… 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.
A major challenge in psychology is to build theory on individual change, and to find the tools to do so systematically. For answering questions on individual behavioral change, building a theoretical simulation model can be a powerful tool. By collaborating with theoretical biology, psychologists can enter a whole new realm of formalizing theory.
Every quarter, we share articles published in the BCN Newsletter and we are happy today to share an interview with Dr. Linda Geerligs, who won the BCN dissertation award. The interview was conducted and written by Manon van Asselt, a PhD candidate at UMCG.
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.
Why should researchers study homesickness? Is it really a topic worth scientific investigation? After all, homesickness is part of normal life, something that probably nearly everyone experiences at least a little bit, when leaving home for longer periods. And homesickness is not a separate “official” category of mental disorder in the DSM system (American Psychiatric […]
Academics and the media raise the issue whether students are using stimulant drugs to perform better. Is an increasing emphasis on top performance the reason for this debate?
Second-year Psychology students participating in the University Honours College complete a Research Seminar, during which they write a popular science article about their second-year research internship. Voted as one of the best articles of this year was written by Airi Yamada. Mindwise publishes a modified version of her article. It is not uncommon to encounter terms […]
This post looks at our research on the mechanics of negative emotions about ourselves, the human obsession with how the past could have been different and some of the things I learned from this first laboratory research project I worked on during the past six months.