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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Patients who have undergone a kidney transplantation appear to perform well at work. After the transplant, many of them perform better at work than they did in the period before the procedure.
The Psychiatry Department at the UMCG is conducting research on stress resilience, using virtual reality to properly map the impact of stress. This way you can create a stressful situation in a controlled manner.
Mensen met dementie kunnen niet zonder hulp en ondersteuning. Toch vinden weinig producten en diensten hun weg naar de personen met dementie en hun naasten. Om dit te verbeteren heeft Alzheimer Nederland drie miljoen euro beschikbaar gesteld aan...
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