14 March 2014 you are very welcome to our Open House Psychology, if you want to know more about the International Bachelor in Psychology in Leiden. Note: the APPLICATION DEADLINE (2014-2015) at 15 February 2014. The Open House at 14 March is after this deadline.
Check regularly the agenda with discussion meetings for students and staff of the Institute of Psychology on a broad range of psychology topics.
Interested in studying Psychology in Leiden? Check out the presentations most of our master’s specialisations, presented at the Master’s Information Day on Friday 7 March 2014.
Check the agenda until 2016 for the master's introduction and course enrolment days. Have you applied for a master's programme Psychology in Leiden? Please, save the date: 28 August 2014.
For a succesful start of your study, you can check the presentation of the master's introduction of Thursday 30 January. The presentations of most of the master's specialisations are online too.
The Master's Information Day suits prospective students who are interested in Psychology in Leiden, but who don't know yet which master's specialisation to choose.
Andrea Evers is the new Professor of the brand-new unit of Health, Medical and Neuropsychology. She's getting off to a flying start in Leiden with a major European subsidy. Her ambition? 'To work together with other disciplines; that way we can arrive at new insights.'
The difference between the rational left hemisphere and the emotional right hemisphere is by no means as strict as the popular view would have us believe. PhD candidate Jurriaan Witteman has published a study on this topic in Cognitive, Affective and Behavioural Neuroscience.
A child suddenly runs out into the road. Brake!! A driver who has recently eaten spinach or eggs will stop faster, thanks to the amino acid tyrosine found in these and other food products. Leiden cognitive psychologist Lorenza Colzato publishes her findings in the journal Neuropsychologia.
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.
Keep in mind to register your study results in time, in relation to the date of examination and diploma presentation.
Don't forget to enrol for your exams! It is possible to register up as from 100 to 10 calendar days before the examination.
Children who experience chronic rejection and exclusion by their parents can become more sensitive to social exclusion later on in life and suffer the effects for a longer period of time. This is the subject of an online publication on the website Plos One by Anne-Laure van Harmelen and her Leiden University colleagues.
Children with autism spectrum disorder often suffer from social and mental health problems. PhD research by Lucinda Pouw (Developmental and Educational Psychology) has shown that how they deal with their emotions is an important factor. PhD defence 14 January.
Winglet Law, from Hong Kong, is 'happily studying' for an international bachelor's degree in Psychology. 'This is the first year that this programme has been taught in English, and I was lucky enough to be accepted.'
Emotional child abuse has negative effects on cognition and the structure and functioning of the brain, as Leiden PhD-student Anne-Laura van Harmelen has discovered. Her PhD defence is on 10th of December.
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.'
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.
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.
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.