Category: Social

Assessment of Individual Differences by the Police – Should ethnicity weigh in?

23.6.2020 – When patrolling the streets, police has to make split-second decisions regarding suspicious behavior; assessment of individual differences, therefore, being important. Demonstrations protesting police behavior claim that too often such decisions are made based on ethnicity alone, otherwise known as ethnic or racial profiling. In the Netherlands, a study was done asking police officers to which extent such assessment of ethnicity guides their behavior, discussing the effectivity – or lack thereof – of ethnic profiling.

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Individual Differences perspective on Retirement

15.11.2019 – You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. Except for your career, with most countries worldwide having a fixed retirement age. Could a more individualized approach to retirement offer solutions for the future?

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Want to know a secret?

12.02.2019 – Having a secret can be a burden, but who do you trust with your secret? Let’s find out.

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The Social Secret of Health

07.12.2018 – We all know that we should not smoke and that we should exercise more often. Why? Because it is good for your health. But should you perhaps also invite friends over more often?

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