Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) funds thousands of top researchers at universities and institutes and steers the course of Dutch science by means of subsidies and research programs.

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P/O Box 93138 - NL2509 AC Den Haag, The Netherlands
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https://www.nwo.nl/

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Oncology & Cancer

New radiation technology raises a stir

Nothing less than a breakthrough. That's how researchers at UMC Utrecht see their MRI device with built-in irradiation. With this device, doctors can irradiate the tumour more accurately, because they can map the tumour tissue ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Replication project questions outcome famous Ten Commandments study

A large-scale replication study by researchers of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Maastricht University (UM) throws doubt on the famous Ten Commandments study. In 2008 a landmark experiment in the U.S. found evidence ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

People with anhedonia do experience pleasure, just not as often

Put bluntly, a hedonist is a bon vivant, or at the very least somebody whose highest priority is to enjoy life. If you suffer from anhedonia – the opposite of this – then you are in an unenviable position. During her ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Antisocial behaviour mainly a consequence of gene interactions

Individual genes have little influence in the development of antisocial behaviour. However, the interaction of genes as a whole could explain some of the differences in antisocial behaviour. This was revealed by international ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Visualisation in network psychometrics is effective

How do you map out psychological phenomena in a way that makes their relationships and interactions clear? Sacha Epskamp conducted research in this area known as 'network psychometrics', which explains various forms of psychological ...

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