News and Events Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
People with happy spouses may live longer
Research suggests that having a happy spouse leads to a longer marriage, and now study results show that it’s associated with a longer life, too. The study by social psychologist Olga Stavrova at Tilburg University was published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Gerine Lodder on short list NewScientist Talent
Four Dutch and one Flemish researchers have a chance of becoming the NewScientist Talent 2019. Over the past two weeks, around 8,500 people have voted on a long list of 50 research talents, including three nominees from Tilburg University. Opinion of the jury and the voters resulted in a top five. Gerine Lodder, who works at the Developmental Psychology of TSB, is one of them. She conducts research into loneliness among youngsters.
Personality tests: pigeonholing or learning instrument?
Personality tests enjoy great popularity in business, human resource development (HRD), and adult education settings. However, the appeal of these tests to some is harshly criticized by others. In her dissertation 'Pigeonholing or Learning Instrument', Henriette Lundgren poses central questions about how personality tests are being used in developmental settings, and to what extent their application can be perceived as ethical.
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Posthumous PhD Defense L.C.J. Slobbe†
Working with Administrative Health Data. Finding solid ground in the data morass
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PhD Defense M. Peter
Emotions and Borderline Personality Disorder
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PhD Defense G.A. Sempertegui Vallejo MSc
Depression and Diversity in Turkish and Moroccan Immigrant Populations: Towards an Intersectional Approach in Competence Training and Clinical Practice