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Torsten Kolind. Photo: Tine Bagger

2017.06.19 | People, Rusmiddelforskning

New director at the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research

The Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research at Aarhus BSS has a new director: Professor Torsten Kolind, who has worked at the centre for a number of years.

14 June 2017 is research presentation day at the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research. Photo: AU Foto

2017.06.02 | Events, Rusmiddelforskning

Can we predict which young people will develop a substance abuse?

Most young people use some form of alcohol or drug when they go to a party without it causing any problems. However, for a small group of young people, the use escalates and causes major problems for them in the long term. Why does this happen to some young people - and how can we prevent it from happening?

Mia Skytte O´Toole. Photo: Tine Bagger

2017.05.19 | People

Mia Skytte O’Toole from the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus BSS h

Mia Skytte O’Toole from the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus BSS has been selected as this year’s - and the Danish Psychological Association’s first - junior researcher.

Children with older mothers thrive better. Photo: Colourbox

2017.03.21 | Research news

Children with older mothers thrive better

The average maternal age has increased steadily for the past many years - and that is actually not so bad. New research from Aarhus BSS shows that older mothers are less likely to punish and scold their children while raising them, and that the children have fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties.

The Old Town (Den Gamle By). Photo: Colourbox

2017.01.25 | Research news

Can we help dementia patients remember?

VELUX FONDEN has granted DKK 6,687,123 to “MemoScience: Centre for the rehabilitation of autobiographical memory in dementia patients”, the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Aarhus BSS. The grant will be spent on research into whether it is possible to recover some of the memory of people with Alzheimer’s disease.

2017.01.11 | Research news

An annual relationship check-up improves your relationship

Should we all attend annual relationship check-ups just like we pay annual visits to the dentist? It seems like we should. The longer you have been in a relationship, the less satisfied you are - and at some point, almost half of all marriages will end in divorce. New research shows that a relationship check-up may improve the quality of your…

Mia Skytte O’Toole and CON AMORE nominated for awards

2016.12.19 | Research news

Mia Skytte O’Toole and CON AMORE nominated for awards

Mia Skytte O’Toole has been nominated by the Danish Psychological Association as Denmark’s candidate for the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations’ award, the Comenius Early Career Award. CON AMORE has also been nominated as Denmark’s candidate for the EFPA’s Aristotle Prize.

Alum of the year 2016 is Thomas Hedegaard Rasmussen. Photo: AU Foto

2016.08.23 | People

Alum of the year 2016

Alum of the year 2016 is Thomas Hedegaard Rasmussen, who completed his Master’s degree in 2002 and his PhD in 2007 at the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Today he is Vice-president of HR Data and Analytics at Royal Dutch Shell in the Hague.

According to Professor James Wertsch, the reason for Putin and Russia’s actions and self-perception is found in the actual history of the country. Photo: Colourbox

2016.06.21 | Events, Research news

Understanding Russia

Russia’s own narrative is part of the reason for the big differences between Russia’s self-perception and the common perception of Russia in countries such as Denmark.

Aarhus BSS is establishing the Centre for Quality of Life together with Aarhus Municipality. Photo: Aarhus Municipality

2016.05.04 | Research news

New centre in Aarhus Municipality established in collaboration with Aarhus BSS

Aarhus BSS is establishing the Centre for Quality of Life together with Aarhus Municipality and is looking for psychologists who want to contribute to developing the centre.

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