The discussion surrounding Brexit provides us with an opportunity to reflect on our department’s position and possible future role in European psychology.
“Take the official Rorschach Ink Blot test to see if you are crazy”, is the title of the first video that comes up when you type Rorschach Test on YouTube. In the 2006 music video featuring animated inkblots morphing into disturbing images that turn into people, Gnarls Barkley sings “Maybe I’m crazy. Maybe you’re crazy. […]
We all know that we test theories by subjecting them to experimental test, allowing us to potentially falsify hypotheses. But where do theories come from? A realist philosophy of science, and the method of retroduction, allows us to use empirical evidence, even from “failed” experiments, to generate as well as test theory.
… management, of course. Everybody likes research and over the last couple of years it has become fashionable to speak of the importance of teaching and what a noble and enjoyable task it is, but people seldom mention management. Maarten Derksen sheds light on the third pillar of academia.
Moving to Groningen to study Psychology is an exciting time, but it can also be confusing. In this third and final part of the guide, find out what the students’ secrets for living in Groningen and working in the Psychology department are. What are yours?
Moving to Groningen to study Psychology is an exciting time, but it can also be confusing. In this second part of the guide, we focus on life in Groningen. Where can you get the best coffee, bread, and bread and what’s the best bar in town? Find out and share your advice too!
Moving to Groningen to study Psychology is an exciting time, but it can also be confusing. This is the first part of our Survival Guide to Studying in Groningen, with study tips and other useful advice.