Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Understanding the sociology and psychology of human actions


  • 23 Nov 2016Direct link

    Being nice at work does not narrow gender pay gap
    According to a report entitled “All employees are equal, but some are more equal than others” published in the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, dominant women are more likely to receive a higher salary than their more passive counterparts. Read more

  • 08 Nov 2016Video

    Fear of death
    Jolanda de Vries on 'fear of death' Read more

  • 07 Nov 2016News

    Best paper for Farndale and Paauwe
    Elaine Farndale and Jaap Paauwe (deparment HRS) have won the Best Paper Award on the 10th International Conference on HRM in Cadiz (Spain) for their paper entitled Modelling the SHRM-performance relationship: The contextual SHRM model. Read more

  • 21 Oct 2016Opinion

    Terri Seuntjens
    In her PhD research Terri Seuntjens found that greedy people are more at ease with unethical behavior than people who are less or not greedy. She developed a measure for greediness. Read more

  • 20 Oct 2016Video

    The fear of dying
    Jolanda de Vries, GZ psychologist ETZ Tilburg and Professor Quality of Life Tilburg University, sees in her work in the hospital lots of patients with the diagnosis cancer and many of them have a fear for dying. The diagnosis itself causes fear but that’s also a choice of words, the diagnosis chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the last stage does not give this fear. Read more

  • 26 Sep 2016Press release

    New web app spots statistical errors in academic papers
    PRESS RELEASE 26 September 2016 - Methodologists from Tilburg University and the University of Amsterdam have developed a simple web app that can automatically detect statistical errors in psychology research papers. Read more

  • 26 Sep 2016Video

    The Statcheck App
    Are the statistic results of an article or paper consistent? Research has shown that almost half of all published psychological articles contain inconsistent results, which are results in which the p-value doesn't match the test statistic and degrees of freedom. These values are now easy to check with a new web app: the statcheck.io. Read more