Psychologists usually distinguish relevant traits and characteristics, or signs, to predict future performance. Here, I outline an alternative approach to predict whether someone will be successful, namely by sampling actual relevant behavior.
The author discusses the lack of female- specific research in autism and proposes a new way to look at the issue of under-diagnosing girls with this condition.
Perceiving to be socially included at work is vital for the well-being and performance of employees. Yet, due to increasing levels of workforce diversity it is often difficult for people to fit in at work. In his dissertation, Wiebren Jansen studied what organizations can do to ensure that their employees feel included.
While an acute decrease in brain serotonin may have few effects on social behaviour, a longer-term increase in serotonin in individuals at risk for depression improves mood and alters social behaviour. This Thursday, February 4, 2016, Koen Hogenelst defends his dissertation, in which he explains the relevance of his research findings for the effectiveness of serotonergic medications for depression.