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The Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences besides the traditional disciplines of Psychology and Sociology comprises also unique multidisciplinary research areas and research groups which take social issues as a starting point.
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High praise from review committee for four TSB research groups10th July 2020
The external Review Committee assessed the research programs of Human Resource Studies, Organization Studies, Sociology, and Tranzo positively.
Failing replication studies in psychology often wrongfully blame contextual variation09th July 2020
Replication studies often fail to replicate findings of original studies, which is central to the ‘reproducibility crisis’ in science. One often heard explanation of this disparity in findings is that the effect under investigation is heterogeneous, that is, varying across contexts. However, most of these studied effects actually lack heterogeneity.
Social technology crucial for older adults in times of corona23rd June 2020
Elderly people, like everyone else, want to be seen and appreciated. They also have fundamental social needs, such as feeling connected, being independent and meaningful. Social technology can, certainly these days, play a large and valuable role in fulfilling those social needs, according to Tina ten Bruggencate in her dissertation (PhD Defence on July 2).
Institutes/Academic Collaborative Centers Tranzo
18:30 - 20:00
PhD Defense O. Buchel
Unequal but Fair? About the Perceived Legitimacy of the Standing Economic Order
To be announced
Structural Equation Modeling: New Developments and Applications
DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION, THE CONFERENCE WILL BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE.
The goal of this meeting is to bring together methodological and substantive researchers who work on or are interested in working on structural equation modeling (SEM). Researchers will present about new methodological developments, novel applications, or new software packages.
13:30 - 14:30
PhD Defense S.J. van Erp MSc
Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling: The Power of the Prior