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  • 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 ...

  • 13 Nov 2012
    Berlin School of Mind and Brain – Apply now for 2013!

    DEADLINE 15 JANUARY 2013 | The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is an international and interdisciplinary graduate research school that offers a three-year doctoral degree program in English. The School was ...

  • 5 Nov 2012
    Grüsse aus Düsseldorf!

    I'm sitting at my desk in a room way too large for just one person, in one of the many buildings at the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf. It reminds me a bit of a rat maze; it's so easy to lose your ...

  • 5 Nov 2012
    PhD-hunting experience

    So they've asked me to write this blog about my PhD-hunting experience. Let me first draw you a picture: I am sitting here behind my computer after another unfruitful search on Academic Transfer and reading on ...

  • 5 Nov 2012
    The real world - Finding a job after two non-practical degrees

    How do you start job-hunting when you don’t even know what kind of job you’re hunting for? You open a wanted-website, and? How can you screen the ads? There is no filter for “interesting jobs”, “some background in ...

  • 2 Oct 2012
    New issue of MindOpen, the digizine about Psychology. Theme: scientific integrity

    In this issue, junior researchers and distinguished scientists comment on the great pressure to publish as a potential cause of fraud, among other things.

  • 20 Jun 2012
    'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research

    All the research facilities and advanced equipment of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) – including a sleep lab, baby lab, fMRI brain scanner and virtual reality lab – ...

  • 1 Jun 2012
    Lau Møller Andersen - May 2012

    I am going through some busy and exciting days these days – we are finishing up the last tests of a big experiment we are running where we are testing correlations between individuals' GABA-levels and their ...

  • 1 Jun 2012
    Merel Rijnsburger - May 2012

    Only 2 months back in the low country, it already feels like forever. The first weeks I had a very hard time getting back here mentally. I missed Paris terribly. And as my body took a fast car to get back to ...

  • 21 Feb 2012
    Brain's decision network sensitive to prior knowledge

    Research conducted by neuroscientists at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has revealed that the frontoparietal network in the brain (an area used when making decisions) is involved in the processing of prior ...

  • 1 Feb 2012
    Lau Møller Andersen - Februari 2012

    At the moment of writing, I have just returned from a vacation in Israel. I visited friends that I met during my stay in Amsterdam – this exemplifies an advantage of doing an international master's degree, besides ...

  • 1 Feb 2012
    Merel Rijnsburger - February 2012

    Bonjour! Yes it’s still in French; I just started my last month of research in Paris. Things are still going pretty well, despite the stabilization of my ôrrible French, the deterioration of my English and an ...

  • 1 Nov 2011
    Lau Møller Andersen - November 2011

    Life has been busy since I finished two great years of my life in the beautiful port of Amsterdam. I now live in Aarhus, Denmark, where I did my bachelor studies.

  • 1 Nov 2011
    Merel Rijnsburger - November 2011

    Bonjour tout le monde!

  • 1 Apr 2011
    Barbara Braams - April 2011

    “Great that you are all here! Welcome to the first part of the BrainTime research project that you are all participating in.” I’m at a high school near Leiden, and in front of me are 24 slightly excited children. ...

  • 1 Feb 2011
    Barbara Braams - February 2011

    My last blog ended stating that I was curious where I would end up job wise. I had been looking around for different kinds of jobs, but decided that my heart lies with research and that I want to do a PhD. In my ...

  • 1 Nov 2010
    Barbara Braams - November 2010

    Hi everyone, Great that you’ve found the way to my blog. Here I will keep you updated on my whereabouts as a recent graduate of the Brain and Cognitive Science master. First, let me tell you a little bit about who I ...

  • 1 Nov 2010
    Gunes Kantaroglu - November 2010

    I feel like there is a dividing line between my life before and after CSCA. Before graduation, I had rather mixed expectations about what would happen after my master’s. Would I do a PhD? Or would I get an ordinary ...