What did science hold for us in 2014? When the year 2014 was approaching, we at United Academics decided to set up a contest for our bloggers. We asked them to embrace their inner futurologist and write an article of their own choosing on what was going to happen in their field of science in 2014. ThisREAD MORE
First version about Phineas Gage soon to be published. The human brain has been described as ‘the most complex thing we have yet discovered in the universe’. In an attempt to understand this fascinating organ, we tend to oversimplify information on how it works and this gives rise to popular brain myths. Luckily, at United Academics we have Elisabeth Buhl Thubron, a Danish/EnglishREAD MORE
Help us connect science & society! Are you living in Amsterdam, loving science, experienced in writing and ready to take the lead? Then you might be just the one for us. United Academics is looking for a part-time editor that will take responsibility for our online magazine and help us get closer to our goal:READ MORE
Game based interventions could help battling depression amongst elderly Playing World of Warcraft, virtual role-playing or simply exercising with the Wii could help reduce depression. A meta-analysis of 19 different studies of game-based interventions shows encouraging results. And besides the big amount of games for youngsters, the researchers specifically point out much can be done with withREAD MORE
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