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Results: 1 - 20 of 45
  • How are Dutch families mentally coping with COVID 19?
    18 Jan 2021
    Till at least 9 February parents in the Netherlands are in lockdown with their children. How did Dutch families mentally cope with the first wave of the corona pandemic? Preventive Youth Care researchers share first ...
  • Chris Kuiper appointed professor by special appointment of Intergenerational Transmission of Risk and Protective Factors in the Upbringing of Juveniles
    11 Jan 2021
    Dr Chris Kuiper (1961) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Intergenerational Transmission of Risk and Protective Factors in the Upbringing of Juveniles at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural ...
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • Minne Fekkes, professor by special appointment of Social Skills and Resilience
    6 May 2020
    Dr M. Fekkes (1971) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Social Skills and Resilience at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was established on behalf ...
  • How to make social skills training for children even better
    8 Apr 2020
    We all want children to be able to function well in social groups, and various social skills training programmes are available for children for whom this is a challenge. Studies have already proven these training ...
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    Joana da Silveira Duarte, professor by special appointment of Global Citizenship and Bilingual Education
    2 Mar 2020
    Dr Joana da Silveira Duarte (1977) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Global Citizenship and Bilingual Education at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Amsterdam ...
  • Mark Jordans uses science to improve psychological support for children in war zones
    20 Jan 2020
    To reduce the huge psychological suffering of children in war zones: this mission is what drives Mark Jordans, who was recently named professor by special appointment of Global Child and Adolescent Mental Health at ...
  • How do we help city dwellers psychologically?
    5 Nov 2019
    People who live in the city experience mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction at greater rates than those who live outside urban areas. More than 50% of the world’s population currently live ...
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    Frans Schalkwijk, professor by special appointment of Forensic Child and Youth Care Sciences
    25 Sep 2019
    Dr F.W. Schalkwijk (1957) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Forensic Child and Youth Care Sciences, with a focus on the development of conscience, at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural ...
  • Prof Bram Orobio De Castro
    Bram Orobio de Castro, professor of Child and Youth Care Sciences
    12 Jul 2019
    Prof. B. Orobio de Castro (1970) has been appointed professor of Child and Youth Care Sciences: Development and Child-rearing Issues at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Idea Generator programme funding for three UvA researchers
    9 Jul 2019
    Research proposals submitted by three UvA researchers have been granted funding from the National Science Agenda’s Idea Generator programme. The three proposals were submitted by forensic youth care researcher ...
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    Social anxiety linked to both low and advanced emotional intelligence in children
    20 May 2019
    Why are some children more socially anxious than others? According to one line of thought, socially anxious children are poor at reading the mental states of others, while another line of thought argues that socially ...
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    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health
    15 May 2019
    Human health might sound like a biological or medical topic, but health has many behavioural and sociological dimensions. We constantly acquire new knowledge about these aspects, giving us more and different ways of ...
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    Parents and ‘smart crib’ can soothe baby with sensory stimuli
    25 Apr 2019
    What is the most effective way for parents to soothe their crying babies? A combination of sensory stimuli – by way of swaddling, sound and movement – can help, according to a new study by SEIN, the expertise centre ...
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    Mental health of young adults with lesbian parents the same as their peers
    19 Jul 2018
    The longest-running prospective study on sexual minority parent families in the US has found that 25-year-olds raised by lesbian parents do as well on multiple measures of psychological health as adults from a ...
  • Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2018
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...
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    Infants of mind-minded parents better at regulating emotions
    20 Jun 2018
    Most parents want their children to learn to regulate their emotions and, for example, not immediately give up after a disappointment or become hysterical when they don’t get their way. New research by a team of ...
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    Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros awarded to eleven UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    23 Feb 2018
    Eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) have each received a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to conduct research over the coming five years. Vici, which is ...
  • How do children construct views of themselves?
    28 Sep 2017
    How do children construct views of themselves and their place in the world? Children’s social relationships turn out to be critical. For example, children develop higher self-esteem when their parents treat them ...
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    Learning to live with social media
    8 Jun 2017
    Social media and other kinds of media have positive and negative effects on children and adolescents. ‘We need to help youth learn how to make media a part of their life – but not their entire life.’ This is one of ...