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The same brain as my best friend!

Published on June 19, 2018

Nowadays, nothing is more important than maintaining your social networks. To facilitate the maintenance of friendships, all kinds of tools (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn) have been developed causing us to have ever expanding social networks. With the advent of social media, our definition of friendship has changed. But when can we really speak of a close friendship nowadays? The brain will tell us!

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Are you in control?

Published on June 8, 2018

Are you in control? Find out by measuring cognitive control. Find out by measuring cognitive control. In this blog you can read everything about cognitive controle and how we can relate it to our daily lives and performance at work.

 

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The Open Office is too overwhelming for the brain

Published on June 5, 2018

Most brains are over stimulated in the open office. Why is that? And what do to against this disturbed brain?

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Anticipation: The only real time machine!

Published on May 28, 2018

We are all time travelers. Each day, we make thousands of short trips into the future. Not physically as with the DeLorean from back to the future, but within our minds in a time machine called anticipation. But how does this anticipation time traveling machine really help us in our daily life activities?      

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Attention please!

Published on April 11, 2018

Do I have your attention? Great! Then let me tell you something about attention and how measuring it can provide insights into someone’s performance at work. Nowadays our attention is often tested to its limits as we are continuously bombarded with massive amounts of information. Finding the right information sometimes seems like finding a needle in a haystack. However, we “humans” are very good at discerning the relevant from the irrelevant and are able to complete tasks that at first sight seem impossible just by paying attention. But what is attention anyway?

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A working memory hero on duty

Published on March 29, 2018

Have you ever walked from one room to another to realize that you have forgotten what you were up to? Yet when you retrace your steps, your previous intention magically pops up in mind again?  Or have you ever forgotten your keys, your car or even your kids on a busy day? All of this relates to working memory and, more specifically, to what we can and cannot do with it. Read more about Working memory right here!

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