ADHD in doctoral studies

ADHD in doctoral studies

With this blog post I wish to increase awareness of (high-functioning) ADHD in doctoral studies, reduce the stigma around it, and help doctoral students with ADHD (or suspecting having ADHD) find tools, that can help them succeed on their doctoral journey. I also want to spread the word that ADHD…

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Which ghost are you listening to?

Which ghost are you listening to?

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend thinking about the past or fantasizing about the future? It’s been suggested, that we spend only half our time focused on the present. And when we wander around in the past or in the future, we tend to be less…

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How to help your brain survive virtual work

How to help your brain survive virtual work

I’ve written about Zoom Gloom in a previous post (see here) but since issues with remote work are only getting worse, I believe it’s good to revisit that subject. A recent article in Nature revealed some depressing figures about academic burnout during the pandemic. Stress and anxiety, caused by remote…

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Phases of doctoral studies

Phases of doctoral studies

This is a Research Highlight, where I present published research on doctoral student wellbeing. In this Research Highlight I will dive into a recent article by Sverdlik and Hall (2020) on the different phases of doctoral studies and their impact on doctoral student wellbeing and motivation. The article builds on…

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