11 November 2022 – New blog interview with Dr. Sarah Ayash

Dr. Sarah Ayash is a postdoc at Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR) and investigates stress resilience. In part nine of our blog interview series, she explains how we can positively influence our own resilience. The interview also features the DynaMORE publication “Psycho-social factors associated with mental resilience in the Corona lockdown” (Veer et al. 2021).

15 January 2021 – New video: In the MRI scanner for DynaMORE

For the large international DynaM-OBS and DynaM-INT studies, the participants’ brain activity is first scanned in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner while performing various cognitive tasks. Study sites for these MRI scans are Berlin, Mainz, Warsaw, Nijmegen, and Tel Aviv. What happens in the MRI scanner? Which tasks are people subjected to, and why? How many people are participating? And what’s the procedure when coming in to do the scan? In this video, Dr. Ilya Veer, Dr. Carolin Wackerhagen, PhD student Antje Riepenhausen, and Master student Begüm Topaloglu are answering these questions!

12 January 2021 – New video: Leading the DynaM-OBS and DynaM-INT studies

Is resilience a given trait or an acquirable skill? How are the study subjects selected? What parameters are measured, and what if someone develops a mental disorder during the study? Prof. Henrik Walter from the Charité in Berlin answers these and many more questions about the two large studies of the project, DynaM-OBS and DynaM-INT, in this interview.

17 December 2020 – New video: How wearable mHealth devices can improve your mental health

Together with postdoctoral researcher Dr. Judith van Leeuwen, Dr. Erno Hermans from the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, demonstrates and explains the functionality and daily use of the wearable mHealth devices in this video (a smartwatch, developed by IMEC, coupled with a smartphone).