 287-298.
van ’t Veer, A.E., Thijssen, S., Witteman, J., van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2019). Exploring the neural basis for paternal protection: An investigation of the neural response to infants in danger. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, .., doi: 10.1093/scan/nsz018
Marie-José van Hoof, Madelon M. E. Riem, Amy S. Garrett, Nic J. A. van der Wee, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn & Robert R. J. M Vermeiren (2019) Unresolved–disorganized attachment adjusted for a general psychopathology factor associated with atypical amygdala resting-state functional connectivity, European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10:1, 1583525 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1583525
Heckendorf, E., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Huffmeijer, R. (2019). Neural responses to children’s faces: test-retest reliability of structural and functional MRI. Brain and Behavior, e01192, DOI: 10.1002/brb3.1192.
Pittner, K., van IJzendoorn, M. H., Alink, L. R., Buisman, R. S., Compier-de Block, L. H., van den Berg, L. J., Elzinga, B.M., Lindenberg, J., Tollenaar, M.S., Diego, V.P.& Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2019). The genetic and environmental etiology of child maltreatment in a parent-based extended family design. Development and Psychopathology, 31, 157-172.doi:10.1017/S0954579418001608
Kentrop J, Smid CR, Achterberg EJM, van IJzendoorn MH, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Joëls M and van der Veen R (2018) Effects of Maternal Deprivation and Complex Housing on Rat Social Behavior in Adolescence and Adulthood. Frontiers of Behavioral Neuroscience, 12:193. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00193
Verhees, MWFT; Houben, J ; Ceulemans, E; Bakermans-Kranenburg, MJ; van IJzendoorn, MH; Bosmans, G (2018). No side-effects of single intranasal oxytocin administration in middle childhood. Psychopharmacology, 235, 2471-2477, DOI: 10.1007/s00213-018-4945-1
Achterberg, M; Bakermans-Kranenburg, MJ; van IJzendoorn, MH; van der Meulen, M; Tottenham, N; Crone, EA (2018). Distinctive heritability patterns of subcortical-prefrontal cortex resting state connectivity in childhood: A twin study. Neuroimage, 175, 138-149, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.076
van den Berg, LJM; Tollenaar, MS; Pittner, K; Compier-de Block, LHCG; Buisman, RSM; van IJzendoorn, MH; Elzinga, BM (2018). Pass it on? The neural responses to rejection in the context of a family study on maltreatment. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 616-627, DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsy035
Thijssen, S., Van ‘t Veer, A. E., Witteman, J., Meijer, W.M., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2018). Effects of vasopressin on neural processing of infant crying in expectant fathers. Hormones and Behavior, 103, 19-27.
Werner, C.D., Vermeer, H.J., Linting, M., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2018). Video-feedback intervention in center-based child care: A randomized controlled trial. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 42, 93-104; doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2017.07.005.
Tran, N. K., van Berkel, S. R., van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Alink, L. R. A. (2018). Child and Family Factors Associated With Child Maltreatment in Vietnam. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 886260518767914. doi: 10.1177/0886260518767914
Felix, J., Joubert, B., Baccarelli, A., Sharp, G., Almqvist, C., Annesi-Maesano, I., . . . Bustamante, M. (2018). Cohort Profile: Pregnancy and Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium. International Journal of Epidemiology, 47(1), 22-23u.
Vrijhof, C., Van der Voort, A., Van IJzendoorn, M., & Euser, S. (2018). Stressful family environments and children’s behavioral control: A multimethod test and replication study with twins. Journal of Family Psychology, 32(1), 49-59.
Lucassen, N., Tharner, A., Prinzie, P., Verhulst, F.C., Jongerling, J., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., van IJzendoorn, M.H., Tiemeier, H. (2018). Paternal history of depression or anxiety disorder and infant-father attachment. Infant and Child Development, 27, e2070.
Ramchandani, Paul G.; O’Farrelly, Christine; Babalis, Daphne; et al. (2018). Preventing enduring behavioural problems in young children through early psychological intervention (Healthy Start, Happy Start): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 18, 543
Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2017). Protective parenting: neurobiological and behavioral dimensions. Current Opinion in Psychology 15, 45-9.
Belsky, J. & van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2017). Genetic differential susceptibility to the effects of parenting. Current Opinion in Psychology 15, 125-30.
Granqvist, P., Sroufe, L. A., Dozier, M., Hesse, E., Steele, M., van Ijzendoorn, M., Solomon, J., Schuengel, C., Fearon, P., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M., Steele, H., Cassidy, J., Carlson, E., Madigan, S., Jacobvitz, D., Foster, S., Behrens, K., Rifkin-Graboi, A., Gribneau, N., Spangler, G., Ward, M. J., True, M., Spieker, S., Reijman, S., Reisz, S., Tharner, A., Nkara, F., Goldwyn, R., Sroufe, J., Pederson, D., Pederson, D., Weigand, R., Siegel, D., Dazzi, N., Bernard, K., Fonagy, P., Waters, E., Toth, S., Cicchetti, D., Zeanah, C. H., Lyons-Ruth, K., Main, M. & Duschinsky, R. (2017). Disorganized attachment in infancy: a review of the phenomenon and its implications for clinicians and policy-makers. Attachment & human development, 1-25.
Groh, A. M., Fearon, R. M. P., van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & Roisman, G. I. (2017). Attachment in the Early Life Course: Meta-Analytic Evidence for Its Role in Socioemotional Development. Child Development Perspectives 11(1), 70-6.
Reijman, S., Alink, L. R. A., Compier-De Block, L. H. C. G., Werner, C. D., Maras, A., Rijnberk, C., Van Ijzendoorn, M. H. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2017). Attachment representations and autonomic regulation in maltreating and nonmaltreating mothers. Development and Psychopathology 29(3), 1075-87.
Riem, M. M. E., Van Ijzendoorn, M. H., Parsons, C. E., Young, K. S., De Carli, P., Kringelbach, M. L. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2017). Experimental manipulation of infant temperament affects amygdala functional connectivity. Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience 17(4), 858-68.
Thijssen, S., Muetzel, R. L., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Tiemeier, H., Verhulst, F. C., White, T. & Van Ijzendoorn, M. H. (2017). Insensitive parenting may accelerate the development of the amygdala-medial prefrontal cortex circuit. Development and Psychopathology 29(2), 505-18.
Thijssen, S., Wildeboer, A., van Ijzendoorn, M. H., Muetzel, R. L., Langeslag, S. J. E., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Verhulst, F. C., Tiemeier, H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & White, T. (2017). The honest truth about deception: Demographic, cognitive, and neural correlates of child repeated deceptive behavior. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 162, 225-41.
Van der Meulen, M., Steinbeis, N., Achterberg, M., Bilo, E., van den Bulk, B. G., van Ijzendoorn, M. H. & Crone, E. A. (2017). The neural correlates of dealing with social exclusion in childhood. Neuropsychologia 103, 29-37.
Verhage, M. L., Schuengel, C., Fearon, R. M. P., Madigan, S., Oosterman, M., Cassibba, R., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2017). Failing the Duck Test: Reply to Barbaro, Boutwell, Barnes, and Shackelford (2017). Psychological Bulletin 143(1), 114-6.
Wildeboer, A., Thijssen, S., Muetzel, R. L., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Tiemeier, H., White, T. & van Ijzendoorn, M. H. (2017). Neuroanatomical correlates of donating behavior in middle childhood. Social neuroscience, 1-12.
Van IJzendoorn, M.H. and Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J (2016). The role of oxytocin in parenting and as augmentative pharmacotherapy: Critical Issues and bold conjectures. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 28, doi:10.1111/jne.12355.
Rijlaarsdam, J., Pappa, I., Walton, E., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Mileva-Seitz, V. R., Rippe, R. C., … Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2016). An epigenome-wide association meta-analysis of prenatal maternal stress in neonates: A model approach for replication. Epigenetics, 11(2), 140-149.
Fox, N.A., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J,, Yoo, K.H., Bowman, L.C., Cannon, E.N., Vanderwert, R.E., Ferrari, P.R., Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2016). Assesing human mirror activity with EEG mu rhythm: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin 142 (3), 291-313. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bul0000031
Rippe, R.C.A., Noppe, G., Windhorst, D.A., Tiemeier, H., van Rossum, E.F.C., Jaddoe, V.W.V., Verhulst, F.C., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Van den Akker, E.L.T. (2016). Splitting hair for cortisol? Associations of socio-economic status, ethnicity, hair color, gender and other child characteristics with hair cortisol and cortisone. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 66, 56-64 doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.12.016
Reiner, I., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Fremmer-Bombik, E., & Beutel, M. (2016). Adult attachment representation moderates psychotherapy treatment efficacy in clinically depressed inpatients. Journal of Affective Disorders. 195, 163–171. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2016.02.024
Verhage, M.L., Schuengel, C., Madigan, S., Fearon, R.M., Oosterman, M., Cassiba, R., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2016). Narrowing the transmission gap: A systhesis of three decades of research on intergenerational transmission of attachment. Psychological Bulletin 142 (4), 337-366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bul0000038
Reijman, S., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Hiraoka, R., Crouch, J. L., Milner, J. S., Alink, L. R. A., & van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2016). Baseline functioning and stress reactivity in maltreating parents and at-risk adults: Review and meta-analyses of autonomic nervous system studies. Child Maltreatment, 21, 327-342. DOI: 10.1177/1077559516659937
Mileva-Seitz, Viara R.; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J.; van IJzendoorn, Marinus H. (2016). Genetic mechanisms of parenting. Hormones and Behavior, 77, pp. 211-223.
Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Alink, L.R.A., Biro, S., Voorthuis, A. en Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2015). The Leiden Infant Simulator Sensitivity Assessment (LISSA): Parenting an Infant Simulator as Your Own Baby. Infant and Child Development. DOI: 10.1002/icd1905.
Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2015).The hidden efficacy of interventions: Gene x Environment experiments from a differential susceptibility perspective. Annual Review of Psychology, 66, 381-409.
Schoenmaker, C., Huffmeijer, R., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Van den Dries, L., Linting, M., Van der Voort, A., & Juffer, F. (2015). Attachment and physiological reactivity to infant crying in young adulthood: Dissociation between experiential and physiological arousal in insecure adoptees. Physiology & Behavior, 139, 549-556. Doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.11.055
Schoenmaker, C., Juffer, F., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Van den Dries, L., Linting, M., Van der Voort, A., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2015). Cognitive and health-related outcomes after exposure to early malnutrition: The Leiden longitudinal study of international adoptees. Children & Youth Services Review, 48, 80-86.
Dozier, M., Kaufman, J., Kobak, R.R., OÇonnor, T.G., Sagi-Schwartz, A., Scott, S., Shauffer, C., Smetana, J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Zeanah, C.H. (2014). Consensus statement on group care for children and adolescents: A statement of policy of the American Orthopsychiatric Association. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84 (3).
Huffmeijer, R., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Alink, L.R.A., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2014). Reliability of event-related potentials: the influence of number of trials and electrodes. Physiology & Behavior, 130, 13-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.03.008
Riem, M.M.E., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Voorthuis, A., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2014). Oxytocin effects on mind-reading are moderated by experiences of maternal love withdrawal: An fMRI study. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 51, 105-112.
Voorthuis, A., Out, D., Van der Veen, R., Bhandari, R., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2013). One doll fits all: validation of the Leiden Infant Simulator Sensitivity Assessment (LISSA). Attachment & Human Development, 15, 603–617. doi.org/10.1080/14616734.2013.820897
Euser, S., Alink , L.R.A., Pannebakker, F., Vogels, T., Bakermans-Kranenburg , M.J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013).The prevalence of child maltreatment in the Netherlands across a 5-year period. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.07.004.
Joosen, K. J., Mesman, J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2013). Maternal overreactive sympathetic nervous system responses to repeated infant crying predicts risk for impulsive harsh discipline of infants. Child Maltreatment, 18, 252- 263.
Koolschijn, P.C.M., Van IJzendoorn¬, M.H. Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., & Crone, E.A. (2013). Hippocampal volume and internalizing behavior problems in adolescence. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 23, 622-628. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2012.07.001
Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013). A sociability gene? Meta-analysis of oxytocin receptor (OXTR) genotype effects in humans. Psychiatric Genetics. doi: 10.1097/YPG.0b013e3283643684
Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., (2013) Sniffing around oxytocin: review and meta-analyses of trials in healthy and clinical groups with implications for pharmacotherapy. Translational Psychiatry, 3 e258. doi:10.1038/tp.2013.34
Riem, M.M.E., Voorthuis, A., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013). Pity or peanuts? Oxytocin induces different neural responses to the same infant crying labeled as sick or bored. Developmental Science. doi:10.1111/desc12103.
Kok, R., Lucassen, N., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., van IJzendoorn, M. H., Ghassabian, A., Roza, S. J., Govaert, P., Jaddoe, V. W., Hofman, A., Verhulst, F. C., & Tiemeier, H. (2013). Parenting, corpus callosum, and executive function in preschool children. Child Neuropsychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09297049.2013.832741
Groeneveld, G., Vermeer, H.J., Linting, M., Noppe, G., van Rossum, E.F.C., van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013). Children’s hair cortisol as a biomarker of stress at school entry. Stress. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2013.817553
Riem, M.M.E., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Huffmeijer, R., Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013). Does intranasal oxytocin promote prosocial behavior to an excluded fellow player? A randomized controlled trial with Cyberball. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38, 1418-1425. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.12.023
Riem, M.M.E., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Tops, M., Boksem, M.A.S., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2013). Oxytocin effects on complex brain networks are moderated by experiences of maternal love withdrawal. European Neuropsychopharmacology. doi: org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2013.01.011
Huffmeijer, R., Alink, L.R.A., Tops, M., Grewen, K.M., Light, K.C., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013). The impact of oxytocin administration and maternal love withdrawal on event-related potential (ERP) responses to emotional faces with performance feedback. Hormones and Behavior, 63, 399-410. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2012.11.008.
Tharner, A., Dierckx, B., Luijk, P.C.M., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Van Ginkel, J.R., Moll, H.A., Jaddoe, V.W., Hofman, A., Hudziak, J.J., Verhulst, F.C., & Tiemeier, H. (2013). Attachment disorganization moderates the effect of maternal postnatal depressive symptoms on infant autonomic functioning. Psychophysiology, 50, 195-203. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12003.
Linting, M., Groeneveld, M., Vermeer, H., Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013). Threshold for noise in daycare: Noise level and noise variability areassociated with child wellbeing in home-based childcare. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2013.03.005
Huffmeijer, R., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2013). Ageing and oxytocin: Extending human oxytocin research to ageing populations – A mini-review. Gerontology. doi: 10.1159/000341333.
Mah, B.L., IJzendoorn, M.H., Smith, R., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2013). Oxytocin in postnatally depressed mothers: Its influence on mood and expressed emotion. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 40, 267-272. doi: org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2012.10.005
Van IJzendoorn M.H., Fridman A., Bakermans-Kranenburg M.J., Sagi-Schwartz A. (2013). Aftermath of Genocide: Holocaust Survivors’ Dissociation Moderates Offspring Level of Cortisol. Journal of Loss and Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress & Coping, 18, 64-80. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2012.679132
Sagi-Schwartz, A., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Linn, S., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2013) Against all odds: Genocidal trauma is associated with longer life-expectancy of the survivors. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069179