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Bacchus: A Silver Lining

So far, this year has been everything I did not expect. I expected 2020 to be about flying cars and upgrading our brains to X-ray…
Science

Christiaan Hamaker Prize – Winning Thesis: The Female Orgasm and Body Dissatisfaction

The Christiaan Hamaker prize is awarded to the best propedeautic thesis in the psychology bachelor at the University of Amsterdam every year.  The Female Orgasm…
Science

Why God Exists – The Evolution of Religion

When it comes to explaining the unknown, the answer has often been to attribute it to an act of God. Belief in supernatural beings seems…
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Camera Obscura: Tenet
People
What is it like: Maxi Maier
Science
So you think you’re an expert? – The Dunning-Kruger Effect
Books
Tabula Rasa: Victor
Office Hours
Office Hours: Lotte Lebbink
Science
The Limits of Knowledge

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Spiegeloog 406: The Unknown

Bacchus

Bacchus: A Silver Lining

So far, this year has been everything I did not expect. I expected 2020 to be about flying cars and upgrading our brains to X-ray…
Science

Christiaan Hamaker Prize – Winning Thesis: The Female Orgasm and Body Dissatisfaction

The Christiaan Hamaker prize is awarded to the best propedeautic thesis in the psychology bachelor at the University of Amsterdam every year.  The Female Orgasm…
Science

Why God Exists – The Evolution of Religion

When it comes to explaining the unknown, the answer has often been to attribute it to an act of God. Belief in supernatural beings seems…
Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura: Tenet

If you enjoy the subject of time travel, chances are you have had some long, confusing thoughts about how traveling back in time would affect…
People
What is it like: Maxi Maier
Science
So you think you’re an expert? – The Dunning-Kruger Effect
Books
Tabula Rasa: Victor
Office Hours
Office Hours: Lotte Lebbink
Science
The Limits of Knowledge
International Classroom
International Classroom: Starting Psychology in a Pandemic

Science

Science

Christiaan Hamaker Prize – Winning Thesis: The Female Orgasm and Body Dissatisfaction

The Christiaan Hamaker prize is awarded to the best propedeautic thesis in the psychology bachelor at the University of Amsterdam every year.  The Female Orgasm…
Science

Why God Exists – The Evolution of Religion

When it comes to explaining the unknown, the answer has often been to attribute it to an act of God. Belief in supernatural beings seems…
Science

So you think you’re an expert? – The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Most of the world’s knowledge is at your fingertips with a simple word command in a search engine and internet connection. Having this power doesn’t…
Science

The Limits of Knowledge

Knowledge. The fact that you, dear reader, are probably a student (or an academic) at university means that it is something you hopefully deeply value…

Society

Science

Why God Exists – The Evolution of Religion

When it comes to explaining the unknown, the answer has often been to attribute it to an act of God. Belief in supernatural beings seems…
Science

So you think you’re an expert? – The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Most of the world’s knowledge is at your fingertips with a simple word command in a search engine and internet connection. Having this power doesn’t…
Pandēmus

Current Topic: Corona Research I

On Thursday, 18th June 2020, Spiegeloog interviewed two researchers from UvA Psychology in a live Zoom organized by Ingmar Visser – Director of Psychology. We…
Science

Merging Minds and Machines

What’s the fundamental difference between your brain, and the computer you are looking at, at this very moment? Right now, the gap between them seems…

People of psychology

Bacchus

Bacchus: A Silver Lining

So far, this year has been everything I did not expect. I expected 2020 to be about flying cars and upgrading our brains to X-ray…
People

What is it like: Maxi Maier

Maxi Maier What is it like to be a Psychology student? Three questions for Maxi Maier (master : Research Methods). What is the most useful…
Office Hours

Office Hours: Lotte Lebbink

For this month’s office hours, Spiegeloog talked to Lotte Lebbink, a tutorial teacher in Psychology at the UvA. She obtained both her bachelor’s and master’s…
Bacchus

Bacchus: Driven apart together

In these times of strict measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, I find it hard to determine whether people are being driven apart…

Art & culture

Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura: Tenet

If you enjoy the subject of time travel, chances are you have had some long, confusing thoughts about how traveling back in time would affect…
Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura – Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak

Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak, is a Netflix docuseries composed of six episodes under an hour-long, released on January 22nd 2020. Somewhat coincidentally, its…
Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura: El Hoyo

Imagine this – one day, you wake up to find yourself in a place where your status in society is determined arbitrarily, and that status…

Books

Books

Tabula Rasa: Victor

Victor kan niet wachten tot hij gaat studeren, zijn eigen geld heeft en op zijn eigen benen kan staan. Zijn vader heeft hij nooit gekend…
Books

Tabula Rasa: Parkinson’s Law And Other Studies In Administration

“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”. It is an insightful statement. It has been scientifically proven and it is…
Books

Tabula Rasa: Het Water Komt

Het water komt is een open brief van Rutger Bregman aan alle burgers van Nederland. De brief lijkt goed aan te sluiten bij het bekende boek…
Books

Psychiatrie: kunnen we voorbij een individuele aanpak?

De psychiatrie barst uit haar voegen. Sinds de staat van de geestelijke gezondheidszorg op de publieke debat-agenda staat, is ook de vraag naar waarom burgers…