Lucas Geelen

A t(r)ip for your mental health

A t(r)ip for your mental health

Research into the therapeutic use of psychedelics is getting more and more attention. The first substances have already been approved for American and European markets. But what’s the current situation? Can we already ask the general practitioner for shrooms on prescription?

The legacy of Frans de Waal

The legacy of Frans de Waal

On March 14, the world-famous primatologist Frans de Waal passed away. His primate research not only expanded our knowledge of chimpanzees and bonobos, but also revealed fascinating insights about the most peculiar of apes: humans. Here, we show three lessons we learned from Frans de Waal.

The psychological paradox of luck

The psychological paradox of luck

We tend to underestimate to what extend luck plays a role in our successes. Consequently, we are more motivated and tend to perform better in our endeavors. But might this common bias have a downside?

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