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Stepping into old age

Amidst the ongoing global phenomenon of population aging, Bibiana Armenta studies processes that affect the well-being of adults who are stepping into old age. Tomorrow, June 21st, she will defend her dissertation in which she outlines how a new identity as an older adult is shaped and in turn shapes the well-being of adults between their 50s and 70s.

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Summer reading 2018

You wouldn’t tell from the view out your window, but summer’s almost here again; just a couple more days until […]

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Do antidepressants work for mild to moderate anxiety?

Imagine that you are a primary care doctor. A young woman comes to see you because she worries constantly about […]

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How Dance Can Help Us Understand Group Psychology

On June 11, 2018, Aafke van Mourik Broekman will defend her thesis, in which she shows that we have the ability to internalize a sense of solidarity from the groups we observe. This does not only change how we feel about the group expressing the solidarity, but can also alter our behaviour and our relations with other people around us.

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CPE: A combination of psychology and medicine

“Which specialization should I take within the broad discipline called Psychology?” Numerous Psychology Bachelor students struggle with this issue and are doubtful about which Master’s degree they should pursue. Student Carl-Peter Van Erpecum discusses the option of joining a research master program at the UMCG, called Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology (CPE).

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Did you eat the cookies? An interview with Petra Hendriks and Rineke Verbrugge

The collaboration between Professor in Semantics and Cognition Petra Hendriks and Professor in Logic and Cognition Rineke Verbrugge has already […]

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CPE: A combination of psychology and medicine

“Which specialization should I take within the broad discipline called Psychology?” Numerous Psychology Bachelor students struggle with this issue and are doubtful about which Master’s degree they should pursue. Student Carl-Peter Van Erpecum discusses the option of joining a research master program at the UMCG, called Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology (CPE).

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The Perfect Memory

The common criticisms from professors about broad, superficially philosophical questions apply perfectly well to the title of this piece. What […]

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Book Review: The Inkblots by Damion Searls

“Take the official Rorschach Ink Blot test to see if you are crazy”, is the title of the first video […]

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Make Science Great Again

Why are alternative facts so persuasive? We fail to consider scientific evidence properly because our political opinions signify the kinds of persons we are rather than our knowledgeability. To make science great again, we need to be cooperative and curious and change how science is communicated.

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