Meet TrusTee – Tilburg University is developing the world’s most reliable robot14th November 2019
Tilburg University is developing the most reliable robot and the most reliable artificial intelligence. We are working on a robot in which technology is employed that is as closely in line as possible with human values. A robot that takes into account what is good for the individual, for society, and for our planet as a whole. During the ‘Man-Machine & Values’ seminar that is to be held this afternoon, Ton Wilthagen will go into Tilburg University’s future-oriented research- and impact agenda.
Study shows: no increase in mental health problems among Dutch students11th November 2019
Over the past ten years, the prevalence of mental health problems among students and non-students has not increased. For instance, serious anxiety and depression symptoms, fatigue, and use of mental health services was not more prevalent in 2012 and 2017, than in 2007. In addition, no differences were found between students and non-students.
Farewell Ad Vingerhoets: The binding power of the tear05th November 2019
Crying, weeping, sobbing, howling. Ad Vingerhoets, Professor of Emotions and Well-being at the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will give his farewell speech on ‘The binding power of the tear’ on November 8. His research theme ‘crying’ made Vingerhoets famous in the scientific world. He is one of the world's most eye-catching researchers in this field. The unique human phenomenon of crying - animals do not cry emotionally – was/is the stepchild of science, according to Ad.