Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Understanding the sociology and psychology of human actions


  • 24 Feb 2017Direct link

    Women with mild heart blockage report poorer health, more anxiety and negativity than men
    Women with mild blockage of coronary arteries report poorer health, more anxiety and a more negative outlook than men with the same condition, according to new research by Paula Mommersteeg c.s. in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Read more

  • 20 Feb 2017News

    Participation Act in the Knowledge Sector - 'Inclusive HRM' works!
    SoFoKleS (Social Fund Knowledge Sector) posted an article in their online magazine concerning the study by Dr. Charissa Freese and her colleague Dr. Irmgard Borghouts on the consequences of the Participation Act. To find out in which way we can best realise jobs for people with disabilities, we have to account for several factors. Read more

  • 18 Jan 2017News

    Pearl van Lonkhuizen and Suzanne Hendricksen win Vrienden van Cobbenhagen student awards
    The jury of the Vrienden van Cobbenhagen (Friends of Cobbenhagen) alumni association has awarded a scholarship of EUR 10,000 to Pearl van Lonkhuizen, a Bachelor’s degree student at Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and a prize of EUR 5,000 to Suzanne Hendricksen, a Master’s degree student at Tilburg Law School. Read more

  • 18 Jan 2017News

    Are you ready for the birth of your baby? Participate in the U & uw baby project!
    U & uw baby (You and your baby) is a research project of Tilburg University and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. With U & uw baby we study the effects of a new parenting course. Read more

  • 22 Dec 2016News

    Crying at work could damage your career, study suggests
    If you've ever cried at work, you may want to hold back the tears. Researchers say crying on the job may hurt your credibility, and even damage your career. The studies by Dutch researcher Niels van de Ven suggest crying at work changes the way a person is perceived by colleagues. "What we see is that someone who cries is seen as warmer, but also as less competent," says van de Ven on the Canadian radio station CBC. Read more

  • 13 Dec 2016News

    Best Master Thesis Prize for Frederique Hafkamp
    During a recent meeting of the 'Vrienden van Cobbenhagen' rector Emile Aarts handed out three best master thesis awards. One of them was awarded to Frederique Hafkamp (TSB) for her thesis entitled 'Predictive genetic screening and anxiety in adults with high risk of sudden cardiac death: moderating role of perceived social support and Type D personality', supervised by dr. Floor Mols en prof. dr. Johan Denollet (CoRPS, Medical and Clinical Psychology). Her excellent piece of work was rated with a 9.5. Read more

  • 07 Dec 2016Press release

    €6 million of European funding for scientists of Tilburg University
    PRESS RELEASE 6 December 2016 - Three scientists from Tilburg University will each receive €2 million for the research proposals they had submitted to the European Research Council (ERC). The researchers are affiliated to three different schools: Sigrid Suetens (Tilburg School of Economics and Management), Jelte Wicherts (Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences) and Panos Delimatsis (Tilburg Law School). Read more

  • 07 Dec 2016News

    Michèle Nuijten awarded for Open Social Science
    Michèle Nuijten (TSB, Dept. Methodology and Statistics) has been awarded one of nine 2016 Leamer-Rosenthal Prizes for Open Social Science. She will receive the joint award, which includes $ 10,000, for her work developing statcheck, an R package that allows users to find statistical flaws in their analysis. Read more

  • 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