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Elsje van Bergen

BSc (Hons) MSc (Hons) PhD

Academic Visitor in the Oxford Study of Children's Communication Impairments (OSCCI) Research Group

  • SCR member of Oriel College
Short Description

Research Summary

My research lies at the interface of psychology, education, and genetics. I study children’s reading development and the nature and causes of dyslexia. I am particularly interested in cognitive precursors of reading and genetic and environmental influences on reading.

Research position

I am Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a Visiting Academic at the University of Oxford. For more information, please visit


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