Positive emotions boost our energy, making us feel fit and strong. On the other hand, when we feel blue, our body seems weaker too and we get sick more easily. Why is that the case?
ADHD outcomes can take different paths as patients grow up. In an effort to predict and therefore possibly prevent severe ADHD outcomes, researchers at the Donders Institute are currently running an exciting study. I’m a research assistant in this special project. Read on for some insider facts about it!
What do changing bad habits, catching up with a friend, and considering your next move at game night have in common? They all rely on working memory.
All day long we predict what we think we’re seeing. But sometimes groups of neurons in our brain disagree and start to compete. This is how images can get quite confusing.
For the last few weeks, the nationwide instructions have been clear: Keep your distance in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. But not everyone adheres to these rules. There are even “lockdown parties”, where groups of students party behind closed doors. Why do people partake in such behaviour? And even more important: How can we convince them to stop?