Fifteen students and staff members from the Departments of Social Psychology and Sociology followed a workshop about the challenges of cultural diversity in one of the biggest companies in the Netherlands, PostNL.
For the first time in Mindwise history, we present to you: Mindwise Chills! When walking around Heymans, it becomes clear that much artistic talent and creative energy lurks amongst the otherwise overworked Psychology students. We want to give students a chance to showcase their work, revealing the multi-faceted and colourful nature of our department. Here, […]
To reduce the impacts of climate change, we need global cooperation. By using an analogy to ants, Research Master student Vladimir Bojarskich argues that individuals can influence people at large – and that, therefore, individuals can drive the collective to mitigate climate change.
Science is the driving force behind what we consider reliable knowledge, and it usually works like this: a scientist has a theory, formulates a hypothesis that derives from this theory, designs a study to test that hypothesis, and, in the end, draws a conclusion regarding whether the initial theory was supported by that study—either through […]
We, two Research Master students, went to Bolivia to support the project of Drs. Nina Hansen and Judith Daniels. We interviewed 100 women about the effect of trauma on female empowerment. We carried home a rich data set and stories that cannot be easily expressed in figures.
Does a clinical science traineeship add value to a research master on clinical neuropsychology? Yes! We can learn a lot from patients about the daily life consequences of brain disorders.
A mysterious illness, called “Resignation Syndrome,” is affecting children of refugee families in Sweden. Due to its psychological and political uniqueness, Resignation Syndrome has caused some proper attention during the last years.
Second-year Psychology students participating in the University Honours College follow a workshop on Blogging Science, in which they learn to communicate science to the general public, by means of informing, giving an opinion, and relating issues in science to issues in society. This year a selection of these written blog posts is published on Mindwise. Today’s post […]
This Blog post describes the current situation concerning a lack of psychological education in high school. The necessity and benefit of psychological education in high school is highlighted using the example of addiction.