Geert-Jan Will received a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Neuroscience and Cognition (cum laude) from Utrecht University. In 2011, he started with a PhD project at the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University. Under the supervision of Dr. Berna Güroğlu and Prof. dr. Eveline Crone, he explored the neural and psychological processes associated with peer group acceptance and rejection in childhood and adolescence. In 2015, Geert-Jan moved to London to work as a postdoctoral research associate in Prof. dr. Ray Dolan’s ‘Cognition, Emotion & Psychiatric Disorders’ group at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London.
- Chronic childhood peer rejection is associated with heightened neural responses to social exclusion during adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. [Epub ahead of print]. (2015)
- Acting on social exclusion: Neural correlates of punishment and forgiveness of excluders. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 209-218. (2015)
- Acting on observed social exclusion: Developmental perspectives on punishment of excluders and compensation of victims. Developmental Psychology, 49, 2236–2244. (2013)