The University of Groningen is starting a three-year study this week of the effectiveness of a treatment for the loved ones of missing people.
Prof. Trudy Dehue’s book Betere Mensen, over gezondheid als keuze en koopwaar was published in June 2014. In it, she talks about the need for financially independent research following the science of ADHD in adults, and the design of new brain-scanning technology.
MaGW, the Social and Behavioural Sciences division of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded 35 Research Talent Grants this year. NWO Research Talent program is an open competition for a doctoral project for talented young researchers in the social and behavioural sciences who wish to build a career as a scientist. Peter de […]
The latest issue of the Honours Review is out and is packed with great articles written by students from the University’s Honours College, including many from our own department. And don’t be fooled by the name; what’s inside is interesting and relevant for everyone, not just HC students. Pick up your copy at the Harmony building (library), Heymans building (library), Bernoulliborg (library), UMCG (library), Honours Tower, or Duisenberg building (honours floor), or read it online.
How to best support people in their efforts to eat more fruit and vegetables? There will be an app for that! Sarah Elbert is a PhD student in Social Psychology who is studying the effect of health-related information. Her app project was featured in Unifocus, the University of Groningen online video magazine. The video can […]
A special cooperation between social psychologists and choreographers was the subject of last week’s Science Acts #05 in der Aa-kerk. Prof. Tom Postmes and Dr. Namkje Koudenburg presented their research on individual and group behavior, by reflecting on Greek tragedies, football supporters and online communication. Kirsten Krans (Choreographer of Random Collision) revealed how she and the researchers worked […]
How can studying time perception in fruit flies alter our understanding of the treatment for Parkinson’s patients? Dr. Hedderik van Rijn from the Experimental Psychology group explains his work in this Unifocus video.
Psychology researchers Annika Luckmann and Jacob Jolij (Experimental Psychology) were special guests in yesterday’s episode of the NTR television programme ‘Factcheckers’, in which comedians Joep van Deudekom and Rob Urgert test how much Dutch writer Ronald Giphart knows about creativity.