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psychology

Life Sciences - Psychology - Dec 4
Life Sciences - Psychology
Characterising our emotions is the subject of much debate, as is the identification of their neural substrates. A team from the University of Geneva has been examining the brain components of emotions, confirming that they are the brain's synchronised response to events.
Health - Psychology - Nov 16

Resilience is the ability to adjust readily to traumatic events and to reorganise one's life positively. Greater flexibility, adaptation to difficulties and control of one's emotions become even more relevant in times of crisis, such as that triggered by the coronavirus to avoid depression, anxiety and stress.

Psychology - Health - Oct 23
Psychology - Health

Using an experiment conducted in a simulated group office environment, ETH researchers have proved for the first time that repeated workplace interruptions cause the body to increase the release of stress hormones. And they do so to a higher degree than the perceived psychological stress.

Health - Psychology - Oct 1
Health - Psychology

There are solid psychological explanations for how consistently we follow the behaviour rules to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, such as the expectations we have towards ourselves and others. These are the findings of a representative survey, the results of which can now be used to optimise public information campaigns.

Health - Psychology - Oct 27
Health - Psychology

Trust or disappointment in government crisis management is an important factor for the general mood, shows a study by the University of Zurich based on surveys in Israel and Switzerland. At the end of April, Israelis were twice as disappointed with their government institutions during the pandemic as Swiss citizens. In Switzerland, a certain fatalism made for less negative feelings.

Life Sciences - Psychology - Oct 18
Life Sciences - Psychology

Bad attitudes lead to moral judgments rooted in our basic survival mechanisms. And scientists from the University of Geneva have demonstrated that they are linked to foul smells.

Psychology - Sep 8
Psychology

Over the long-term, what one partner in a two-person relationship wishes to avoid, so too does the other partner - and what one wants to achieve, so does the other. These effects can be observed regardless of gender, age and length of the relationship, as researchers from the University of Basel report in a study of more than 450 couples.


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Research institutions

  • Das Forschungszentrum für Rehabilitations- und Gesundheitspsychologie (ZRG)  arbeitet in den folgenden Bereichen: Gesundheitspsychologie für Jugendliche und Erwachsene, Rehabilitation chronifizierender Krankheiten, Interventionsentwicklung, Evaluation, Beratung bei der Durchführung von Evaluations- und Forschungsprojekten. Das Forschungszentrum ist eine eigenständige Einheit innerhalb des Departements für Psychologie der Universität Fribourg.
  • The Center of Research in Health Psychology (CerPsa)  is located at the University of Lausanne. Research done by CerPSa is carried out from a constructivist and critical theoretical-epistemological perspective. Research processes focus primarily on qualitative methods. It should be noted that research carried out at CerPSa, while primarily centered on a constructivist and therefore qualitative epistemology, does not exclude quantitative research projects especially those build within coherent and logical connections between epistemology and methods.
  • Le laboratoire de Psychologie sociale est situé à l’Université de Lausanne. Le groupe de recherche de ce laboratoire effectue des recherches fondamentales dans le domaine de la psychologie sociale et participe également à des recherches appliquées, locales, nationales et internationales.
  • Das Institut Mensch in komplexen Systemen  (MikS) ist ein Institut der Hochschule für Angewandte Psychologie (FHNW). Es wendet verschiedenste psychologische und sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungsmethoden an zur Analyse, Bewertung und Gestaltung komplexer soziotechnischer Systeme.
  • Das I nstitut für Kooperationsforschung und -entwicklung  (ifk)   ist ein Institut der Hochschule für Angewandte Psychologie (FHNW). Er   verfügt über ein breites Spektrum an angewandten psychologischen und sozialwissenschaftlichen Analyse- und Interventionsmethoden. Das ifk definiert sich über vier Kernkompetenzbereiche: Inhaltlich-thematische Kernkompetenz, Methodenkompetenz, Mediationskompetenz und Interventionskompetenz.

Associations

  • Die Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Psychologie (SGP) ist ein nationaler Fachverband und fördert die wissenschaftliche Psychologie in Ausbildung, Forschung und Praxis. Zu den Zielen der SGP zählen die Förderung der psychologischen Forschung in der Schweiz und die Förderung der Anwendungen der wissenschaftlichen Psychologie in der Praxis. Die SGP ist Herausgeberin des Swiss Journal of Psychology. Die Fachzeitschrift publiziert Beiträge aus allen Bereichen der Psychologie, von der Grundlagenforschung bis zur Anwendung der Psychologie in der Praxis, sowie Buchbesprechungen.