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 Amerikaanse National Institute of Mental Health heeft onlangs een subsidie van ruim twee miljoen euro toegekend aan het UMCG om onderzoek te doen naar de oorzaken van psychiatrische en functionele stoornissen. In het onderzoek zal een...
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has decided to award Veni grants to seven researchers from the UG and the UMCG: Yingying Cong, Max Fürst, Lisanne van Dijk, Esther Metting, Felix Poppelaars, Simon Pouwels en Gwenny Verstappen . With the grant...
Iris Sommer, psychiatrist, author, and Professor of Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Groningen, has been appointed Distinguished Lorentz Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS).
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