As we approached the end of the first academic year at Mindwise, we reflected back on the aims and values of this project. From the very beginning, we were certain that Mindwise should be useful, relevant, and interesting to the students of the Psychology department. We wanted them to contribute to the posts on Mindwise […]
Patients with Dissociative Identity disorder (DID) have problems in retrieving specific memories from their personal past. Interestingly, this overgeneral memory retrieval does not differ between patients’ multiple identities.
When dr. Nina Hansen travelled to Ethiopia last spring to conduct field research, students Marloes Huis, Josefine Geiger, and Aline Voss had the opportunity to accompany her. In this blog Nina, Marloes, and Josefine briefly describe the elaborate process of conducting field research in a very different culture and the challenges that were encountered.
Habits are hard to change, as illustrated in Plato’s quote that “The first and best victory is to conquer self”. Mindfulness meditation has begun to be studied as a way to counteract detrimental mental habits. We examined whether mindfulness would delink the relation between alcohol impulses and alcohol use.
Every quarter, we share articles published in the BCN Neswletter and we are happy today to share a story written by Elouise Koops on the Avril McDonald Memorial Fund that is organised by Rosalind Frankling fellows from the RUG. This year, four PhD students and brilliant starting scientists received this award.
The latest BCN Neswletter was out last week and we are thrilled to share with you an interview with one of our very own. Linda Geerligs did her PhD in the Psychology Department with Prof. Monicque Lorist and now works at the University of Cambridge, in England, on ageing. Robin Mills talked to her about her research, past and present; the challenges of being a researcher; and her goals as an academic.