Dr. Ymke de Bruijn

Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Social Science
y.debruijn@uu.nl

Publications

2024

Scholarly publications

de Bruijn, Y., Yang, Y., & Mesman, J. (2024). ‘Dutch’ according to children and mothers: Nationality stereotypes and citizenship representation. European Journal of Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.3051
de Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A. G., & Mesman, J. (2024). Color-evasiveness and white normativity: Examples set by parents in parent-child interactions in the Netherlands. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000638

2023

Scholarly publications

Yang, Y., Emmen, R., de Bruijn, Y., & Mesman, J. (2023). Crisis and bias: Exploring ethnic prejudice among Chinese-Dutch children before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Infant and Child Development, 32(6), Article e2462. https://doi.org/10.1002/icd.2462

Popularising publications

de Bruijn, Y. (Author). (2023). Antiracisme onder jongeren: Bewustzijn, motivatie, en actie. Web publication/site https://blogjeugdstudies.sites.uu.nl/2023/03/21/antiracisme-onder-jongeren-bewustzijn-motivatie-en-actie/

2022

Scholarly publications

de Bruijn, Y. (2022). Child interethnic prejudice in the Netherlands: Social learning from parents and picture books.
Yang, Y., Emmen, R., de Bruijn, Y., & Mesman, J. (2022). White prevalence and White preference in children’s books in China. SN Social Sciences, 2, 1-19. Article 228. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-022-00540-3
de Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A. G., van Veen, D., & Mesman, J. (2022). Priming attachment and diversity ideologies: Effects on ethnic bias in children's altruistic sharing in a dictator game. Acta Psychologica, 230, 1-9. Article 103746. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2022.103746
de Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A. G., & Mesman, J. (2022). Navigating diversity: Maternal ideologies and associations with child interethnic prejudice in the Netherlands. Social Development, 31(3), 811-828. https://doi.org/10.1111/sode.12579
de Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A. G., & Mesman, J. (2022). Maternal Attitudes Toward Child Interethnic Relations in the Netherlands: Facilitating Intergroup Contact Effects? Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 39(8), 2316-2339. https://doi.org/10.1177/02654075221077235
Mesman, J., de Bruijn, Y., van Veen, D., Pektas, F., & Emmen, R. A. G. (2022). Maternal color-consciousness is related to more positive and less negative attitudes toward ethnic-racial outgroups in children in White Dutch families. Child Development, 93(3), 668-680. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13784

Professional publications

de Bruijn, Y. (2022). Opgroeien in een etnisch diverse samenleving. SWP. https://www.kinderopvangkennis.nl/p/opgroeien-in-een-etnisch-diverse-samenleving/7024
de Bruijn, Y., & Mesman, J. (2022). Diversiteit en collectievorming bij de Bibliotheek op school. Stichting Lezen.

2021

Scholarly publications

de Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A. G., & Mesman, J. (2021). What do we read to our children? Messages concerning ethnic diversity in popular children’s books in the Netherlands. SN Social Sciences, 1, 1-21. Article 206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00221-7

Popularising publications

de Bruijn, Y. (Author). (2021). Vooroordelen en kinderboeken. Web publication/site https://www.pintofscience.nl/post/vooroordelen-en-kinderboeken-nl

2020

Scholarly publications

de Bruijn, Y., Amoureus, C., Emmen, R. A. G., & Mesman, J. (2020). Interethnic Prejudice Against Muslims Among White Dutch Children. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 51(3-4), 203–221. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022120908346
de Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A. G., & Mesman, J. (2020). Ethnic Diversity in Children’s Books in the Netherlands. Early Childhood Education Journal, 49, 413–423. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-020-01080-2

Popularising publications

de Bruijn, Y. (Author). (2020). Prejudice and children's literature. Web publication/site https://www.pintofscience.nl/post/prejudice-and-children-s-literature-en

2019

Scholarly publications

Ziermans, T., de Bruijn, Y., Dijkhuis, R., Staal, W., & Swaab, H. (2019). Impairments in cognitive empathy and alexithymia occur independently of executive functioning in college students with autism. Autism, 23(6), 1519–1530. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361318817716