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  • 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.

  • 7 Jul 2017
    Suzanne Hoogeveen wins ABC poster award at the ABC Brain Day 2017

    The ABC poster award is aimed at stimulating ABC students to present and discuss the results obtained during their internships done at different ABC locations. The best poster presented at the ABC Brain day is ...

  • 29 May 2017
    UvA researchers discover new ‘GPS’ neuron

    An international research team led by UvA researchers Jeroen Bos, Martin Vinck and Cyriel Pennartz has identified a new type of neuron which might play a vital role in humans’ ability to navigate their environments. ...

  • 6 Mar 2017
    Pupil signals uncertainty during decision-making

    Whether it involves stopping at a traffic light or diving into freezing water to save someone from drowning: many of our everyday problems require snap decisions in the face of uncertainty. When making decisions, it ...

  • 2 Mar 2017
    David Amodio, professor of Social Psychology

    Dr D.M. Amodio (1974) has been appointed professor of Social Psychology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 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 ...