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The student is dead, long live the student!

Being a student is a mindset. A mindset characterized by curiosity and a willingness to ask questions and learn. We should all be students, always. It will make it easier to dare branching out and it will make us more approachable as collaborators.

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Summer Reading 2017

Woah! It’s almost summer already; just a couple more days until the official arrival. We’re half-way through the exam period […]

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The Path of Most Resistance: Resilience amongst members of disadvantaged groups.

Today, Jolien van Breen will defend her dissertation in which she demonstrates that members of disadvantaged groups can resist subtle cues of social devaluation, such as implicit stereotypes. That is, she demonstrates that members of disadvantaged groups are more resilient than previously thought.

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The Creativity of Covfefe

Donald Trump’s ‘covfefe’ tweet has invited ridicule and raised some serious questions (such as ‘what was he thinking?’). However, the most important question has so far remained unasked: can his mistyped tweet be called ‘creative’?

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Mondriaan Moves:

How art can move the body.

This post was written together by Ralf Cox, Lisa-Maria van Klaveren and Muriël van der Laan.   This year marks the […]

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The myth of objective statistics

In my last post, “To p or not to p”, I promised to write a follow-up post in which I […]

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Student Articles

A true learning experience. Acting outside the classroom!

Last summer, students, refugees, academics, and practitioners from different nations and disciplines came together to explore the complexity of migration, the problems around it, and alternatives to current practices in policy and society at the RUG. The summer school ‘Migration Matters’ resulted in three concrete student initiatives to improve the lives of refugees.

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Hate-groups, Trump, and a lot of angry people

Make America great again, or make America hate again? Trump’s campaign has raised many troubling questions. He has at various […]

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I F***ing Love YOUNG Science Conference

A few weeks ago, Marco Egle and Timothy Sondej, graduates of the Psychology Bachelor and Research Master students in Groningen, […]

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Don’t pretend it is not WEIRD

Psychologists tend to make statements about human nature or how “people in general” behave. However, 80% of psychological studies are conducted with W.E.I.R.D (Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, Democratic) samples. People falling in this category are just a fraction of the world’s population and are therefore not representable of the world’s population.

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