Nijmegen, Netherlands

New Perspectives on the Typical and Atypical Trajectories of Learning in Child Development

when 11 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 250

Individual differences in learning are driven by genes, brain, cognition, and behaviour. Learn about new approaches to learning (disabilities): theory, methods, and societal implications.

Course leader

Dr. Anne van Hoogmoed
Assistant professor
Behavioural Science Institute
Radboud University

Prof. dr. Evelyn Kroesbergen
Behavioural Science Institute
Radboud University

Prof. dr. Daniel Ansari
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education

Target group


PhD students, researchers, and professionals (interested in) working in the field of learning disabilities and / or individual differences in genetic, neural, cognitive, and behavioural development.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:

- Critically evaluate the current research and clinical practices around learning (disabilities).
- Apply knowledge of different dimensional approaches to the field of learning (disabilities) on a genetic, brain, cognitive, and behavioural level.
- Present and discuss research ideas focussing on individual differences.
- Apply basic analysis methods of the dimensional approach to learning.

Fee info

EUR 250: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 225 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 213 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 188 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)