Achterberg, M., Becht, A., van der Cruijsen, R., van de Groep, I. H., Spaans, J., Klapwijk, E., & Crone, E. (2022). Longitudinal associations between social media use, mental well-being and structural brain development across adolescence. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2022.101088


Achterberg, M. (2022). Het puberbrein in beweging. Hersenontwikkeling en sociaal gedrag in relatie tot lichamelijke opvoeding. Lichamelijke Opvoeding Magazine, 9. click here for pdf (in Dutch)

Crone E.A., & Achterberg, M. (2022). Prosocial development in adolescence. Current Opinion in Psychology, 44, 220-225.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.09.020

Zondervan-Zwijnenburg, M., Dobbelaar, S., van der Meulen, M., & Achterberg, M. (2022). Longitudinal associations between prosocial behavior and behavioral problems across childhood: A robust random-intercept cross-lagged panel model. Developmental Psychology, 58(6), 1139–1155. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0001346


Achterberg, M., Dobbelaar, S., Boer, O. D., & Crone, E. (2021). Perceived stress as mediator for longitudinal effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on wellbeing of parents and children. Scientific Reports, 11. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-81720-8 


Achterberg, M. (2021). Lockdown-stress raakt kwetsbare pubers en ouders het hardst. Tijdschrift voor Orthopedagogiek, 60. click here for pdf (in Dutch)

Dobbelaar, S., van Duijvenvoorde, A.C.K., Achterberg, M., van der Meulen, M. & Crone, E.A. (2021). A Bi-Dimensional Taxonomy of Social Responsivity in Middle Childhood: Prosociality and Reactive Aggression Predict Externalizing Behavior Over Time. Frontiers in Psychology, 11:586633. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.586633  


van de Groep, I.H., Bos, M.G.N, Jansen, L.M.C., Achterberg, M., Popma, A. & Crone, E.A. (2021). Overlapping and distinct neural correlates of self-evaluations and self-regulation from the perspective of self and others. Neuropsychologia, 161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.108000

van Drunen, L., Dobbelaar, S., van der Cruijsen, R., van der Meulen, M., Achterberg, M., Wierenga, L., & Crone, E.A., (2021). The nature of the self: neural analyses and heritability estimates of self-evaluations in middle childhood. Human Brain Mapping, https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.25641


Achterberg, M., van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & Crone, E. A. (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 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1915124117


Crone, E.A., Achterberg, M., Dobbelaar, S., Euser, S., van den Bulk, B. G., van der Meulen, M., van Drunen, L., Wierenga, L.M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J & van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2020). Neural and behavioral signatures of social evaluation and adaptation in childhood and adolescence: The Leiden Consortium on Individual Development (L-CID). Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2020.100805


Konijn, E.A., & Achterberg, M. (2020). Neuropsychology of Emotional Responsiveness to Media. In J. van den Bulck (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology. John Wiley & Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119011071.iemp0319


Van der Meulen, M., Wierenga, L. M., Achterberg, M., Drenth, N., van IJzendoorn, M.H. & Crone, E. A. (2020). Shared genetic and environmental influences on structure of the social brain in children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2020.100782


Achterberg, M. & van der Meulen, M. (2019) Genetic and environmental influences on MRI scan quantity and quality. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 38, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100667


Achterberg, M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., van IJzendoorn, M. H., van der Meulen, M., Tottenham, N. & Crone, E. A. (2018) Distinctive heritability patterns of subcortical-prefrontal cortex resting state connectivity in childhood: A twin study. Neuroimage, 175, pp. 138-149.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.076 


Achterberg, M., van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., van der Meulen, M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & Crone, E. A. (2018) Heritability of aggression following social evaluation in middle childhood: An fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 39, pp. 2828-2841. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.24043 


van der Meulen, M., Steinbeis, N., Achterberg, M., van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Crone, E. A. (2018). Heritability of neural reactions to social exclusion and prosocial compensation in middle childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 34, 42-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2018.05.010  


Achterberg, M., van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., van der Meulen, M., Euser, S., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & Crone, E. A. (2017) The neural and behavioral correlates of social evaluation in childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, pp. 107-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2017.02.007 


Bos, D.J., Oranje, B., Achterberg, M., Vlaskamp, C., Ambrosino, S., de Reus, M. A., van der Heuvel, M. P. & Rombouts, S. A. R. B. (2017). Structural and functional connectivity in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58, pp. 810-818. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12712 


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, 27-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.07.008 


Achterberg, M.*, Peper, J. S*., van Duijvenvoorde, A. C., Mandl, R. C. & Crone, E. A. (2016). Frontostriatal White Matter Integrity Predicts Development of Delay of Gratification: A Longitudinal Study, Journal of Neuroscience, 36, pp. 1954-1961. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3459-15.2016

*shared first author

Achterberg, M., van Duijvenvoorde, A. C., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & Crone, E. A. (2016) Control your anger! The neural basis of aggression regulation in response to negative social feedback. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, pp. 712-720. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsv154 


Van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., Achterberg, M., Braams, B. R., Peters, S., & Crone, E. A. (2016). Testing a dual-systems model of adolescent brain development using resting-state connectivity analyses. Neuroimage, 1, 409-420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.04.069