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  • Shame about poverty often increases poverty 06 Feb 2019Press release Shame about poverty often increases poverty
    Shame is more common among people who have financial difficulties and is often accompanied by behavior that actually can perpetuate poverty. For example, money is spent on status symbols instead of basic necessities, and people have less social contact. And so a vicious circle of poverty ensues. This is discussed in the research of Arnoud Plantinga for his dissertation Poor Psychology: Poverty, Shame, and Decision Making, which he defended on Friday February 1 at Tilburg University.

  • Seniors with secrets seem to be more satisfied 17 Jan 2019News Seniors with secrets seem to be more satisfied
    Fifty-year-olds who walk around with a secret seem to be more satisfied with their lives than seniors who share their secrets with others. Yet not everyone is happily old with a secret - invaders and worriers suffer from it. This is shown by researchers (Joyce Maas, Andreas Wismeijer and Marcus van Assen) from the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB).

  • Secret to keeping New Year’s resolutions might be type of resolutions you make 19 Dec 2018Press release Secret to keeping New Year’s resolutions might be type of resolutions you make
    New Year’s Day for most people means partying, eating, drinking, having a good time with friends and family – but also means setting goals and priorities for the New Year. It’s the time of the year that resolutions are made: to lose weight, to eat healthier, to exercise more often, to get a degree, to learn a foreign language, to get a promotion at work, to save money to buy a house, etc.

  • Men suffer from long-lasting atypical employment 14 Dec 2018News Men suffer from long-lasting atypical employment
    Men who experience more spells of atypical employment during their first six years of labor market participation report worse self-rated health, new research has shown.

  • The Happiest Art: Where science meets art 10 Dec 2018Video The Happiest Art: Where science meets art
    Artist SuperA collaborated with Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology Margriet Sitskoorn to create art that makes people happy with the help of scientific knowledge. Watch The Making Of here:

Institutes/Academic Collaborative Centers TRANZO

  • CIR

    Center for Innovation Research
    Theme: Innovatie, organisatie en management
  • Center of Research on Psychological and Somatic disorders
    Theme: Medical and clinical psychology
  • Tilburg Institute for Behavioral Economics Research
    Theme: Consumentengedrag
  • Wetenschappelijk centrum op het gebied van zorg en welzijn
    Theme: Transformatie in zorg en welzijn

Most viewed experts Social and Behavioral Sciences

Zeelenberg, M.
Name prof. dr. M. (Marcel) Zeelenberg
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Social Psychology
Position Full Professor of Economic Psychology
Room S 418
Phone +31 13 466 8276
E-mail m.zeelenberg@tilburguniversity.edu
Sitskoorn, M.M.
Name prof. dr. M.M. (Margriet) Sitskoorn
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Cognitive Neuropsychology
Position Full professor
Room S
Phone +31 13 466 2497
E-mail m.m.sitskoorn@tilburguniversity.edu
Elfeddali, I.
Name I. Elfeddali
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position Researcher
Room RP 232
Phone +31 13 466 2743
E-mail i.elfeddali@tilburguniversity.edu
De Baene, W.
Name dr. W. De Baene
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Cognitive Neuropsychology
Position Assistant Professor
Room S 219
Phone +31 13 466 4254
E-mail w.debaene@tilburguniversity.edu

Publications Social and Behavioral Sciences