Hundreds of students, scientists and citizens flocked to the Human Brain Project Open Day at the MECC Maastricht conference centre on 15 October.
UM researchers find that sensation seeking is a decisive factor in participating in painful experiments.
Innocent suspects are expected to prove their innocence by providing a credible alibi. Research by legal psychologist Ricardo Nieuwkamp shows that only 2% of all non-offenders are able to do so.
Scientists from Maastricht University (UM) and the University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) have managed to influence speech comprehension by sending electrical currents through the skull to stimulate the brain area involved in hearing.
Franca Tonnaer investigated why people without a history of violence are capable of controlling their anger and why violent offenders are not.
A brain scan that allows you to see what sound a person has heard. Researchers from Maastricht University have recently achieved a world first by reconstructing heard sound based on a person’s brain activity.
Recent results of a study conducted by researchers at Maastricht University provided no scientific evidence to support the general assumption that sugar is addictive and leads to weight gain.