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.

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News

Be careful, your love of science looks a lot like religion

News article on SBS Australia covering our research

New paper on illusory control and sense of agency out in Cognition

Our paper on illusory control and sense of agency among children and adults is now in press at Cognition. See publications for more info.

New paper out in Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

A new paper on “The ABC of Ambivalence” is now in press at Advances in Experimental Social Psychology. See publications for more info.

Breaking New Ground in the Science-Religion Dialogue Workshop

Breaking New Ground in the Science-Religion Dialogue Workshop at the University of Texas, Austin, coming up (April 9-11). Bastiaan Rutjens will present recent work, click on the link for more info.

Is belief in moral progress a substitute for religion?

Article on Epiphenom

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