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Triple S: Intuition


Admission requirements

Admitted to the Honours College FSW program.


The Short Science & Society, or Triple S are made up of short thematic courses. In interactive meetings the designated theme is discussed with researchers from various scientific disciplines, as well as with guest speakers from major societal institutions.
This Triple S course will take a closer look at the concept of intuition from different scientific disciplines. Everybody has it, but where does it come from? Can you trust your intuition and if so when is intuition trustworthy and when not?

Course objectives

The main objective of this course is to develop an understanding of, and gain insight into the phenomenon intuition.


Check the Science & Society program.

Mode of instruction

  • Lectures

  • Research

Assessment method

After studying the research literature students will formulate their own research question taking into account one of the perspectives discussed. The findings are presented in a proposal of 2500 words.

Reading list

Additional literature will be announced on Blackboard.


Registrate with personal subplan.


Mw. Dr. M.J.A.J. Verhallen.


Number of maximum participants per semester is 20.