Seven research groups from the faculty of Movement and Behavioral Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are part of this research institute. All these groups conduct experimental research involving humans and make use of advanced methods of research including psychophysics and neuroimaging. One of the goals of the institute is to foster the exchange and development of advanced knowledge for (neuro-imaging) methods of research. The institute will work as a research incubator where researchers and students work together to push the limits of advanced methods of research.
Many of us appreciate art, but no-one really knows how or why we do so. Researchers in the field of empirical aesthetics attempt to answer such questions. The way people look at paintings is often studied by letting participants view works of art o...Read more