Psychology - Apr 29, 2021
Thursday, April 29, 2021 — People in poverty often experience a mixture of losses. However, scientific literature studying loss and grief in relation to poverty appears to be virtually non-existent. With her doctoral research, Karen Puttemans of VUB's Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences wants to fill this gap.
Campus - Psychology - Feb 16, 2021

Personal contact with more than 16,000 students. The corona crisis is weighing heavily on students' well-being. Recent research shows that students have experienced increased anxiety, stress and depressive feelings since the beginning of the pandemic.

Psychology - Life Sciences - Aug 6, 2018
Psychology - Life Sciences

A group of researchers found that our learning capabilities are limited during slow wave sleep. Using magnetoencephalography (MEG), they showed that while our brain is still able to perceive sounds during sleep, it is unable to group these sounds according to their organisation in a sequence.

Life Sciences - Psychology - Aug 25, 2020
Life Sciences - Psychology

For the first time ever, neurophysiologists of KU Leuven, Harvard and the University of Kyoto have succeeded in reversibly disabling a connection between two areas in the brains of primates while they were performing cognitive tasks and their whole brain activity was being monitored.

Psychology - Apr 14, 2017

Firstly, they gauged the tendency of participants (440 Belgian French-speaking or Dutch-speaking non-Muslims ) to help - by contributing a hypothetical sum of money - a fictional person bearing either a Christian (and traditionally 'Belgian') or Muslim first name.