Believing in Karma in a World of Injustices – Dissertation How Hwee Ong
Despite injustices being widespread throughout the world, many people continue to believe that the world is a just place and that justice is maintained in impossible and magical ways. In his PhD dissertation, which he defended on 24 March at Tilburg University, How Hwee Ong sought further ... Lees meer
Social Animal 2023
On the 14th of March, another successful edition of The Social Animal took place in a sold-out Tivoli Vredenburg. During the evening, eight social psychologists spoke about their latest insights: The keynote by Marieke Adriaanse and pecha kucha talks by Terence Dores Cruz, Allard Feddes, ... Lees meer
Kom naar The Social Animal op 14 maart
9 sociaal-psychologen over de nieuwste ontwikkelingen uit hun vakgebied € 10,- BESTEL TICKETS Wat vertelt hersenonderzoek ons over moreel gedrag? Waardoor kunnen online discussies soms volledig escaleren? Wanneer gedragen kinderen zich prosociaal? Waarom hebben sommige mensen een sterke mening ... Lees meer
Jiafang Chen: How do narcissists deal with communal features in their environment?
Narcissistic individuals seek agentic pursuits, such as social status, power, and achievement. They seem to be successful in these pursuits as they are more likely to occupy influential positions, giving them leeway to exert significant impact on others. However, narcissistic individuals’ ... Lees meer
Forgiveness in work relationships – Dissertation KLI-alumnus Wenrui Cao
How can employees maintain a happy and healthy working life with good and stable work relationships in the face of workplace conflict? Forgiveness might be a way to address this challenge. In her PhD-dissertation, which she will defend on November 16 at Utrecht University, Wenrui Cao focuses ... Lees meer
Understanding the drivers and barriers of reduced clothing consumption – New KLI-member Anna Bosshard
Fast fashion is exploding and comes with poor working conditions, increased GHG emissions, and degraded ecosystems. In her PhD research, Anna Bosshard aims to understand the drivers of clothing overconsumption and more sustainable modes of consumption (especially buying less) through systematic ... Lees meer
New KLI-member Ana Stojanović – Coaching of medical professionals
Ana Stojanović is doing her PhD at the Erasmus Medical Center and the Department of Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Within the Challenge&Support and LIFT Your Talent coaching programs, Ana investigates the effectiveness and working mechanisms of coaching ... Lees meer
New KLI-member Qi Zhao – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?
In his PhD research new KLI-member Qi Zhao (VU) wants to investigate the impact of economic inequality on conspiracy theory beliefs. He also intends to explore the underlying mechanisms and boundary conditions of this relationship. Although conspiracy theories may sometimes help people be alert ... Lees meer
Online misunderstandings can also result from excessive clarity
It is often assumed that online discussions escalate because people become less socially concerned when they are anonymous, or because online messages are unclear and easily misunderstood. In her PhD-dissertation, which she defended on September 22 in Groningen, KLI-alumnus Carla Roos reveals ... Lees meer
KLI-alumnus Martijn Blikmans: Do we live in the age of emotion politics?
Surprising political victories in the last decade, such as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign win and the Brexit, fuelled the popular lay theory that we are living in an age of “post-truth” politics, where facts do not matter anymore. In his dissertation KLI-alumnus Martijn Blikmans discusses ... Lees meer