Conventional health care still isn’t utilising mankind’s full potential to improve our health. Collaboration with other disciplines, like psychology, is not receiving the attention it should, even though psychological factors partly determine whether or not treatments will be effective. Professor of Health Psychology Andrea Evers is therefore calling for the total implementation of Human Potential.
What contribution can diversity and inclusiveness make to research and education, and to the University as an organisation? Leiden University administrators, staff and students will discuss this issue on 11 November 2014. There will be inspiring speakers from home and abroad, a dinner and workshops. The winner of the Van Bergen Prize will also be announced. You are very welcome to attend!
On Saturday 8 November 2014 you will discover Leiden University in different ways. At our Open Day you'll get information about the International Bachelor’s Programme, the city and student life.
How to combine volunteer aid with a paid job? Organisational psychologist dr. Edwin Boezeman will study the effect of combining with a grant for a two year project which is financed by the Institute GAK. Goal of the project is to develop and evaluate an E-selfhelp course.
Check the presentations about the specialisations of both master's programmes in Psychology in Leiden. Missed the Master’s Information Day on Friday 10 October 2014? Next chance will be on Friday 6 February 2015.
Have you applied for a master's programme Psychology in Leiden? Please visit the master's introduction and course enrolment day on 29 January 2015. Check the master's agenda until 2016.
Check regularly the agenda with discussion meetings for students and staff of the Institute of Psychology on a broad range of psychology topics.
Check the information of the master's introduction and course enrolment day on Thursday 28 August 2014. Most of the presentations are online now.
A robot that whips up a cup of coffee or tea in a jiffy is no longer the realm of science fiction. Psychologists and computer scientists have developed a model that codes how people perform these activities. The model is 500 times faster than earlier programmes.
The Leiden University offers a wide range of subjects in Psychology for Exchange students and Study Abroad. Get an overview of all possible bachelor's and master's courses as well as the schedules.
Steve Jobs swore by a fruit diet, as he believed it improved his ideas. And he wasn’t wrong: food with high levels of tyrosine, like bananas, peaches and almonds, allow us to think harder and more creatively. Leiden cognitive psychologist Lorenza Colzato published an article on the subject on 26 September in Psychological Research.
Leiden psychologist Wilco van Dijk and communication scientist Jaap Ouwerkerk of VU University Amsterdam published a book about the emotion Schadenfreude. The authors describe what the emotion Schadenfreude really is, when people experience the emotion, and what role it plays in social relations.
A slip-up, a speech error or a missed musical note literally knocks us out of our rhythm and makes us slow down, write Leiden psychologists in the Journal of Neuroscience. ‘Due to an “Oops, a mistake!” reaction, the brain becomes momentarily distracted,’ says Leiden scholar Rudy van den Brink, first author of the article.
Keep in mind to register your study results in time, in relation to the date of examination and diploma presentation.
Labyrint is the study association for Leiden Psychology students. Apart from organising various study-related activities, Labyrint also offers the opportunity to increase social contacts between psychology students. Also worth mentioning: the online bookshop and Sofa magazine.
28 November we welcome you to our Experience Day International Bachelor in Psychology (IBP) to talk to students and visit a lecture and a tutorial. Learn more about the programme of the International Bachelor in Psychology in Leiden and find an answer to all your questions.
Dr. Keegan Knittle (Health- Medical and Neuropsychology) was awarded a NWO Rubicon grant for his research on factors and techniques that result in greater motivation for health behaviour change. The grant will provide for two years of research at the Department of Social Research of the University of Helsinki, Finland.
Psychologists Marieke Jepma and Bart Verkuil have been awarded Veni grants by NWO. They are among the 15 promising research talents from Leiden University who will receive the grant this year.
Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology Naomi Ellemers has been elected to the British Academy for the Humanities and the Social Sciences as Corresponding Fellow. Ellemers: 'It’s a real honour, and I’m very pleased.'
Risk-taking and sensation-seeking are typical behaviour for adolescents. Research by Leiden psychologist Barbara Braams and her colleagues published in NeuroImage shows that the social context also plays an important role.