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  • Why multiculturalism may be good for your health

    Why multiculturalism may be good for your health

    In both politics and society, multiculturalism seems to be becoming less and less popular. However, research from our lab shows that a multicultural orientation reduces the stress of inter-group encounters, also for members of ethnic-majority groups.
  • Women in high places

    Women in high places

    Having more women in top positions does not as a matter of fact improve career opportunities for other women. On the contrary, successful women who display 'modern sexism' to cope with a masculine work environment can undermine the ambitions of other women
  • Ski accidents and random sampling

    Ski accidents and random sampling

    “Dutch wounded through skiing: a remarkable increase of 14 percent” writes the The Dutch newspaper NRC. Is this really a noticeable increase or just random sampling? A quick statistical procedure provides the answer.