Children already capable of self-control at an early age

Children learn how to control and slow down their own behaviour at an early age. This important skill initially requires a lot of brain activity, but becomes more and more efficient as they grow older and become adolescents, concludes PhD candidate Margot Schel.

Memorable teachers: the three nominees for the Teaching Prize

Practising in the board room, inviting a marine officer to class, or inviting your students to take care of crocodiles. Three lecturers have been shortlisted for the Leiden Teaching Prize for best teacher. What is the secret of Anita van Dissel, Harmen Jousma and Jan van der Ploeg? The winner will be announced during the Dies celebration on 9 February.