prof.dr. C.J. Rieffe (Carolien)

Full Professor


Medicine & Life Sciences
Hearing Loss
Moral Development
Preschool Children
Social Sciences

Ancillary Activities

  • Musea Bekennen Kleur
    Expert group member
  • National Autism Congress
    Organizing committee member
  • Wetenschappelijk Tijdschrift Autisme
    Scientific advisory board member
  • Institute of Psychology, Leiden University
    Associate Professor
  • China Knowledge Network, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Knowledge network


Yuen, S., Li, B., Tsou, Y-T., Meng, Q., Wang, L., Liang, W. , & Rieffe, C. (2022). Family Systems and Emotional Functioning in Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Preschool Children. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 27(2), 125-136. https://doi.org/10.1093/deafed/enab044
Gómez-Maureira, M. A. , Kniestedt, I., Van Duijn, M. , Rieffe, C., & Plaat, A. (2021). Level Design Patterns That Invoke Curiosity-Driven Exploration: An Empirical Study across Multiple Conditions. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 5(CHIPLAY), [271]. https://doi.org/10.1145/3474698
Li, B. , Tsou, Y. T., Stockmann, L., Greaves-Lord, K. , & Rieffe, C. (2021). See the self through others' eyes: The development of moral emotions in young children with autism spectrum disorder. Development and Psychopathology, [2100097]. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579421000973
Rieffe, C., Kamp, S., Pentinga, J., Becker, M., Klaveren, M. V., & Blijd-Hoogewys, E. (2021). Sociale inclusie en ASS op middelbare scholen, wat is er nodig? Wetenschappelijk Tijdschrift Autisme, 20(3), 51-59.
Blancas, M., Wierenga, S., Ribbens, K. , Rieffe, C., Knoch, H., Billib, S., & Verschure, P. (2021). Active Learning in Digital Heritage: Introducing Geo-localisation, VR and AR at Holocaust Historical Sites. In V. G. Walden (Ed.), Digital Holocaust Memory, Education and Research (Vol. 1, pp. 145-176). Springer Nature Switzerland AG. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83496-8_7
Tsou, Y. T., Li, B., Wiefferink, C. H., Frijns, J. H. M. , & Rieffe, C. (2021). The Developmental Trajectory of Empathy and Its Association with Early Symptoms of Psychopathology in Children with and without Hearing Loss. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 49(9), 1151-1164. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-021-00816-x
Tsou, Y. T., Li, B., Kret, M. E., Frijns, J. H. M. , & Rieffe, C. (2021). Hearing Status Affects Children's Emotion Understanding in Dynamic Social Situations: An Eye-Tracking Study. Ear and Hearing, 42(4), 1024-1033. https://doi.org/10.1097/AUD.0000000000000994
Tsou, Y. T., Li, B., Eichengreen, A., Frijns, J. H. M. , & Rieffe, C. (2021). Emotions in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and Typically Hearing Children. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 26(4), 469-482. https://doi.org/10.1093/deafed/enab022
Takamatsu, R. , Tsou, Y. T., Kusumi, T. , & Rieffe, C. (2021). The Japanese empathy questionnaire (EmQue) for preschool children: Psychometric properties and measurement invariance across gender. International journal of behavioral development, 45(5), 453-462. https://doi.org/10.1177/01650254211022852
Rieffe, C., O’Connor, R., Bülow, A., Willems, D., Hull, L., Sedgewick, F., Stockmann, L., & Blijd-Hoogewys, E. (2021). Quantity and quality of empathic responding by autistic and non-autistic adolescent girls and boys. Autism, 25(1), 199-209. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361320956422

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11)
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands