What determines our perception? And what do people really see? These questions are being addressed by experimental psychologist Jacob Jolij. He has discovered things like drinking coffee can change your perception. One of Jolij’s students will soon begin studying whether digital detection methods and lie detector methods currently used by the police can be combined to create an improved lie detector test.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Professor of orthopedagogy, Laura Batstra, is actively opposing disorder-thinking and overmedicalization, particularly through her posts on social media. Despite facing challenges, Batstra believes that numerous small actions can eventually lead to...
Although approximately 28,300 children in the Netherlands have a father in prison, there has been limited research on the impact of fathers’ imprisonment on the family. Sociologist Simon Venema, a researcher at Addiction Care Northern Netherlands...
Mathematician Julian Koellermeier and orthopedagogue Steffie van der Steen are among the nominees for the Klokhuis Science Prize this year.
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