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ABC - Amsterdam Brain and Cognition

Results: 1 - 20 of 38
Results: 1 - 20 of 38
  • 9 Jul 2020
    ABC Networking Day 2020 - Successfully Connecting Treasures

    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.

  • 13 Feb 2020
    The Evolving Animal Orchestra - In Search of What Makes Us Musical

    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.

  • 23 Jul 2019
    Rubicon grant for three UvA researchers

    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 ...

  • 28 Jun 2019
    ABC Networking Day 2019

    Everything about this year’s ABC Networking Day was in the spirit of connecting the ABC’s ‘treasures’ and initiating new collaborations.

  • 15 May 2019
    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health

    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 ...

  • 12 Apr 2019
    A better understanding of mental disorders

    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 ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    Dutch people have trouble understanding Japanese expression of anger

    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 ...

  • 29 Jan 2019
    Ammodo Science Award for Birte Forstmann

    Birte Forstmann, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the UvA, is among the eight winners of the 2019 Ammodo Science Award.

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Eddie Brummelman wins National Postdoc award

    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 ...

  • 18 Oct 2018
    Amsterdam Young Academy announces first 30 members

    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.

  • 13 Sep 2018
    Confirmation bias pervasive even in simple visual decisions

    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 ...

  • 23 Jul 2018
    Experience leads to better predictions

    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. ...

  • 19 Jul 2018
    ABC Networking Day 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.

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Rhesus monkeys sense isochrony in rhythm, but not the beat

    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 ...

  • 5 May 2018
    UvA researcher Birte Forstmann awarded prestigious Proof of Concept (PoC) grant

    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.

  • 3 May 2018
    ABC Project Grant 2018 Awardees

    In January 2018 ABC received 22 project proposals, which were presented to the committee and evaluated in two rounds.

  • 30 Nov 2017

    Max van der Linden in collaboration with Sander Bosch, Jolien Francken, Simon van Gaal, Andrea Manneke, Suzanne Oosterwijk and Annemie Ploeger

  • 23 Nov 2017
    Quantifiers and Cognition: Logical and Computational Perspectives

    Book tip and publication by ABC member Jakub Szymanik

  • 8 Aug 2017
    ABC Summer School 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 ...

  • 20 Jul 2017
    ABC Brain Day 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.