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  • Fear of death 08 Nov 2016Video Fear of death
    Jolanda de Vries on 'fear of death'

  • Dutch identity management systems on children and migrants render these groups more vulnerable 03 Nov 2016Press release Dutch identity management systems on children and migrants render these groups more vulnerable
    PRESS RELEASE 3 November 2016 - Digital modes of prevention have earned growing prominence in Dutch youth care, law enforcement, immigration and border control. However, the use of identity management systems (IDM) as a tool increases the risk of stigmatization and discrimination. That is one of the conclusions Karolina La Fors draws in her PhD research which she defended at Tilburg University on November 2nd 2016.

  • The fear of dying 20 Oct 2016Video The fear of dying
    Jolanda de Vries, GZ psychologist ETZ Tilburg and Professor Quality of Life Tilburg University, sees in her work in the hospital lots of patients with the diagnosis cancer and many of them have a fear for dying. The diagnosis itself causes fear but that’s also a choice of words, the diagnosis chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the last stage does not give this fear.

  • Tal Simons: How small bars resist smoking bans in the Netherlands 24 Jun 2016Direct link Tal Simons: How small bars resist smoking bans in the Netherlands
    Article in LSE Business Review, based on the paper "There’s No Beer Without a Smoke: Community Cohesion and Neighboring Communities’ Effects on Organizational Resistance to Antismoking Regulations in the Dutch Hospitality Industry", in Academy of Management Journal (2016), Vol. 59, No. 2, 545–578, by Tal Simons, Patrick Vermeulen and Joris Knoben.

  • Ordering food by iPad leads to healthier choice 19 Jan 2016Press release Ordering food by iPad leads to healthier choice
    PRESS RELEASE 19-1-2016 - Imagine you are in a restaurant and you can choose between a healthy fruit salad or a high-calorie chocolate mousse. If you order orally, chances are high that you will go for the high-calorie chocolate mousse. However, if you order a dish via button pressing, for instance, you are more likely to opt for the fruit salad.


  • Center of Research on Psychological and Somatic disorders
    Theme: Medical and clinical psychology
  • Scientific Centre for Care and Welfare
    Theme: Transformation in care and welfare

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Vingerhoets, A.J.J.M.
Name prof. dr. A.J.J.M. (Ad) Vingerhoets
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology
Position Full Professor
Room T 522
Phone +31 13 466 2087
E-mail vingerhoets@tilburguniversity.edu
Bovenberg, A.L.
Name prof. dr. A.L. Bovenberg
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room K 625
Phone +31 13 466 2912
E-mail a.l.bovenberg@tilburguniversity.edu
Luijkx, K.G.
Name prof. dr. K.G. (Katrien) Luijkx
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position Full Professor
Room T 421
Phone +31 13 466 2895
E-mail k.g.luijkx@tilburguniversity.edu
Rijckmans, M.J.N.
Name M.J.N. (Madeleine) Rijckmans
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position
Room T 515
Phone +31 13 466 8485
E-mail m.j.n.rijckmans@tilburguniversity.edu

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