Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences

The Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences is part of Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. The department carries out research and teaching within all of the important fields of psychology and contributes with research and knowledge exchange for society at large. Researchers from the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences are part of close national and international collaborations and have a strong tradition for collaborating with researchers from many different academic areas.


Programmes


News

From the teaching in Norway. Photo: Tea Trillingsgaard.

2019.11.08 | Aarhus BSS

Relationship check-up now offered in Norway

Researchers Tea Trillingsgaard and Hanne Fentz from the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Aarhus BSS are working on a project that offers a relationship check-up to couples (the Par-tjek project). The offer has been developed and tested at Aarhus University in collaboration with the Centre for Family Development. A new central…

PHOTO: Amy Reed on Unsplash

2019.08.08 | Research news

Women do not believe in career luck

What does it take to get a management position? Most people would probably say that you need good skills and a good CV. It also helps to have a strong network and a bit of luck by being in the right place at the right time. But not everyone shares this view. In fact, men and women from different parts of the world have very different ideas about…

Jan Tønnesvang. Photo: Tine Bagger

2018.12.13 | News from the management

Jan Tønnesvang to continue as head of the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences.

“In many ways, my time as the head of department has been quite a journey. I had some theoretical ideas about management, and I've been taking practical lessons in my own management theory,” says Jan Tønnesvang, head of the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, continuing after 1 December. In this interview, Jan Tønnesvang talks about…

Events

Wed 20 Nov
13:15-15:30 | Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Auditorium 011, Building 1324
PhD Defence: Hilde Randa
Health-Related Quality of Life in adolescents with psoriasis
Fri 06 Dec
09:15-11:30 | Aarhus Universitet, Auditorium 455, Building 1342
PhD Defence: Simon Elsborg Nygaard
What individual, collective and structural factors determine an individual's level of 'environmental sustainable living? Theoretical frameworks, methodological challenges, scientific relevance, and practical applicability.
Fri 06 Dec
14:15-16:30 | Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Auditorium 455, Building 1342
PhD Defence: Sigrid Juhl Lunde
Placebo control in the investigation of music-induced analgesia

Research