The research of the department focuses on three domains: motivation, performance and self-regulation. Fundamental and applied approaches are combined.
Social Psychology attempts to understand, predict and influence what people think and how they feel and behave under the influence of the actual or assumed presence of others.
Work and organisational psychology specifically explores the context of work and organisational issues.
In health psychology it is investigated how personal characteristics as well as the environment shape individuals’ health behavior and how we can influence these factors to promote healthy behavior.