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  • 23 Feb 2017
    ABC Project grant 2017

    3 proposals have been awarded with an ABC Project Grant - Congratulations to the winning projects!

  • 25 Jan 2017
    Split brain does not lead to split consciousness

    A new research study contradicts the established view that so-called split-brain patients have a split consciousness. Instead, the researchers behind the study, led by UvA psychologist Yair Pinto, have found strong ...

  • 20 Oct 2016
    Sanne Schagen, professor by special appointment of Cognitive Functions and Cancer Therapy

    Dr S.B. Schagen (1971) has been named professor by special appointment of Cognitive Functions and Cancer Therapy at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was ...

  • 19 Aug 2016
    Brain more robust than previously thought

    The brain is well capable of coping with the erratic way individual brain cells transmit information. This robustness is quite useful because variation in signal transmission doesn’t merely concern noise, but also ...

  • 27 Jun 2016
    ABC Poster award 2016

    Anne Urai wins the 2016 ABC poster award

  • 27 Jun 2016
    ABC Creative Mind Prize 2016

    Claire Stevenson Wins ABC the Creative Mind Prize 2016

  • 22 Oct 2015
    Heleen Slagter receives ERC starting grant

    Project title: The mind’s eye: How expectation and attention shape perception

  • 1 Oct 2015
    How the brain represents the world

    The neurosciences have made great strides in gaining a better understanding of the brain and its relation to cognitive processes. It is nevertheless striking, especially in these early years of the 21st century, that ...

  • 1 Sep 2015
    Interview (in Dutch) with Aukje Verhoeven

    Winner of the Creatieve Geest Prijs 2015

  • 24 Jun 2015
    UvA psychologist wins the 2015 Creative Mind Prize

    Aukje Verhoeven, clinical psychologist and postdoc at the University of Amsterdam, has won the 2015 Creative Mind Prize.

  • 4 May 2015
    Interdisciplinary Symposium on Decision Making

    On 21 April the Amsterdam Brain and Cognition Center (ABC) and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) organized a symposium on Decision Making. The Symposium, a joined initiative from the Faculty of ...

  • 8 Apr 2015
    Rubicon grant for three young UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW) has awarded a Rubicon grant to three UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorates. This will allow them to conduct research at a leading institute ...

  • 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 ...