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Amsterdam Brain and Cognition (ABC)

Results: 1 - 20 of 38
Results: 1 - 20 of 38
  • ABC Event 2020
    ABC Networking Day 2020 - Successfully Connecting Treasures
    9 Jul 2020
    The goal was as every year, to connect the treasures of the ABC community. The initiative was met with enthusiasm, with over 60 sign-ups.
  • The Evolving Animal Orchestra - In Search of What Makes Us Musical
    13 Feb 2020
    Science & Cocktails is an initiative that brings science and entertainment closer together by creating a series of public lectures intertwined with music/art performances and smoky dry-ice chilled cocktails in your hand.
  • Vlag
    Rubicon grant for three UvA researchers
    23 Jul 2019
    Three researchers who recently received their PhD at the University of Amsterdam have been awarded a Rubicon grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to conduct research abroad. Marie Deserno, Sylvie Lesuis and ...
  • ABC Networking Day 2019
    ABC Networking Day 2019
    28 Jun 2019
    Everything about this year’s ABC Networking Day was in the spirit of connecting the ABC’s ‘treasures’ and initiating new collaborations.
  • Still animation movie health-square only
    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health
    15 May 2019
    Human health might sound like a biological or medical topic, but health has many behavioural and sociological dimensions. We constantly acquire new knowledge about these aspects, giving us more and different ways of ...
  • Woman with sad face
    A better understanding of mental disorders
    12 Apr 2019
    UvA researcher Denny Borsboom continues to work towards a network model for explaining mental disorders. Through such a model, he also hopes to contribute significantly to shaping new theory in his field. He received ...
  • People trying to listen to each other
    Dutch people have trouble understanding Japanese expression of anger
    14 Mar 2019
    Are Dutch and Japanese people able to understand each other’s nonverbal expressions of emotions? Disa Sauter (University of Amsterdam) and Michiko Yoshie (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and ...
  • Prof Birte Fortmann
    Ammodo Science Award for Birte Forstmann
    29 Jan 2019
    Birte Forstmann, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the UvA, is among the eight winners of the 2019 Ammodo Science Award.
  • Eddie Brummelman wins National Postdoc award
    24 Oct 2018
    The Young Academy and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences are awarding the prize for Brummelman's research on the socialization of the self—how social processes shape children’s self-views, such as ...
  • ABC
    Amsterdam Young Academy announces first 30 members
    18 Oct 2018
    The two Amsterdam-based universities, the UvA and VU Amsterdam, have a new platform for talented young researchers: the Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA). Three ABC associates are among the first thirty members.
  • Lightbulb 'brain'
    Confirmation bias pervasive even in simple visual decisions
    13 Sep 2018
    Ever notice how you often see or read things that confirm your view of the world? Well, you are not alone. People are known to suffer from what is known as confirmation bias, a tendency to filter new information such ...
  • Brain
    Experience leads to better predictions
    23 Jul 2018
    Our estimation of the timing of specific events can play a prominent role in our day-to-day decision-making processes. Information gained during past experiences helps us predict the outcomes of future decisions. ...
  • ABC Networking Day 2018
    19 Jul 2018
    This year’s ABC annual meeting wore a whole new dress and it was an exciting afternoon - all in the name of networking, and connecting all the treasures that are to be found within ABC.
  • Rhesus monkeys sense isochrony in rhythm, but not the beat
    16 Jul 2018
    Although monkeys seem to notice regularity in rhythmic sounds, they are not able to detect the actual beat. This is the finding of a new study by researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the National ...
  • ERC logo
    UvA researcher Birte Forstmann awarded prestigious Proof of Concept (PoC) grant
    5 May 2018
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded an ERC Proof of Concept grant to Birte Forstmann, professor of Neuroimaging in Cognitive Neuroscience at the UvA.
  • ABC Project Grant 2018 Awardees
    3 May 2018
    In January 2018 ABC received 22 project proposals, which were presented to the committee and evaluated in two rounds.
  • Hersenwerk
    30 Nov 2017
    Max van der Linden in collaboration with Sander Bosch, Jolien Francken, Simon van Gaal, Andrea Manneke, Suzanne Oosterwijk and Annemie Ploeger
  • Quantifiers and Cognition: Logical and Computational Perspectives
    23 Nov 2017
    Book tip and publication by ABC member Jakub Szymanik
  • ABC Summer School 2017
    8 Aug 2017
    Amidst an event-ridden end of the academic year, the Amsterdam Brain and Cognition Center (ABC) Summer School “The Sleeping Brain: from Neural Networks to Cognition” (June 19-30) was a huge success and received great ...
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    ABC Brain Day 2017
    20 Jul 2017
    Does free will exist? How do you get NWO money? Is there an alternative to SPSS? Questions that matter, and all topics of the annual ABC brain Day, on 23 June this year in de Brakke Grond.