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The Scientific Code of Productivity

Being aware of the amount of work that needs to be done, and actually finishing this, is separated by a bridge that – among other…
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Office Hours: UvA’s Regional SPS-NIP Board

With a new academic year comes a new Regional Board of the UvA Section Psychology Students (SPS) of the Dutch Association of Psychologists (NIP). Spiegeloog…
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Ivory Tower: Fuzzy free will

We, humans, are social animals, and in accordance, our behavior is steered to a large extent by structures in our social environment. You do whatever…
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What is it like: Mala Iyer
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Tabula Rasa: 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos
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International Classroom – UvA/VU Collaboration with Huawei
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Camera Obscura: The Social Dilemma
Bacchus
Bacchus: A Silver Lining
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Christiaan Hamaker Prize – Winning Thesis: The Female Orgasm and Body Dissatisfaction

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The Scientific Code of Productivity

Being aware of the amount of work that needs to be done, and actually finishing this, is separated by a bridge that – among other…
Office Hours

Office Hours: UvA’s Regional SPS-NIP Board

With a new academic year comes a new Regional Board of the UvA Section Psychology Students (SPS) of the Dutch Association of Psychologists (NIP). Spiegeloog…
Ivory Tower

Ivory Tower: Fuzzy free will

We, humans, are social animals, and in accordance, our behavior is steered to a large extent by structures in our social environment. You do whatever…
People

What is it like: Mala Iyer

Mala Iyer What is it like to be a Psychology student? Three questions for Mala Iyer (bachelor, second year). What is the most useful thing…
Books
Tabula Rasa: 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos
International Classroom
International Classroom – UvA/VU Collaboration with Huawei
Camera Obscura
Camera Obscura: The Social Dilemma

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The Scientific Code of Productivity

Being aware of the amount of work that needs to be done, and actually finishing this, is separated by a bridge that – among other…
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…

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Camera Obscura: The Social Dilemma

The two-time award-winning documentary The Social Dilemma investigates the dangerous impact of social networks – such as Twitter, Youtube or Facebook – on society, civilization…
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…
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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…

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Office Hours

Office Hours: UvA’s Regional SPS-NIP Board

With a new academic year comes a new Regional Board of the UvA Section Psychology Students (SPS) of the Dutch Association of Psychologists (NIP). Spiegeloog…
People

What is it like: Mala Iyer

Mala Iyer What is it like to be a Psychology student? Three questions for Mala Iyer (bachelor, second year). What is the most useful thing…
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…

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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

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Tabula Rasa: 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan Peterson is a Canadian clinical psychologist who suddenly appeared in the public eye with his controversial political views a couple of years ago. In…
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…