Hi everyone! My name is Sander Sprik. I am the subject specialist for psychology at the university library. I worked at the Heymans Institute for many years in the faculty library. But when the BSS library became part of the university library in 2017, the library staff moved to the university library as well. So […]
Many think that believing in monism and not in any kind of metaphysical soul means believing in no mind at all. I am clearing up this misconception and argue that if the brain is the mind (just on a different level), psychology becomes the indirect study of the brain and neuroscience becomes the indirect study of the mind.
The desire to understand the neuronal mechanisms underlying changes in food pleasantness is becoming increasingly relevant in order to maintain adequate dietary intake in young and older adults. Our research shows that emotion and cognitive mechanisms, in addition to sensation, should be taken into account to understand food pleasantness with age.