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Talking About Time at the Kinderuniversiteit

Communicating science to children can be quite challenging. To teach kids about our time perception research, our lab developed a lecture for kids from group 8 of primary school. Prior to their visit to the lecture, we dropped by their school to let them participate in a timing experiment.

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Language acquisition and well-being of young refugee students in primary education

From February 2019 onwards, Hanneke Leeuwestein will start with her PhD project (funded by the National Initiative for Education Research/Nationaal […]

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Duo interview: Our recent Veni grantees

Who has not heard of Veni-Vidi-Vici? In grant land, these are three types of subsidies awarded to outstanding junior, intermediate, and senior researchers, respectively. This year, the Netherlands Science Foundation NWO included Dr. Maarten Eisma (Clinical Psychology) and Dr. Bertus Jeronimus (Developmental Psychology) among its Veni grantees. In light of this exciting development in their research careers, Mindwise decided to ask Drs. Eisma and Jeronimus about their grant writing experiences.

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Culture, Loneliness, and Documentary Film

Can culture make us lonely? Our research suggests that the answer is yes: we found higher individualism to be associated with higher loneliness. In a future research/film project, we will now explore whether culture can give rise to differences in loneliness experiences. Sounds interesting? Join us as a research assistant!

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The green heart of our faculty

You could not have missed the building activities at the Heymans building. And you may have been forced to walk a detour through the garden to reach the new restaurant or other buildings of the faculty. But did you know that this garden is actually an ancient botanical garden that hides centuries of history? Your detour through the garden might not be so boring after all!

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Bibo ergo sum: I drink therefore I am

Second-year Psychology students participating in the University Honours College follow a workshop on Blogging Science, in which they learn to communicate science […]

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Bibo ergo sum: I drink therefore I am

Second-year Psychology students participating in the University Honours College follow a workshop on Blogging Science, in which they learn to communicate science […]

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Trapped – How we withhold our kids the tools to carve out their own fortune

This Blog post describes the current situation concerning a lack of psychological education in high school. The necessity and benefit of psychological education in high school is highlighted using the example of addiction.

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Restless, Ever-Changing Memory

Memory is a puzzling concept that has intrigued scientists as well as lay people for decades. Patients with total amnesia give us a sense of how essential memory is: our lives depend on it. In this blog post, the challenge of describing memory is examined from a new perspective.

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Down the Rabbit Hole of Borderline Personality Disorder

Second-year Psychology students participating in the University Honours College follow a workshop on Blogging Science, in which they learn to communicate science […]

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