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Results: 31 - 60 of 77
  • 16 Mar 2015
    Register for the ABC Creative Mind Prize 2015

    The ABC Creative Mind Prize 2015 will be presented to a young academic with an original and exciting research proposal that centres around the aspects of creativity, cognition and/or the workings of the human brain. ...

  • 3 Mar 2015
    Creative Mind Prize 2015

    The ABC Creative Mind Prize 2015 will be presented to a young academic with an original and exciting research proposal that centres around the aspects of creativity, cognition and/or the workings of the human brain.

  • 2 Feb 2015
    In search of the origins of musicality

    Why do we have music? And what enables us to perceive, appreciate and make music? The search for a possible answer to these and other questions forms the backdrop to a soon-to-be released theme issue of Philosophical ...

  • 9 Dec 2014
    Publication in the new open access journal Scientific Data by B.U. Forstmann et al.

    B.U. Forstmann et al. published a paper in the new open access journal Scientific Data.

  • 10 Nov 2014
    Worldwide interest in the first results of Hooked on Music

    The interest in the first research results of ‘Hooked on Music’, a project in which UvA researchers Henkjan Honing and Ashley Burgoyne are collaborating with the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, UK, is ...

  • 19 Jun 2014
    Martijn Wokke wins 2014 Creative Mind Prize

    Martijn Wokke, a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Amsterdam, has been named winner of the 2014 Creative Mind Prize for his research proposal ‘Unleashing creativity by decreasing prefrontal control’. ...

  • 13 Jun 2014
    Vacancy: Editorial staff members

    Do you have special interest in science communication? Are you up for an interesting experience in setting up a popular science magazine? And would you like to contribute to putting the excellent research of fellow ...

  • 16 May 2014
    Looking for a Postdoctoral researcher or doctoral candidates!

    In the Institute of Psychology, at the University of Lübeck, the newly established laboratory of “Social Psychology/Neuroscience of decision” (Prof. Dr. Soyoung Q Park) is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher or ...

  • 16 May 2014
    Looking for a Postdoctoral researcher or doctoral candidates!

    In the Institute of Psychology, at the University of Lübeck, the newly established laboratory of “Social Psychology/Neuroscience of decision” (Prof. Dr. Soyoung Q Park) is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher or ...

  • 14 Feb 2014
    Expectations vs. reality

    'When we plan for the future, we often have a linear line in mind. We think in terms of “I do this now, so I can do that later”. Life, however, is not a linear line and definitely not something you can plan.'

  • 20 Jan 2014
    PhD position in computational modelling

    Neurocognitive models of behavioral control in obesity

  • 27 Sep 2013
    The life after a Msc in Cognitive Sciences at UvA

    A few days ago I got my final grades for my MSc in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the UvA registered. It feels good to be done with Uni. and I'm looking forward to my new adventure as a PhD student at the Karolinska ...

  • 26 Sep 2013
    3 year PhD studentship Computational modelling in cognitive neuroscience

    The Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences Leipzig and the Collaborative Research Centre “Obesity Mechanisms” at the University Clinic Leipzig are offering a 3 year PhD studentship in the field ...

  • 3 Sep 2013
    Marie-Curie PhD's

    The project has 14 Marie-Curie Funded Research Fellowships and 12 University Scholarships available to explore cognition, creativity and innovation. We are looking for high-calibre Masters Students interested in ...

  • 11 Jul 2013
    Exercising patience

    Finally it is warmer, and with the sun shining more often, Düsseldorf reveals its summer charm.

  • 10 Jul 2013
    So what is consumer psychology?

    Basically, the field of consumer psychology is focused on the attempt to understand why people buy or use certain products or services, or how to persuade them to buy or use more.

  • 10 Jul 2013
    Finally found a PhD possition

    I am glad to announce that I have finally found a PhD position. It has taken me some time, but this summer I will begin my PhD project at the Erasmus University. I will be doing research into self-regulated learning.

  • 27 Jun 2013
    Postdoctoral postion with Dr Lauren Stewart - Goldsmiths University of London

    Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to work collaboratively on a programme of research funded by a recent Leverhulme grant awarded to Dr Lauren Stewart, ‘Investigating Involuntary ...

  • 2 Apr 2013
    Moving in the right direction

    Not long after my last blog, I could start the pilot of my very first study! For several weeks, Lena, the master student helping me, and I went to the university clinic to meet one or two Parkinson patients on three ...

  • 2 Apr 2013
    Coming home

    Life back in Israel has gotten into a comfortable routine. So comfortable that it is difficult to remember that something was ever different.

  • 2 Apr 2013
    Embedding yourself in academia would be your best bet

    So I have learned at lot these past few months on how not to do science, but it is becoming time to put these skills to work.

  • 1 Apr 2013
    Gunes Kantaroglu - April 2011

    It has been some time since I wrote anything here. I started working in February which kept me incredibly busy until now. I have been commuting to Utrecht everyday and having to wake up very early in the morning. I ...

  • 1 Feb 2013
    Ups and Downs of Living Abroad

    It is white in Düsseldorf. It is the second time this winter, and I heard it is quite unusual here. The first time was in the beginning of December, when the whole city was filled with cozy Christmas stalls.

  • 1 Feb 2013
    10 Differences

    In my new work, I'm basically doing the same things I did during my Masters: Planning studies, running them, analyzing results and jumping to premature conclusions. Yet life outside the academia looks very different.

  • 1 Feb 2013
    Don't froth about coming across nerdy, everybody's nerdy

    It seems a bit harsh that I am writing my second alumni blog again after searching on Academic Transfer for a PhD position. But at least this time I have something useful to do afterwards;

  • 31 Jan 2013
    Ph.D. Student in Experimental Psychology

    Project: “The role of individual differences in multisensory processing ability and attentional selection”

  • 16 Jan 2013
    Brain imaging PhD trainee project available

    DEADLINE 31 JANUARY 2013 | Keywords: sleep, emotion, arousal, high-density EEG, fMRI, insomnia, internet assessment

  • 27 Nov 2012
    PhD Position at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (1,0 fte)

    Mechanisms of top-down control in the accumulation of sensory evidence

  • 27 Nov 2012
    Brain distinguishes between impulsive errors and errors caused by attention lapses

    When we make a mistake, our brains can distinguish between impulsive errors and errors due to a lapse in attention. These two types of errors induce a different brain response. These are the findings of cognitive ...

  • 22 Nov 2012
    Smell stimulates memory

    The relationship between a smell and memory is stored in the orbitofrontal cortex, a brain region near the eye sockets. Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have discovered an important cog in the brain ...