Humans have three different kinds of concepts of time: long-term, middle-term and short-term. The middle-term concept of time is often used for cognitive tasks, such as making decisions. Hedderik van Rijn is studying whether fruit flies also have a middle-term concept of time. If they do, this can perhaps be influenced. This in turn could have consequences for the treatment of Parkinson's patients.
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Het terugkoppelen van gezondheidsresultaten aan deelnemers aan het langlopende gezondheidsonderzoek Lifelines draagt bij aan de preventie van hart- en vaatziekten van deelnemers. Dit blijkt uit een onderzoek van het UMCG en UMC Utrecht onder 50.000...
The UMCG is going to study a potential COVID-19 vaccine: the AKS-452 vaccine produced by Akston Biosciences in the United States.
The UMCG has received a subsidy of €65,000 from the educational institute PPO. With these funds, treatment psychologist and postdoc researcher Elise van der Stouwe, together with Wim Veling and Marieke Pijnenborg, will begin a study into the...
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