Ellen de Bruijn researches hormonal changes from puberty to menopause with Vici grant
Psychologist Ellen de Bruijn is investigating what hormonal fluctuations do to women's behaviour and well-being. The National science funding body NWO honoured her research with a Vici grant; earlier this year she received an ERC Consolidator Grant. Read the interview with De Bruijn about her research.
From early puberty to late adulthood, girls and women experience major hormonal fluctuations, but the effects are still unknown. How do these changes affect their behaviour in individual and social contexts? How are they related to the well-being and mental health of women of all ages? Ellen De Bruijn talks about her research following the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant:
European grant for Ellen de Bruijn: ‘Hormonal fluctuations in women have been ignored for too long in brain research’