11 December, Hans IJzerman, PhD, Tilburg University.
People who exercise regularly are better at creative thinking. This is the outcome of research by Leiden cognitive psychologist Lorenza Colzato. She published an article on this subject in the scientific magazine Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
A meet & greet in Leiden's town hall with Mayor Henri Lenferink, and a valuable certificate. This is how Leiden University and the municipality welcomed these new international students and PhD candidates to Leiden. The students were pleasantly surprised: 'Our mayor is much more formal.'
Social psychologist Riel Vermunt has been awarded the International Society for Justice Research Life Time Achievement Award. This award has been given to Vermunt in recognition of the many contributions to the advancement of justice research.
22 November 2013 you are very welcome to our Open House Psychology! Do you want to know more about the International Bachelor in Psychology in Leiden? Please, visit us at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
Watch the presentations of the Master’s Information Day in Leiden at Friday 8 November 2013. Also with audio of the presentation of the master's programmes. The next Master’s Information Day will be on Friday 7 March 2014.
People who are in love are less able to focus and to perform tasks that require attention. Researcher Henk van Steenbergen concludes this, together with colleagues from Leiden University and the University of Maryland. The article has appeared in the journal Motivation and Emotion.
The last Anniversary Food for Thought Meeting: 'Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences: Highlights and Development 1963-2013' was presented by prof. Willem Heiser on how Psychology in Leiden turned west.
Apply for this event nl4talents before 1 November 2013! On 23 November, 800 talented international students will be given the opportunity to gain valuable advice on their next career steps and how they can stay connected with the Netherlands after their studies.
The annual symposium on diversity will take place on 7 November. This symposium is an opportunity for staff and students of Leiden University to discuss the contribution that diversity and inclusivity can make to research and education, and to the university as an organisation. Inspiring speakers from at home and abroad will share their views with the participants. Everybody interested in this topic is welcome to attend.
Four talented students will have the opportunity to progress smoothly from their master’s study programme into a research career. Master’s students in Applied Statistics can compete for one quarter of the € 800,000 grant recently awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The students get to choose their supervisor via speed-dating.
People’s trust in others increases after eating food that contains the amino acid tryptophan, found in fish, soya, eggs and spinach. Leiden psychologist Lorenza Colzato and her colleagues at the Universities of Leiden and Münster published their findings in Psychological Science.
The administration of the amino acid tryptophan (TRP) contained in food such as fish, soy, eggs and spinach promotes interpersonal trust.
For an audience of some 450 people including students, staff, and two members of the University Executive Board, Dean Hanna Swaab delivered an inspiring opening speech.
At 2 September about 40 international students have received their LExS certificate in the Academy building. With a Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS) talented students from outside Europe are studying for a master's degree at Leiden University. Five international students started with their master's specialisation in Psychology.
Monday 2 September 2013 marked the start of a new international bachelor’s programme at Leiden University. The International Bachelor in Psychology (IBP) offers its students and the university countless possibilities and opportunities. Vice-Rector Simone Buitendijk: 'The International Bachelor in Psychology is a journey we’ll be taking together.'
The atmosphere was filled with nervous excitement as students participated in icebreaker activities and got to know their future classmates. On 28 August 2013 the Orientation Day for the first cohort of the International Bachelor in Psychology (IBP) was held at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Leiden.
At the Institute of Psychology, a ‘new beginning’ is in the air. The academic year 2013-2014 will bring changes with inherent challenges and opportunities for all of us. Educational reform and the International Bachelor in Psychology (IBP) are two main changes that have been set in motion, and will be introduced simultaneously.
The Board of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences invites all staff and students to the festive opening of the academic year 2013-14 on Thursday 5 September.
On this page you will find the presentations given on August 29 2013. The presentations are listed below as separate PDF files.