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Results: 21 - 40 of 63
  • Children
    Social anxiety linked to both low and advanced emotional intelligence in children
    20 May 2019
    Why are some children more socially anxious than others? According to one line of thought, socially anxious children are poor at reading the mental states of others, while another line of thought argues that socially ...
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    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health
    15 May 2019
    Human health might sound like a biological or medical topic, but health has many behavioural and sociological dimensions. We constantly acquire new knowledge about these aspects, giving us more and different ways of ...
  • Baby holding finger
    Parents and ‘smart crib’ can soothe baby with sensory stimuli
    25 Apr 2019
    What is the most effective way for parents to soothe their crying babies? A combination of sensory stimuli – by way of swaddling, sound and movement – can help, according to a new study by SEIN, the expertise centre ...
  • International epilepsy-day-purple ribbon
    How living with epilepsy impacts parents and children
    21 Feb 2019
    There are approximately 120,000 people with epilepsy in the Netherlands. When a child or parent has epilepsy, the impact on the immediate family can be severe. Assistant professor and child and youth care researcher ...
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    Three young research talents to go abroad on Rubicon grant
    23 Jul 2018
    Three UvA researchers who recently obtained their PhD will carry our research at a foreign research institute with a Rubicon grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The Rubicon ...
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    Mental health of young adults with lesbian parents the same as their peers
    19 Jul 2018
    The longest-running prospective study on sexual minority parent families in the US has found that 25-year-olds raised by lesbian parents do as well on multiple measures of psychological health as adults from a ...
  • Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2018
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...
  • Mother and child
    Infants of mind-minded parents better at regulating emotions
    20 Jun 2018
    Most parents want their children to learn to regulate their emotions and, for example, not immediately give up after a disappointment or become hysterical when they don’t get their way. New research by a team of ...
  • Blushing reveals narcissistic children's concerns about their social image
    7 Jun 2018
    Narcissistic children blush when they do not receive the praise they think they deserve. They feel depreciated but are unwilling to admit this feeling to others, perhaps to hide their vulnerabilities. 'It shows just ...
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    Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros awarded to eleven UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    23 Feb 2018
    Eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) have each received a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to conduct research over the coming five years. Vici, which is ...
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    Parental mentalization strong predictor of healthy infant-parent attachment
    23 Jan 2018
    Researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are one step closer to understanding how infants become securely attached to their parents. In a new study published last month, the researchers show how parents' ...
  • How do children construct views of themselves?
    28 Sep 2017
    How do children construct views of themselves and their place in the world? Children’s social relationships turn out to be critical. For example, children develop higher self-esteem when their parents treat them ...
  • Stopwatch
    PTSD in children quickly and effectively treatable within hours
    28 Jun 2017
    Children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) can be successfully treated with only a few hours of EMDR or cognitive behavioral writing therapy (CBWT). This is the finding of a new research paper ...
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    Learning to live with social media
    8 Jun 2017
    Social media and other kinds of media have positive and negative effects on children and adolescents. ‘We need to help youth learn how to make media a part of their life – but not their entire life.’ This is one of ...
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    Funding for two projects to stimulate educational innovation at the UvA
    6 Mar 2017
    Minister Bussemaker of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has awarded the Comenius Teaching Fellow grant, worth €50,000, to the education project of Mieke Lopes Cardozo (lecturer in ...
  • Prof Lisbeth Utens
    Lisbeth Utens, professor by special appointment of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents
    23 Jan 2017
    Dr E.M.W.J. Utens (1959) has been named professor by special appointment of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for children and adolescents at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural ...
  • Prof Xavier Moonen
    Xavier Moonen, professor by special appointment of Knowledge Development of Children and Young Adults with Mild Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioural Difficulties
    22 Dec 2016
    Dr X.M.H. Moonen (1954) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Knowledge Development of Children and Young Adults with Mild Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioural Difficulties at the University of ...
  • NWO
    Veni grants for 22 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    15 Jul 2016
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center. The grants – amounting to 250,000 euros for each ...
  • Sleep problems among adolescents easily treatable with ‘SleepingSmart’
    4 May 2016
    Many adolescents struggle with a chronic lack of sleep. This can negatively affect their cognitive functioning and, by extension, their academic performance, as well as lead to problems like depression, anxiety and ...
  • Students and laptop
    UvA to receive subsidy for Open and Online Learning
    7 Apr 2016
    The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has awarded a subsidy to the University of Amsterdam for four projects in the field of Open and Online Learning. The subsidy forms part of the Open and Online ...