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Amsterdam School of Communication Research

ASCoR is the largest research institute of its kind in Europe and is among the largest worldwide.
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6 April 2020
UvA communication scientist Mark Boukes collects and analyses corona humour from around the globe, together with Giselinde Kuipers from KU Leuven. What differences exist between humorous expressions in various ...
12 March 2020
Prof dr. Guda van Noort obtained a grant from The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). The grant was obtained together with prof. dr. Martin Eisend (PI) from the Viadrina European ...
4 March 2020
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media for the third year in a row. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured ...
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Replication study contradicts claim that conservatives have stronger physiological responses to threats than liberals
For years, a study from 2008 that claimed that conservative people have stronger physiological reactions to threatening stimuli than those who express liberal views, has been widely quoted. A replication study, led by the University of Amsterdam, now shows that there is no evidence for this claim. The results of this new study have been published in Nature Human Behaviour.
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