Election of RUB’s new rector
RUB is going to have a new rector in Oct 2015. A newly established university committee, being launched on the basis of a University Act of the state North Rhine-Westphalia, will convene on Juli 13 to elect the new RUB rector. Following the act, which came into effect on Oct 1st, 2014, the sole task of the committee is to select and deselect the members of the rectorate. This university election meeting will take place in Universitätsforum (UFO), located in Uni Centre, and will be open to the public.
How cortisol reinforces traumatic memories
The stress hormone cortisol strengthens memories of scary experiences. However, it is effective not only while the memory is being formed for the first time, but also later when people look back at an experience while the memory reconsolidates. RUB researchers suggest that the results might explain the persistence of strong emotional memories occurring in anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Press Release
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