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Changes in the team

During the last days we had some changes in the composition of the team. First of all, we are sad to announce that our colleague Paula Apascaritei has left the EFFORT project. She has worked over the last two years for the project and we have been very lucky to have Read more…

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Patricia and Simon join the team!

Patricia and Simon have joined EFFORT to help us in our data collection in Berlin. Patricia obtained a master’s degree in Behavioural Science research from Radboud University in the Netherlands and is an Erasmus intern for the project. Simon is currently doing a Master in Social Sciences at the Humboldt University Read more…

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Farewell, Simona

We are sad to announce that our long-time colleague Simona Demel has left the EFFORT project, seeking new horizons. We have been very lucky to have Simona on our team for the last 3 years. Since she became the first hire of the team in the spring of 2018, she Read more…

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Pupillometry milestone achieved

After some difficult months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are happy to report that we are back on track with the experiments! Last week we achieved an important milestone, reaching 25 dyads of parent-child that have visited our pupillometry lab at the UNED in Madrid. During their visit, both Read more…

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Special Issue published

We are happy to announce that  the Special Issue “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Effort: Measurement, Causes and Consequences” edited by Jonas Radl and Luis Miller has now been published in the American Behavioral Scientist. The Issue addresses three dimensions of research — on the measurement, determinants, and consequences of effort. Aguiar Read more…

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Alberto goes to Berlin

Alberto will be a visiting researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Sciences Center in the research unit Effort and Social Inequality from March until June 2021. He will work on his thesis and help the Berlin team to set up the experiments. We wish him a productive visit, enjoy all Read more…

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Welcome to the team, Sonia!

We are very happy to welcome Sonia Mata Ortega to our team. She will be filling in for our project manager Laura García Llamas who is currently on maternity leave after having a beautiful baby girl – our smallest team member yet! Sonia has a lot of experience in project Read more…

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Pilot Experiment in Berlin

We are happy to report that we managed to conduct our first experiments in Berlin. Because of the pandemic, we decided to set up a mobile laboratory and visit schools directly. Last week, early in the morning, equipped with thirteen laptops, a projector, and a suitcase full of toys, we Read more…

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First Paper Presented

We have presented our first paper using the data collected in Madrid at conferences and seminar series. A paper written for a Special Issue of the American Behavioral Scientist by Paula Apascaritei, Simona Demel and Jonas Radl, has been presented three times so far. First, Simona Demel presented it at Read more…

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