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.
On Friday 26 April, Prof. Linda Steg has been appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.
How is it possible that an albatross doesn’t crash and die when it lands? And how come its large wings don’t break due to air resistance? That is what you would expect, according to the laws of aerodynamics. However, Professor Eize Stamhuis has discovered...
Annita Kobes, Floor Middel en Pieter van Rees, alle drie promovendi aan de Faculteit Gedrags- en Maatschappijwetenschappen, krijgen een Fulbright scholarship toegewezen. Met deze beurs kunnen zij drie maanden onderzoek doen in de Verenigde Staten.