The language that is used to verbalize thoughts about scientific concepts is more complex and sophisticated than the language we use in our daily conversations. Science and technology lessons provide excellent opportunities for children to be introduced to this sophisticated form of language, whereby teachers play a crucial role.
Major life events such as experiencing a flood or the death of a child may feel very unjust. Oftentimes people seek to find causes for such events. To better understand such explanations, we asked ourselves the question who people see as actually distributing (in)justice in the world.
In March 2015, the joint meeting of the British and Dutch Neuropsychological Associations took place in London. A group of researchers from the University of Groningen hit the plane to present their findings. Also on it: two Research Master students from the Clinical Neuropsychology track.
Some people worry excessively about their health and can be diagnosed with health anxiety. While the treatment of health anxiety is generally effective, the nature of the treatment has changed significantly in the past few decades. My literature review suggests we should not only try to innovate, but also replicate.
In the last post of this week’s study abroad theme, five RUG students describe their experiences of spending one semester far away from home. Read about laid-back Australians and learn how studying abroad can change one’s views on society.