University students with symptoms of Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often suffer from negative mood symptoms. This blog post reveals why this association exists.
Do people in individualistic cultures feel lonelier than in collectivistic cultures? Surprisingly, they don’t: Although people in individualistic cultures often have less stable relationships and spend more time alone, average loneliness seems to be lower than in more collectivistic cultures. In my dissertation, I provide an explanation for this “cultural paradox of loneliness”.
Every quarter, we share articles published in the BCN Newsletter and we are happy today to share an interview with Merel Keijzer on language learning. The interview was conducted and written by Kavya Prasad, a PhD candidate in molecular imaging and neuroscience at the UMCG. Merel Keijzer is a professor of English linguistics and […]
Dr Burman writes about recent efforts to make it possible to read thousands of articles at one glance. It turns out to be quite complicated, especially if you want to be able to trust that what you’ve understood is consistent with what your sources actually said.
Self-expansiveness suggests that the lines between “me” and “other” are perceived as fluid for some people. A vague concept? Maybe, but with very real consequences. Lasse Lorenz describes what self-expansiveness can do for people, their compassion for others and the world around them.
Neuropsychological research suggests that people do not all experience and memorize colors in the same way. One person’s ‘red’ could be another person’s entirely different color. In this post, Diana Wagner explores the implications of recent research on visual perception.