The Amsterdam Uncertainty Lab

Causes and consequences of risk and uncertainty

UncertaintyAheadThe Amsterdam Uncertainty Lab is situated in the Department of Psychology of the University of Amsterdam. Our research focuses on the causes and consequences of various kinds of risk and uncertainty. Cognitions and emotions that arise as a consequence of uncertainty are examined as well as the ways in which people cope with feelings of uncertainty.

Current research themes


4 dingen die je niet wist over bijgeloof

Cooperatie Dela heeft een stuk over bijgeloof gepubliceerd, op basis van een interview met Bastiaan

Morality, stereotypes, and scientists—the anatomy of science denial covers recent research on public perceptions of science and scientists.

Waarom is vrijdag de dertiende een ongeluksdag?

Margriet: Waarom is vrijdag de dertiende een ongeluksdag?

BPS Research Digest on views of scientists

British Psychological Society blog on brain and behaviour

How we really see scientists

Article in Pacific Standard: How we really see scientists

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