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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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A conversation with dr. Nina Hansen

Have you ever wondered how (and why) researchers at our faculty arrived where they are at today? Whether you did […]

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Women’s empowerment in the context of microfinance services

On Thursday October 18th 2018, Marloes Huis defended her PhD dissertation in which she discusses how training women in the context of microfinance services can strengthen their empowerment. Both women’s needs and the context should be considered in such training.

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I love you

Why do some words have more power than others? And why do we sometimes feel meanings, instead of just thinking them? Here, dr Jeremy Burman reflects on the meaning of "I love you" as a way to wrestle with these questions.

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What is a (psychological) process?

Researchers can think very differently about basic concepts. However, when such conceptualizations are only implicitly represented in our work, they can lead to misunderstandings with different scholars, which may result in heated (but probably unnecessary) debates. Here you can read about how such an incident happened to my colleagues and me.

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Student Articles

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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