Left-handers are supposed to be more creative than right-handers. But is this true? Large-scale public research by University of Groningen scientists
prof. Ton Groothuis
dr. Reint Geuze
and PhD student Nele Zickert together with the
Weekend van de Wetenschap
hopes to resolve the issue. 25,000 people have already completed an online test and completed dexterity exercises. What is remarkable is that twice as many lefties as right-handers and many more women took part. So we’re on the hunt for right-handed men! Go to
Each episode of the weekly online video magazine Unifocus includes an item related to the University of Groningen, in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
The University of Groningen (UG) will soon have a new Bachelor’s degree programme on offer: Biomedical Engineering.
If you are a black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa limosa), your biannual migrations over the Sahara desert may prove fatal. Black-tailed godwits that breed in the Netherlands mostly spend their winters in West Africa, and so they fly over the Sahara twice...
Parkinson’s disease causes brain cells that produce the neurotransmitter dopamine to die. But where does the disease start? Evidence suggests that a failure of the brain’s immune system may be the root cause of the disease.