Kickoff meeting of the Centre for Integrative Business Psychology with a theme day on Prosociality and (economic) decision making

Postponed indefinitely due to Corona (Covid-19) !

2020.02.24 | Tine Bagger Christiansen

Date Fri 27 Mar
Time 09:00 12:30
Location Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Bartholins Allé 11, Building 1350, 6th floor


09:00 - 09:05        Opening by Jan Tønnesvang, Head of the Department of Psychology

09:05 - 09:15         Welcome address by Thomas Pallesen, Dean of Aarhus BSS

09:15 - 09:30         Introduction to the Centre by Stefan Pfattheicher, Director

09:30 - 10:15          Talk by Robert Böhm (University of Copenhagen): How behavioural economics can contribute to a healthy society

Robert will show that behavioural economics can increase scientific understanding of challenging questions – using vaccinations as an example.

10:15 - 10:30          Coffee break

10:30 - 11:15           Talk by Nadira Faber (University of Oxford and University of Exeter): Physiological influences on prosociality

Nadira will discuss how psycho-physiological states and the social context interact in shaping prosocial behaviour, using hunger as an example.

11:15 - 11:30           Coffee break

11:30 - 12:15           Talk by Isabel Thielmann (University of Landau): An affordance-based perspective on individual differences in prosocial behaviour

Isabel will outline the personality traits that play a prominent role when humans make prosocial decisions.

12:15 - 12:30           Concluding remarks by Stefan Pfattheicher: Next steps for the Centre

Sign-up and registration


The meeting is open for all interested researchers from BSS, Aarhus University, as well as executives from the public and private sector. Attendance is free.

Sign up by an email to Stefan Pfattheicher at no later than March 13.

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